Richard's Breakfast Scramble


It is a great next day, leftover user breakfast that is hearty and fast! My brother came up with this recipe and it has become a breakfast mainstay when we get together! Serve with bacon, toast and fruit. Yummy!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 5 eggs, beaten

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 slices cooked ham, chopped

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 to taste salt and pepper to taste

  • teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste

  • 2 ½ tablespoons butter


  1. In a large bowl, beat together eggs and milk. Stir in onion, ham, cheese, salt, pepper and garlic powder.

  2. Melt butter in a large frying pan or skillet over medium high heat. Add eggs and cook, without stirring, until eggs begin to set. At that point, stir the eggs until roughly scrambled. Keep doing this until eggs are fully cooked, about 10 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Editor's Note:

Please note the difference in cooking time when using the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
26g Fat
4g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 14g 68%
Cholesterol 290mg 97%
Sodium 636mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 255mg 20%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 216mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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