Creamy Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs


Cottage cheese eggs for breakfast are a nice change from regular scrambled eggs. This egg recipe comes out creamy and soft. Perfect with a slice of tomato and turkey bacon for a delicious and fast low-carb breakfast.

Close up on a plate of creamy cottage cheese scrambled eggs, with a side of toast.
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 4 large eggs, beaten

  • ¼ cup cottage cheese

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives, or to taste (Optional)

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    All ingredients gathered to make creamy cottage cheese scrambled eggs.

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  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Pour beaten eggs into the skillet; let cook undisturbed until the bottom of the eggs begins to firm, 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Stir cottage cheese and chives into eggs and season with black pepper.

    Cottage cheese and chives added to skillet of eggs.

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  4. Cook and stir until eggs are nearly set, 3 to 4 minutes more.

    Cook until eggs are nearly set.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

224 Calories
17g Fat
2g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 224
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 392mg 131%
Sodium 295mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 167mg 4%

* 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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