Breakfast, brunch, lunch or even a mid-day snack, this scrambled egg toast is a savory treat.
Can we just talk a moment about the perfect scrambled egg?I grew up watching my mom, Jude, add a splash of cream to her scrambled eggs. So, for years, I imitated this. No complaints. They were creamy and delicious!
And then, one day, about 10 years ago, Bill and I were vacationing in Williamsburg with my parents. They took our then 1 year old boy for his own night out and sent us on a date to one of their favorite restaurants.
A Chef’s Kitchen. Williamsburg, Virginia.
One of our best and most unique date nights ever!
A gourmet foodie lover’s dream, eating here is a culinary experience unlike any restaurant I’ve ever been to. The Chefs here teach you, entertain you, and create these unbelievable dishes right before you. Not to mention the dinner starts with champagne and provides wine pairings to go with each of the five courses.
As Chef John created some unbelievable dish, his sous-chef threw out a quick tip to his audience. When making eggs, add a splash of water to the eggs after whisking them.
Scrambled egg game changer.
Water makes the eggs fluffier and lighter and it creates a steaming effect when heated in the pan.
That has been my method (and even Jude switched to a splash of water) ever since!
Anyway, about that breakfast toast.
I don’t tend to put much effort in to breakfast, unless it is a weekend. And I am definitely guilty of putting my own breakfast needs aside until the kids are fed, the coffee is made, the kids get on the bus, the counters are wiped, the coffee is sipped in peace in quiet…you get the gist.
If I am headed out for an early morning workout or a fast paced tennis point play, then I make a quick protein shake or grab a banana or a bar. Otherwise, if I’m home, the morning gets away from me and by the time I think about breakfast, it is pretty much lunch time even though I am still in breakfast mode.I love a simple egg toast topped with savory fresh ingredients. Egg toasts are so forgiving because you can use whatever you have on hand. Even though it is quick and simple for a busy weekday, they are also elegant enough to serve to guests on a weekend.
Avocado mashed on toast and topped with a sunny side-up egg. Ya’ got me!
Quick fried egg on a toast sprinkled with cayenne pepper. Give it to me!
This time, though, I’m whipping up some creamy goat cheese spread with fresh cut chives for us and, let me say, it is out of this world! Mixing any herb with tangy goat cheese is effortless and easy yet packs a whole lot of flavor!After that splash of water is added, I cook my eggs low and slow and remove from the heat before they’re finished cooking to account for carryover cooking.
I put this creamy spread on some whole wheat toast, top it with fresh juicy tomatoes, those moist eggs, and a good sprinkling of more fresh cut chives.
The chives give this a slight oniony taste and the bite of goat cheese makes something so simple so extraordinary!
Tell me, what are favorite breakfast toast toppings?
Need a brunch idea to serve a crowd? Make your eggs rich and creamy with this Overnight Egg Casserole.
- 2 eggs
- Splash of water about 2 tbsp
- Fresh cut chives desired amount
- 1 tomato thinly sliced
- goat cheese spread about 2 ounces but adjust to taste
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 - 1 tbsp butter or olive oil
Whisk 2 eggs in a bowl.
Add water and whisk again.
Add butter or olive oil to a pan over medium-low heat. (Let butter melt)
Pour in the eggs and cook them low and slow.
Remove eggs from heat before they're finished cooking to account for carryover cooking. They should still look loose and a bit runny.
Toast 2 slices of bread.
Mix goat cheese and cut chives together.
Spread the cheese on the toast and top with tomato, eggs, and more chives.