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Scrambled Eggs with Oat Milk

These dairy free scrambled eggs with oat milk are a simple yet delicious way to start the day! Best of all they are really quick and easy to make.

scrambled eggs in a frying pan on a marble counter

Whenever I am looking for a quick and simple breakfast, I whip up a batch of scrambled eggs.

I really love how I can even take them to go by putting them in a pita with a little bit of mayonnaise.

I’m also regularly trying new ways to make scrambled eggs because I am fascinated by the different interesting things I see.

For example, did you know that by making scrambled eggs with mayonnaise you actually can have the most perfect scrambled eggs without any fuss?

Scrambled eggs with starch also create scrambled egg perfection with no effort!

Then of course there is the question of if you even really need milk in scrambled eggs – which by the way my scrambled eggs without milk prove you don’t.

What about using different dairy free milks, does that change the flavor? Like say you make scrambled eggs with almond milk, will they have a nutty taste?

Now that I’ve fallen head over heals for oat milk, I of course had to make scrambled eggs with oat milk.

ARE EGGS DAIRY?

No, eggs are not dairy.  Dairy is milk and any food products made from milk, including cheese, cream, butter, and yogurt. 

So, while eggs are an animal product, they are not dairy. In fact, eggs fall under the protein food group.

INTERNATIONAL VARIATIONS

Scrambled eggs are eaten all over the world and each culture has their own unique version of this simple dish.

HUEVOS A LA MEXICANA

Huevos A La Mexicana are Mexican scrambled eggs. They are made with onions, hot peppers, and tomatoes.

To make it, sautee before adding the eggs:

4 tablespoons white onion chopped
1 Serrano pepper finely diced
2 Plum tomato diced

HUEVOS EN SALSITA

Another Mexican vacation are scrambled eggs with salsa.

To make this dish, heat 2 cups of mild salsa and add the scrambled eggs to it.

HUEVOS PERICOS

Huevos Pericos, or parrot eggs, are popular in Colombian and Venezuelan.

This dish is made with sautéed diced onions, bell pepper, and tomatoes. Scallions are a a common substitution or addition to the onions in Colombia.

To make it, saute before adding the eggs:

1 tomato, diced
1 tablespoon onions or scallions, diced

POQUI POQUI 

Poqui poqui is a Filipino eggplant and scrambled eggs dish. To make this, you need:

2 eggplant, grilled and shredded
1 small onion, sliced thinly
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 large Roma tomatoes, diced

Sautee the onion and garlic. Then, add tomatoes and cook until soft. When ready, add eggplant. Finally, add the eggs and scramble.

ISRAELI BREAKFAST STYLED SCRAMBLED EGGS

While there is no unique way Israeli’s make scrambled eggs, it is often served with Israeli salad on the side. Alternatively, it is served with slices of cucumbers and tomatoes.

JAPANESE STYLED SCRAMBLED EGGS

In Japan, soy sauce is added scrambled eggs to enrich their flavor.

To make this style of eggs, add two teaspoons of soy sauce to the beaten eggs.

STIR-FRIED TOMATO AND SCRAMBLED EGGS

This scrambled egg dish is popular in China. To make it, you need:

3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pinch sugar

Once the scrambled eggs are prepared, sauté the tomatoes and garlic until the tomatoes are mushy. Add the scrambled eggs to the tomato mixture and sprinkle with sugar.

People put all sorts of vegetables and herbs in eggs.

Most common additions are mushrooms, peppers, and spinach – not all at once.

How to make scrambled eggs extra creamy

It may sound crazy but adding a tablespoon of mayonnaise when beating your eggs actually makes the perfect scrambled eggs!

I didn’t put this amazing tip in the recipe because mayonnaise can seem like a very strange addition to most recipes.

That said, it is my secrete ingredient for some of my favorite recipes like my incredibly creamy mashed potatoes without milk!

When you add mayonnaise it yielded the perfect scrambled eggs in a quarter of the time that it normally takes.

And think about it, mayonnaise is eggs and oil so why wouldn’t it be a good addition to scrambled eggs?

If you’re worried about it will have strong mayonnaise flavor, don’t be! The eggs tasted rich and luxurious.

Yield: Serves 1

Scrambled eggs with Oat Milk

scrambled eggs in a frying pan on a marble counter

These dairy free scrambled eggs with oat milk are a simple yet delicious way to start the day! Best of all they are really quick and easy to make.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon mild flavored oat milk
  • Olive oil
  • Salt

Instructions

    1. Crack the eggs into a medium bowl and add the oat milk. Whisk until combined.
    2. Brush a small nonstick skillet with olive oil. Bring to medium heat.
    3. Pour in the eggs, and let them cook for a few seconds without stirring. When the eggs begin to set, start mixing them until you have large chunky pieces.
    4. Remove the pan from the heat when the eggs are mostly set, but a little liquid egg remains.
    5. Sprinkle with salt to taste.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 217Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 558mgSodium: 795mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 19g

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