With very little cook time, scrambled eggs are great for busy mornings. Ingredients can be prepped in the fridge the night before if mornings can be hectic.
Get your day moving in the right direction with this recipe for a scrambled egg with spinach power breakfast. Chicken, spinach, and avocado make for a high-protein meal with a whopping 49 grams of protein to help you build and repair muscle and has only 5 carbs. This flavorful and healthy scramble cuts out lots of the cholesterol by combining 1 full egg and 4 egg whites.
Chicken and Spinach Scramble with Avocado
This healthy chicken and avocado scramble is a satisfying, high-protein breakfast.
- 1 large egg
- 4 large egg whites ½ cup
- sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
- nonstick cooking spray
- 1 cup raw baby spinach
- 3 oz. cooked chicken breast chopped
- 1/4 medium avocado thinly sliced
Combine egg and egg whites in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.
Season with salt and pepper, if desired; whisk to blend. Set aside.
Heat medium nonstick skillet lightly coated with spray over medium-low heat.
Add spinach; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until wilted.
Add egg mixture; cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until almost set.
Add chicken; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until eggs are set.
Top with avocado; serve immediately.
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Photo and recipe by Amanda Meixner