8 Ways to Upgrade Scrambled Eggs

How to make your scrambled eggs even better.

Scallion Scrambled Eggs with Potato Chips
Photo: © Christina Holmes

Scrambled eggs are a breakfast staple in the United States. Simple and satisfying, simple scrambled eggs can be enjoyed on their own or on toast with seasoning, but we have a few ways to shake that routine up. Here's how to make scrambled eggs new any morning or afternoon.

Poach your eggs

1997 F&W Best New Chef Daniel Patterson revealed the easy way to make creamy, fluffy scrambled eggs by poaching them. It's a terrific trick that produces great results with barely any mess.

Breakfast Tacos
© Abby Hocking

Wrap scrambled eggs in a tortilla

Roll scrambled eggs and your favorite fillings into terrific, breakfast tacos, which are equally good for lunch or dinner. Justin Chapple opts for crisp bacon and Monterey Jack cheese.

Top scrambled eggs with croutons

Instead of serving scrambled eggs with toast, top them with herbed croutons for a fun take on a breakfast staple.

Shave bottarga on scrambled eggs

Salted, pressed, and dried mullet roe (a.k.a. bottarga) has a deep-sea umami flavor. It adds terrific complexity to herb-flecked scrambled eggs on toast.

Stir in sparkling wine

Scrambling eggs with some dry sparkling wine like cava gives the dish a terrifically light texture.

Serve eggs with potato chips

Scallion Scrambled Eggs with Potato Chips
© Christina Holmes

No one said upgrading has to mean spending more money. Simply serving scrambled eggs with crispy kettle-cooked potato chips is a fast and fun way to make the dish even better.

Put scrambled eggs on pizza

Make an over-the-top breakfast pizza by topping pizza dough with crisp bacon, custardy scrambled eggs, and two cheeses like Brie and mozzarella.

Soft Scrambled Eggs with Ham and Truffles Recipe
Victor Protasio

Garnish scrambled eggs with truffles

Scrambled eggs and thinly shaved truffles are a no-brainer of a pairing. It's the perfect easy-to-prepare but totally decadent dinner.

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