Cheesy Scramble with Mushrooms & Bacon

Combining flavours and textures like this is hard to resist.  Eggs provide the majority of the energy and protein along with choline, vitamins B2, and selenium.  In addition to providing a luxurious texture, cheese is also rich in calcium and phosphorus.  Bacon contributes to the decadent flavour profile, while the mushrooms add a touch of copper. 

Macros 

One serve provides 369 calories, 27 g protein, 26 g fat, 3 g net carbs and P:E = 0.9.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 2

  • 2 rashers of bacon, sliced 1 cm strips
  • 2 large mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 whole eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions 

  • Heat a non-stick frying pan to medium heat,  add the bacon and fry until the bacon is crispy.
  • Add the mushrooms and cook a further few minutes until the mushrooms are soft, Place the mixture on half your plate and set aside.
  • Re-use the pan to scramble the eggs by returning the pan to the heat, add the beaten eggs and cheese and stir to scramble and cook.
  • Once the eggs are solid, tip onto the other half of the plate with the mushrooms and bacon mixture. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. 

Suitable for 

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