Hearty Egg Scramble Recipe
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Hearty Egg Scramble Recipe

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An egg entree is always flavorful and filling...and it won't put a crack in your bank account. The recipe is extra special because it's loaded with ham and potatoes.—Marsha Ransom, South Haven, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled, cooked and cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned fully cooked ham
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Dash pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 245 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 251 mg cholesterol, 589 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and green pepper in butter until crisp-tender. Add potatoes and ham; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, water and pepper; pour over ham mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are completely set. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Egg Scramble in Taste of Home October/November 1994, p19

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2010

"It needs more flavor and not so much cooked down on the peppers and onions."

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