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Simple Shrimp Scramble

 Simple Shrimp Scramble
"My husband is a big fan of breakfast," says Patty Cloninger from Rochester, Washington. "When I was looking for something different to make I came up with this recipe. He raved over it."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar or Colby-Monterey Jack cheese


  • In a large skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and garlic in 1
  • tablespoon butter until tender. Stir in shrimp. Remove to a bowl and
  • keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Add
  • eggs; cook and stir until completely set. Stir in the shrimp
  • mixture, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 3-5 minutes or until
  • cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 370 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 547 mg cholesterol, 758 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein.