Green Eggs and Ham

Author: Canadian Living

Eggs scrambled with spinach pay homage to Dr. Seuss's classic story Green Eggs and Ham. Serve with Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2007

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bag fresh spinach chopped
  • 2 ham steaks (6 oz/175 g each)
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Method

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saut?nion, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add spinach; cook, stirring, until wilted, about 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.

In same skillet, fry ham over medium heat until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes. Remove and cut each in half; keep warm.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk eggs with 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; stir in spinach mixture. In same skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat; pour in egg mixture and cook until beginning to set. Gently draw spatula across bottom of pan to form large soft curds; cook, stirring, until thickened and moist but no liquid remains, about 4 minutes. Serve with ham.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1413 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 328.0
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Cholesterol 418 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g

%RDI

  • Iron 33.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 70.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 14.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 88.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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