Paleo Diet

Spinach and Avocado Scramble

I’ve probably made this spinach and avocado scramble 1239487234897234987 times over the years. It’s THAT easy and versatile. And like I’ve said before, I always feel really good about myself anytime I can sneak vegetables into my breakfast.

For all our keto-following friends out there, this is a great breakfast option for you as well. You’ve got your protein and fats in there and a bunch of micronutrients as well.

The boost of flavor in this recipe comes from two of my most favorite ingredients ever – shallot and garlic. Let’s be honest, anytime a recipe calls for garlic, I (at least) double what it calls for. As for shallots, they add a somewhat sweet, yet sharp, flavor. If you always reach for an onion, try to swap it out for a shallot every once and while.

You’ll also need half a dozen eggs, spinach, avocado, oil, and some spices. And that’s it. It couldn’t be easier – and you probably have all these ingredients in your kitchen. right. now.

This recipe makes enough for two people, so share it with your loved one if you want. But maybe you’re SUPER hungry, like I am most mornings, and you want to eat all of it. DO IT. Always a good idea.

This spinach and avocado omelet is super easy to add to if you feel like you need to. Some of my favorite additions? Hot sauce – of course. My favorite is Cholulu red or green sauce. Frank’s is also good.

I also love adding Trader Joe’s Everything But The Bagel seasoning on top if you like a little salty, crunchiness added to it. Tomatoes also might be a good addition – either scrambled in or on top.

Eat this in the morning and then go crush your day.

If you like this recipe, check out these others:

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Paleo Mayo

Bacon and Asparagus Omelet

Taco Scramble

Spinach and Avocado Scramble

A quick and easy breakfast that is full of greens and protein, with the addition of the good fat in avocado to keep you full. Perfect when you know you’ve got a busy day ahead.

Ingredients

  • 1
    tablespoon
    butter or olive oil
  • 1
    shallot
    minced
  • 2
    cloves
    garlic
    minced
  • 4
    cups
    chopped spinach
  • 6
    eggs
    beaten well
  • 1
    avocado
    diced
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
    to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the shallot and garlic and cook until soft. Add the spinach; cook until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Add the eggs, and scramble as they cook. When done, divide between two plates and top with the avocado before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Spinach and Avocado Scramble

Amount Per Serving

Calories 441
Calories from Fat 297

% Daily Value*

Fat 33g51%

Carbohydrates 18g6%

Fiber 8g33%

Sugar 5g6%

Protein 23g46%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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