Spicy Tomato and Cheese Scramble

Spicy Tomato and Cheese Scramble
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What Started it all:
eggs, skillet, tomatoes, cheese, onion, hot sauce

This delicious and zesty scrambled egg dish is perfect for breakfast or brunch. The combination of ripe tomatoes, melted cheese, and a hint of hot sauce makes it a flavorful and satisfying meal that everyone will love.


  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar or your choice)
  • 1-2 tablespoons hot sauce (adjust to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs (optional, for garnish)


  1. Crack the eggs into a large bowl, add a pinch of salt and pepper, and beat them until well mixed.
  2. Chop the onion and dice the tomatoes.
  3. Grate the cheese if not pre-shredded.
  4. Heat the olive oil or butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add the chopped onions and sauté until they become translucent and slightly golden, about 4-5 minutes.
  6. Add the diced tomatoes to the skillet and cook for another 2-3 minutes until they soften.
  7. Pour the beaten eggs into the skillet with the onions and tomatoes.
  8. Let the eggs sit for a few seconds, then begin to gently stir them with a spatula.
  9. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggs are mostly set but still slightly runny.
  10. Sprinkle the shredded cheese over the eggs and add the hot sauce.
  11. Stir gently until the cheese is melted and the eggs are fully cooked.
  12. Taste and adjust the seasoning with more salt, pepper, or hot sauce if needed.
  13. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired.
  14. Serve immediately with your favorite sides like toast or avocado.

This Spicy Tomato and Cheese Scramble is a quick and easy dish that packs a punch of flavor. Perfect for a hearty breakfast or a light dinner, it’s sure to become a favorite in your household. Enjoy!

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