Recipe by Chef John
"This mammoth plate of food features three eggs, a half-pound of meat, and more than enough spinach. Apparently a late-night patron requested his spinach omelet include a hamburger patty, and this is what happened. In respect to good ol' made-up 'Joe,' I've kept the original portions, so feel free to share with a friend or three. This version is mostly meat and spinach, but if you want something closer to a classic scramble, then cut the beef and spinach amounts in half. This is how most restaurants that copy the recipe do it!"
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chopped fresh basil
chopped fresh oregano
salt and ground black pepper to taste
lean ground chuck
cooked chopped spinach, squeezed dry, or more to taste
grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, or more to taste
Joe's Special Beef & Spinach Scramble Haiku: "God, this is ugly. But holy cow it tastes epic! Made it four times now." My daughter asked, "is this dinner? Breakfast? I can't tell!" to which I responded, "sweetheart, this is HEAVEN." Awful to look at, but I remedied that slightly the 3rd time that I made it by adding 1/2 chopped red bell pepper to the onions. The parmesan and the fresh herbs really add something, as I tried it once w/ dried herbs and cheddar cheese and wasn't nearly as thrilled. Really, as written it is fantastic, but our vote (besides it being a no-question-about-it-Five-Stars) is that it needs 1. Color and 2. 1 more egg. Oh and we love to eat it w/ crusty French bread and a side of steamed squash for some reason!
Wonderful! The whole family enjoyed it. I didn't have fresh herbs so I had to use dried. It was still very good but a little bland so I added a seasoning mix from a favorite restaurant. I also mixed in some cheese as well as sprinkling on top. Next time I'll try with fresh herbs and probably add an extra egg.
Made as directed and yes Sir tasted just like
what I'd been craving. I think net time I'll add more eggs I wanted more of a scrambled egg mixture. Roommate thought it was awesome too he had two plates this makes enough for 3 easy. We had Bavarian toast with it very good .
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Joe's Special Beef and Spinach Scramble
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 879
** Calories from Fat: 540
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