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Florentine Eggs Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Florentine Eggs

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"A wonderful way to spruce up eggs using spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Beat eggs, milk, and a pinch of salt together in a bowl.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Add mushrooms, spinach, and cherry tomatoes; cook and stir until spinach is wilted, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Pour egg mixture over vegetable mixture and cook until eggs are still soft and halfway cooked, 2 to 3 minutes. Add mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese to egg mixture; cook until eggs are set and cheeses are melted, 3 to 4 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
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Feb 15, 2015

This is an egg dish I make often and am very familiar with. Guess I’ve been eating eggs prepared like this all my life! (I’ve made converts of those who are suspicious of garlic in scrambled eggs!) Today I had no mozzarella, so Cheddar filled in and I always prefer using butter in this instance rather than olive oil. I also prefer the tomatoes sliced and on the side rather than in the eggs, but it’s good either way. This is a breakfast you can eat and feel you’ve done your body good (as opposed to the ever and always delicious and tempting pancakes, Belgian waffles with strawberries and whipped cream, coffee cake, biscuits and sausage gravy, French toast, donuts, stratas, hash browns, cinnamon rolls, etc.)

 
Jan 04, 2015

Hubby said these were the best eggs I've ever made. He doesn't care for onions or mushrooms and I didn't have garlic, so I omitted those and used about 1/8 tsp of garlic pepper in place of the salt. Seemed like a lot of oil; I used non-stick spray instead. Had shredded cheddar jack on hand, so subbed it in for the mozzerella. Used 4 extra large eggs minus one yolk, and it yielded more than the two of us could finish. So good, and it does look fancy!

 

9 Ratings

Jun 08, 2014

Love this dish. Made for dinner tonight. A couple of minor tweeks we love mushrooms so I diced up 3 and add them with the onions to fry up. Instead of using mozzarella I used fresh buratta cheese which is like soft mozzarella but has a cream centre. Thank you for sharing this wonderful dish.

 
Nov 02, 2014

This was simply delicious. The only changes that I made was I used almond milk instead of regular milk. I didn't have fresh tomatoes so I used Hunt's diced tomatoes. I also omitted the spinach because I just didn't have it. But will make again with spinach. Thank you!!!!

 
Oct 07, 2014

I made this yesterday morning. I might add more tomatoes next time. I used a mix of mozzarella, Romano, Asiago, and Parmesan cheeses. Not only is it delicious, but it looks pretty when served.

 
May 21, 2014

What a delicious breakfast and looks so fancy too! Such an easy recipe to add more or less of what you happen to like.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 455 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 568 mg
  • 189%
  • Fat
  • 38.1 g
  • 59%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 24.2 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 344 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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