Station Mexican Scramble

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Recipe: #38619

May 04, 2022

"Can scramble with a tortilla"

Original is 1 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (938.2 g)
  • Calories 1504.4
  • Total Fat - 103.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 44.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 2809.9 mg
  • Sodium - 2506.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.2 g
  • Sugars - 5.9 g
  • Protein - 124.1 g
  • Calcium - 1467.8 mg
  • Iron - 13.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 10.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Melt butter

Step 2

Add onions and jalapenos

Step 3

Cook until soft

Step 4

Add eggs seasoned to taste

Step 5

Add tomato

Step 6

Add cheese

Step 7

Push eggs around until cooked

Step 8

Add cilantro

Step 9

Have salsa and sour cream on side


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Choose ripe tomatoes for the best flavor.
  • Use freshly minced cilantro for the best flavor.

  • Substitution 1: Replace the butter with olive oil. Benefit: This substitution will make the dish healthier and lower in saturated fat.
  • Substitution 2: Replace the cheddar cheese with feta cheese. Benefit: This substitution will add a more unique flavor to the dish and give it more of a Mediterranean twist.

Vegetarian Station Mexican Scramble Substitute the eggs with 1 cup of black beans and 1/4 cup of corn. Increase the amount of jalapenos and onions to 2 tablespoons each. Cook until vegetables are soft and cheese is melted. Add cilantro and serve with salsa and sour cream.

Mexican Corn Salad - A light and refreshing side dish that pairs perfectly with the Mexican Scramble. The sweetness of the corn and the crunch of the bell peppers and red onions balance out the savory flavors of the scramble.

Black Bean and Rice Burritos: A delicious and hearty burrito filled with black beans, rice, and your favorite Mexican toppings. The burritos are a great accompaniment to the Mexican Scramble, providing a hearty meal with a flavorful combination of Mexican flavors.


Q: How do I make sure my scramble is fully cooked?

A: To ensure your scramble is fully cooked, you should push the eggs around until they are no longer runny and appear to be done. You can also check to make sure the cheese has melted and the eggs have reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.

Q: What are some ways to add flavor to a scramble?

A: To add flavor to a scramble, you can add herbs and spices such as garlic, onion, oregano, and thyme. You can also add vegetables like bell peppers, mushrooms, and spinach. For some extra flavor, you can also add cheese, diced ham, bacon, or sausage.

1 Reviews


Made this delicious scramble for a quick light lunch and the only change was I used a birds eye chilli (seeds and all - like spicy) and grated cheddar cheese, thank you Dee for a great lunch, made for For Your Consideration tag game at FF&F.


review by:
(12 May 2022)

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Fun facts:

Station Mexican Scramble is a popular dish in Mexico and is often served with a tortilla. It is believed that the dish was first created by Mexican revolutionaries, such as Emiliano Zapata, who wanted to make a quick and easy meal for soldiers on the go.

The dish has been popularized in the United States by celebrity chef Rick Bayless, who has featured it in several of his cookbooks. He has also been credited with introducing the dish to the wider public, helping to make it a staple in Mexican cuisine.