Creamy Scrambled Eggs with Crème Fraiche & Smoked Salmon Recipe

November 28, 2015

Creamy Scrambled Eggs with Crème Fraiche & Smoked Salmon Recipe


This indulgent version of humble scrambled eggs is just perfect for a special holiday breakfast or brunch. Want to elevate it to another level? Sprinkle servings with a little caviar!


Overview

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: Six servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crème fraiche, divided
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons chopped fresh dill, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 12 large eggs
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon
  • 3 croissants, split and toasted

Instructions

  1. Combine 3/4 cup crème fraiche, 1 1/2 Tablespoons dill, 1/4 teaspoon salt and ground black pepper to taste in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Whisk eggs, 1/2 teaspoon salt and ground black pepper to taste in a medium bowl until blended.
  3. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Pour in egg mixture and cook over medium-low heat, stirring with a heat-proof spatula, just until eggs are almost set, but still look soft and creamy. Remove from heat and stir in remaining 1/4 cup crème fraiche and 1 Tablespoon dill.
  4. Arrange toasted croissants on a platter or on serving plates. Top with scrambled eggs, then smoked salmon. Top with dill crème fraiche. Grind black pepper over top if desired.



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