Breakfast

Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs

Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs are fluffy, soft and delicious. They only take about five minutes to make and are the perfect high protein breakfast to enjoy.

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Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs on top of avocado toast that are topped with cilantro and chili oil crunch.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs only take about five minutes to make.
  • The perfect high protein breakfast!
  • The eggs are soft scrambled, soft, fluffy and delicious!
  • The cottage cheese gives them a unique flavor that is crave worthy.
  • Even if you don’t like cottage cheese, you will love this recipe.
  • Serve these eggs by themselves, or on top of avocado toast like I did here.
  • If you love this idea and are looking for another way to use cottage cheese, check out my Starbucks Egg White Bites.

Ingredients And Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

Use whole eggs for best results, these are going to make the scramble fluffy and light. Otherwise, you can also use egg whites from a carton, however, the texture will be slightly different.

Feel free to use your favorite brand of cottage cheese. I used low-fat cottage cheese and it worked great.

Salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with green onions, chives, and on top of avocado toast.

eggs, cottage cheese, salt and pepper in individual containers.

How To Make

ONE: Crack eggs in a bowl and whisk until completely broken down.

eggs scrambled in a glass bowl.

TWO: Grease a skillet and then add in the scrambled eggs, turn heat to medium and then add in the cottage cheese.

cottage cheese added to the scrambled eggs.

THREE: Use a spatula and combine the cottage cheese into the eggs. Mixing consistently until the eggs start to scramble, season with salt and pepper and keep mixing. This will take about 3-5 minutes.

cottage cheese scrambled eggs in the pan.

FOUR: Serve on top of avocado toast and enjoy!

a hand holding a slice of avocado toast that is topped with scrambled eggs and cottage cheese.

Tips And Tricks

First whisk eggs in a separate bowl.

Add scrambled eggs to a non-stick skillet that is greased with non-stick spray.

Use a rubber spatula to combine eggs and cottage cheese.

Mix the eggs and cottage cheese consistently until a soft scramble is formed, cook until the eggs have no more moisture.

How To Serve And Store

Serve this Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs on top of avocado toast or by itself with your favorite toppings like fresh chives, chili oil crunch, or cilantro.

a slice of avocado toast that is topped with scrambled egg cottage cheese, cilantro and chili oil.

Taste And Texture

These Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs are savory and slightly tangy.

The texture is soft, fluffy and light!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use egg whites instead of whole eggs?

Yes, however, the texture will be slightly different.

Can I use ricotta instead of cottage cheese?

yup! totally.

How are these eggs best served?

I like to eat mine on top of avocado toast and served with scallions and chili oil crunch.

Other Recipes You May Like

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Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs

Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs are fluffy, soft and delicious. They only take about five minutes to make and are the perfect high protein breakfast to enjoy.
PIN RECIPE
PREP TIME:
2 minutes
COOK TIME:
3 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
5 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup low-fat or full fat cottage cheese
  • salt + pepper to taste
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 slice of sourdough, toasted
  • chili oil crunch for topping

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

1 serving

Directions

  1. Crack eggs in a bowl and whisk until completely broken down.
  2. Grease a skillet and then add in the scrambled eggs, turn heat to medium and then add in the cottage cheese.
  3. Use a spatula and combine the cottage cheese into the eggs. Mixing consistently until the eggs start to scramble, season with salt and pepper and keep mixing. This will take about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Serve on top of avocado toast and enjoy!

Notes

  • First whisk eggs in a separate bowl.
  • Add scrambled eggs to a non-stick skillet that is greased with non-stick spray.
  • Use a rubber spatula to combine eggs and cottage cheese.
  • Mix the eggs and cottage cheese consistently until a soft scramble is formed, cook until the eggs have no more moisture.

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