Full of flavor and simple, these hearty scrambled eggs are perfect for breakfast during the week or brunch on the weekend.
If you are looking for a new recipe to make the best scrambled eggs, this dish is for you.
These scrambled eggs with corn, scallions and tomatoes are a wonderful variation of the popular Huevos Pericos, a traditional and very popular Colombian and Venezuelan breakfast recipe.
This famous egg Latin dish is simply, scrambled eggs cooked with tomatoes and scallions. The addition of corn makes for a delicious and unique version of the traditional scrambled eggs recipe I grew up eating in Colombia.
Eggs: I like to use cage free organic eggs for my recipes.
Butter: I recommend using a good quality unsalted butter.
Oil: Vegetable or canola oil will work for this recipe, because they are both neutral tasting oils.
Vegetables: Scallions, tomatoes and corn. You can use fresh or frozen corn for this recipe.
Spices: Salt and feel free to add fresh ground black pepper if you want.
Full printable recipe card with ingredients, directions and cooking tips below.
How to Make Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes, Scallions and Corn
In a medium non-stick skillet heat the butter and oil over medium heat. Add the tomatoes and scallions and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the corn, stir and cook for about 2 minutes more.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk the eggs and salt. Add the eggs in the skillet with the tomato mixture and cook over medium heat, without stirring, until mixture begins to set. Stir twice or until the eggs mix with the tomato and scallions and cook about 2 minutes or until the eggs are the consistency you like.Transfer to a serving plate and serve warm.
What Kind of Eggs Should I Use?
Egg is a wonderful food with a lot of protein and vitamins. Thanks to its versatility, main dishes, appetizers, sides dishes and desserts benefit from this great ingredient. I like cooking with organic and cage free eggs, because they are better for you and they have more flavor.
Pro Recipe Tips
There are many ways that you can customize this egg recipe, add bacon, mushrooms, sausage, ham to the mixture, or avocado slices on top before serving. The options are endless.
The secret to make perfect scrambled eggs is whisking the eggs vigorously in a bowl before adding to the pan. *The trick to make the best and creamy scrambled eggs is to cook them in low heat. *You can replace the vegetable oil with canola oil if you prefer.
Having a good and unique scrambled eggs recipe variation in your repertoire will make it easier to change your breakfast ideas weekly. Serve this perfect scrambled egg dish with arepa or bread, and cheese on the side.
More Breakfast Recipes to Try:
Arepa Stuffed with Egg (Arepa de Huevo)
Colombian Cheese Bread (Pandebono)
Best Scrambled Eggs Recipe
- 2 tablespoons butter
- ½ tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
- 1 cup cooked corn fresh or frozen
- 8 eggs
- 2 medium tomatoes finely chopped
- 4 tablespoons finely chopped scallions
- Salt to taste
- In a medium non-stick skillet heat the butter and oil over medium heat.
- Add the tomatoes and scallions and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the corn, stir and cook for about 2 minutes more.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk the eggs and salt. Add the eggs in the skillet with the tomato mixture and cook over medium heat, without stirring, until mixture begins to set.
- Stir twice or until the eggs mix with the tomato and scallions and cook about 2 minutes or until the eggs are the consistency you like.
- Transfer to a serving plate and serve warm.
Yep..I remember this when I lived in Venezuela. A realy delicious breakfast. I bought my arepa grill and now I have arepas a few times a week. I missed them...
What a very cool twist on breakfast. I like it, a lot!
I hope all is well with you.
wow great breakie
What a dream this breakfast would be.
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such pretty colors! excellent way to make a complete meal out of eggs, erica!
Erica this breakfast looks spectacular with all the color and flavor packed into it. I love it.
Emily from The Best of this Life
This looks so good & satisfying. Love the mix of colours and flavours! 🙂