Cheesy scrambled eggs with bacon recipe

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These cheesy scrambled eggs with bacon make a delicious healthy breakfast served on wholemeal toast.

Cheesey scrambled eggs with bacon
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Cost RangeCheap

This cheesey scrambled eggs with bacon recipe makes a deliciously-filling, protein-packed breakfast.

A lovely scrambled egg recipe for the weekend, it makes a great brunch to keep you going until mid afternoon.

Serve on hot, buttered wholemeal toast, or with a side of mushrooms if you fancy something a little extra.

Learn how to cook the perfect scrambled eggs with our easy guide!


  • 2 rashers back bacon
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 15g butter
  • A little milk
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 50g mature Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 large slices wholemeal bread
  • Butter for spreading




  1. Grill the bacon until crispy and keep warm.
  2. Put the eggs into a small bowl and beat lightly with a fork, then pour them into a small saucepan.
  3. Add the butter and milk and stir together well with a wooden spoon.
  4. Put the pan on a low heat and cook gently, stirring constantly until the eggs thicken and become creamy. Season to taste. Take the pan off the heat.
  5. Add the cheese and stir into the mixture evenly.
  6. Toast the bread, then butter each slice.
  7. Arrange the bacon on top of the toast, then spoon on the cheesy eggs.
  8. Serve immediately.
Top Tip for making Cheesy scrambled eggs with bacon

To make this really special add some smoked salmon trimmings to the cheesey scrambled eggs. Add the salmon after the eggs have cooked. Serve with or without the bacon. Instead of serving on toast why not try toasted bagels or muffins.

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

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