Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and dill -

Here's a great new way to scramble eggs – cooked in a double saucepan or in a bowl over simmering water, without any butter, then mixed with crème fraîche for a creamy result. With strips of smoked salmon and fresh dill, this is the ultimate luxury brunch dish.

Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and dill -


  • 6 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons low–fat milk
  • 6 roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 thick slices wholemeal bread
  • ¼ cup (60 g) crème fraîche
  • 75 g sliced smoked salmon, cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dillsprigs of fresh dill to serve


  1. Lightly beat the eggs with the milk in a heatproof bowl or in the top of a double saucepan.
  2. Set over a saucepan containing barely simmering water – the base of the bowl or pan should just touch the water.
  3. Cook for 6–8 minutes, or until the eggs begin to thicken, stirring frequently.
  4. Preheat the grill to high.
  5. While the eggs are cooking, arrange the tomatoes, cut side up, on the rack of the grill pan, and sprinkle them with a little salt and pepper.
  6. Add the slices of bread to the rack.
  7. Grill for 4–5 minutes, turning the bread over halfway through, until the tomatoes are lightly browned and the bread is toasted on both sides.
  8. Add the crème fraîche to the eggs, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Cook for a further 1 minute, stirring constantly, until the mixture is softly scrambled.
  10. Sprinkle the smoked salmon with the lemon juice, then add to the eggs together with the chopped dill.
  11. Immediately remove from the heat.
  12. Place the toast on warmed serving plates and divide the smoked salmon scramble among them.
  13. Garnish each with a sprig of dill.
  14. Add 3 grilled tomato halves to each plate, and serve.

Serves 4
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: about 10 minutes


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