Scrambled Eggs with
Sauteed Mushrooms and Chives


  1. Heat the sunflower oil with half the butter in a medium sized frying pan on a gentle heat.

  2. Add the mushrooms and sauté for 4-5 minutes until softened and turning golden.

  3. Squeeze over the lemon juice and season well with salt and pepper before removing from the heat with a slotted spoon.

  4. Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the milk, season with salt and pepper and beat together.

  5. Add the remaining butter to a small saucepan on a low heat, pour in the eggs and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring continuously until the butter has melted and they are softly scrambled.

  6. Next stir in the spinach, cook for just 30 seconds until the spinach has wilted, then stir in the chives and sautéed mushrooms, Remove from the heat and taste for seasoning.

  7. To serve, top the oatcakes with a spoonful of two of the scrambled egg mixture.

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Difficulty level: Easy
Recipe by
Rachel Allen


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil

  • 25g butter

  • 75g mushrooms, quartered

  • squeeze of lemon juice

  • salt and pepper

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 tbsp milk

  • a good handful of baby spinach leaves

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped chives