Scrambled Egg & Stir-Fried Veggie Lettuce Cups

Scrambled Eggs & Stir-Fried Veggie Lettuce Cups
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  • Ingredients
    6 large EGGS
    2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
    1 medium bell pepper, trimmed and diced into 1/2-inch pieces
    2 cups pre-cut matchstick carrots
    1 Tbsp. less-sodium teriyaki sauce, plus more for drizzling
    2 Tbsp. water
    kosher salt and black pepper
    2 green onions, trimmed and cut into thin rounds, divided
    1 large head Boston Bibb lettuce, leaves removed, washed, and dried (12 leaves)
    cilantro leaves, optional

    Yields: 4 servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1 serving

    Calories: 210

    Total fat: 14 g
    Saturated fat: 3 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 7.75 g

    Cholesterol: 279 mg
    Sodium: 232 mg
    Carbohydrates: 10 g
    Fiber: 3 g
    Sugar: 5 g
    Protein: 11 g
    Vitamin A: 717 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1.5 mcg
    Folate: 82 mcg
    Choline: 230 mg
    Calcium: 78 mg
    Iron: 2 mg
    Potassium: 436 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein, choline and vitamin A.


  1. HEAT 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. ADD the bell pepper and COOK, about 5 minutes. STIR in the carrots and continue to COOK until tender, 2 more minutes.

  2. TRANSFER the vegetables to a bowl and STIR in the teriyaki sauce until well combined.

  3. BREAK the eggs into a large bowl. ADD the water and half the green onions and WHISK until well combined. SEASON with black pepper and kosher salt.

  4. ADD the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil to the skillet over medium heat. POUR the egg mixture into the skillet and SET for about 1 minute. SCRAMBLE the egg, and COOK through, about 1 more minute.

  5. ARRANGE the lettuce leaves on a platter and TOP with scrambled eggs and veggies. GARNISH with the remaining green onion and the cilantro, as desired.

This original recipe was created by Liz Weiss, MS, RDN as an “Egg Enthusiast” in partnership with the American Egg Board’s Egg Nutrition Center.