Scrambled Eggs with Cottage Cheese

Sometimes simplicity is all you need. So we have this easy yet nutritious dish for you, ideal after bariatric surgery. These Scrambled Eggs with Cottage Cheese are not only easily digestible, but also provide essential nutrients to support your recovery and weight management. It is a perfect calcium- and protein-rich breakfast or lunch. Ready in a flash!

Did you know that…

That some people find that boiled eggs feel heavy after weight-loss surgery? In that case, scrambled eggs are an excellent choice as they are gentler on the stomach. So, you'll get the right balance of nutrients without overloading your digestive system. Since eggs are high in protein, they are important for recovering and maintaining muscle mass. Sounds good, right?

You'll need

For 2 servings

  • 2 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons of cottage cheese
  • basil leaves
  • a pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons rapeseed oil
  • optional: 25 grams of smoked salmon


What else you need

  • bowl
  • small frying pan
  • knife
  • wooden spoon or spatula

How to make Scrambled Eggs with Cottage Cheese

  1. Cut a few basil leaves. Beat the eggs in a bowl.
  2. Mix the basil leaves with the eggs, cottage cheese, salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the rapeseed oil in a small frying pan and pour in the mixture.
  4. Let the eggs solidify for a few seconds over medium-high heat.
  5.  Using a wooden spoon or spatula, scoop through the mixture, pulling the eggs from the edge to the centre. Keep doing this until you get a firmer, semi-soft texture.
  6. Add smoked salmon (cut into small pieces) if you like. And your high-protein breakfast or lunch is ready!

Tip from our dietician Solenne

Eggs are the second most complete source of protein after whey protein. Additionally, eggs contain vitamins A, E, D, K and B12. They are also full of zinc, iron, selenium, and folic acid. So having eggs on the menu more frequently is a healthy choice.

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