Œufs Brouillés à la Truffe (Scrambled Eggs with Black Truffles)

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A classy version of scrambled eggs, with the wonderfully tasty black truffle. Simple and chic, it’s a perfect breakfast or brunch after a Christmas dinner!

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh truffle (1½ oz.)
  • 10 eggs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. butter

Directions

  • The day before, put the truffle and the eggs in the same airtight container, and keep in the refrigerator.
  • Brush the black truffle (never wash it with water, as it would take the flavor out). Peel the truffle carefully: pull apart the skin peels, and then dice the main piece into small sticks. Reserve.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs firmly with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet over very low heat, and melt the butter. Pour the beaten eggs and immediately whisk them, never stopping, as the eggs slowly start to cook. Stop after around 3 minutes (they should be kept creamy).
  • Take the skillet off of the heat, add the black truffle skins, and stir well.
  • Serve immediately, sprinkling the black truffle sticks on top.