Scrambled Egg Stacks with Cheese & Mushrooms

by Marla on January 17, 2011 · 58 comments

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Scrambled eggs with pecorino romano cheese, mushrooms & lavash bread.

In this post I am not just sharing a recipe for an Egg & Cheese Scramble. There is so much more than what meets the eye. I have been wishing for so long to write this post. There is an amazing feeling that happens when someone I know & love has great success. As children success might be learning to walk, kick a ball & run like the wind. As adults, the idea of achievements gets a bit more complex. We strive for more in our personal & professional lives. We need to, we are adults after all. My friend Carrie Vitt has found great success in her gorgeous new book titled Deliciously Organic.

Carrie Vitt from Deliciously Organic blog & cookbook

I met Carrie last year at a photography workshop in Los Angeles taught by photography darling miss Helen DuJardin aka Tartelette. Both of these women epitomize success. They radiate beauty both in & out. I happily call them friends & they always inspire me to be my best. Helen did all of the photography for this book. Each picture is a treat to gaze upon.

Egg & Cheese Scramble Recipe with whole wheat lavash

Sometimes we need to go back to the basics to re-group & get it right. Carrie makes cooking whole food meals at home accessible using the best most natural, organic ingredients. Facing health struggles a few years back she opted to make many changes in her diet to see if she could get well. Swapping all of her foods over to organic helped her overcome many health obstacles. Today she is one of the most energetic friends I know! We kept each other more than busy as roomies at Food Blogger Camp.

Scrambled egg wrap sandwich with salsa, mushrooms and cheese

In Deliciously Organic Carrie shows us how to create & cook with a bounty of organics. What I love most is how simple & easy the recipes are. They are forgiving for the new cook & easily adaptable for anyone’s taste buds. A seasoned cook will welcome Carries ease & elegance. Her ingredient choices and combinations are full of flavor, classic, tried and true. A few recipes I can’t wait to try are: Gingerbread Pancakes, Napa Chicken Salad & Roasted Jalapeño Hamburgers.

Scrambled eggs with mushrooms and pecorino romano cheese recipe

Please keep up to date with Carrie via her blog Deliciously Organic where she updates posts regularly and via her Twitter feed.

Organic Scrambled Eggs with Cheese and Mushrooms Recipe

If you have a moment please visit The Creative Mama blog where I have a guest post called Daily Benchmarks Through Food.

Little girl eats healthy, homemade scrambled eggs

What is your favorite recipe for scrambled eggs?

This recipe is inspired by “Cheesy Scrambled Eggs with Mushrooms”  from Deliciously Organic cookbook

Scrambled Egg Stacks with Cheese & Mushrooms

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 3-4 servings

Scrambled Egg Stacks with Cheese & Mushrooms


  • 4 Whole Wheat Lavash, Corn or Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 1 tablespoon Heavy Cream
  • 8 ounces Crimini Mushrooms, sliced
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves, chopped
  • splash of Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano or Parmesan Cheese
  • pinch of Smoked Paprika
  • pinch of Cracked Black Pepper
  • Optional
  • Optional
  • Salsa for dipping
  • Butter, Cream Cheese, Sour Cream or fat free Greek Yogurt for spreading on Lavash, Tortilla or Bread
  • garnish with a handful of finely chopped Chives or Green Onions


  • Pre heat oven to 350 F with rack in the middle. Put the lavash or tortillas in a oven proof baking dish, cover and heat until warm about 10 minutes. Alternatively you could make whole wheat toast.
  • Gently whisk eggs and cream together in a large bowl.
  • Put olive oil & garlic in a non stick skillet. Heat over medium heat for a few minutes until garlic softens a bit. Add mushrooms, smoked paprika and black pepper to the skillet. Cook about 5 minutes until mushrooms are softened & flavors have combined. Divide mixture - place 1/2 of the mushrooms in a heat safe bowl and set aside.
  • Add eggs and cheese to the pan with the mushrooms that remain. Increase heat to medium high and continuously stir with a spatula until eggs are cooked to your liking, about 1-2 minutes. Season with sea salt and additional smoked paprika & pepper if desired.
  • Assembly
  • For stacks: Layer eggs and fat free greek yogurt in between flat pieces of lavash or tortillas. You can also make them wrap/burrito style by simply rolling them up to form a hand held meal. Add some of the extra sautéed mushrooms in the layers or wrap, garnish with chives.


  • Any cheese you have on hand would be great in this scramble. Goat cheese, Feta, Gruyére, Cojita, etc would all be delicious.
  • Try wild mushrooms or Shitake, a mushroom medley would be amazing in this scramble.
  • Serve with tortillas, lavash, brown rice or whole wheat toast.
  • Serve with a side salad & your favorite salsa.

Scrambled Egg Recipe Links

Links to Deliciously Organic Review Posts

Family Fresh Cooking Full Disclosure: I received a review copy of the book Deliciously Organic. It was my choice and pleasure to review it.

{ 54 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Jenny Flake January 17, 2011 at 8:32 am

Gorgeous! Can’t wait to post my recipe from the book this week :) Talk soon girl!! xoxo


2 Molly Chester January 17, 2011 at 8:51 am

These look delicious, and speaking of delicious, I love Carrie’s new book. It is so beautiful, isn’t it? Have a great week!


3 allison [Haute Box] January 17, 2011 at 8:57 am

Great post Marla & those eggs look divine! I’m coming over… :)


4 Jessica @ How Sweet January 17, 2011 at 9:05 am

This looks absolutely delicious!


5 Maria January 17, 2011 at 9:20 am

I am loving Carrie’s book! So many healthy and delicious recipes!


6 susan from food blogga January 17, 2011 at 9:23 am

I love this recipe and the gorgeous photos, Marla! This is just my kind of breakfast. In fact, I’m posting about healthy breakfasts today and will include a link to this one. Happy Monday! :)


7 Marla January 17, 2011 at 9:38 am

Susan: Thanks for the link love. I will be on the lookout for your breakfast post today & your new book!


8 the urban baker January 17, 2011 at 9:28 am

great post, Marla, on food, community, and friendship!


9 Angie's Recipes January 17, 2011 at 9:35 am

The book sounds quite interesting….the scrambled eggs would make a great lunch for me.


10 Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. January 17, 2011 at 10:12 am

What a great and sweet post. Can’t wait to check out her book!


11 Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking January 17, 2011 at 10:58 am

What a yummy breakfast recipe. I’ll have to check out Carrie’s book. So exciting that bloggers these days can be published authors. I hope to see you write a cookbook one day, too, Marla! Lord knows you have the creativity and talent to pen one. Thanks for sharing this recipe!


12 Marla January 17, 2011 at 11:04 am

Georgia: You are too kind. I do hope to write a cookbook someday – just not sure I am up for all that hard work. It is such an exciting time for our blogger friends. I think there is a lot of great stuff around the corner for such hard workers. Speaking of books, I could see you writing one too! xo


13 Amanda January 17, 2011 at 11:08 am

Beautiful post and recipe and ode to Carrie… she is such a sweet and talented girl. Kinda reminds me of you! :)


14 Jeanette January 17, 2011 at 11:16 am

Great post Marla, sharing your friendship with Carrie and a delicious recipe from her new cookbook. I met Carrie at BlogHer Food in SF and was instantly struck by her genuineness and beautiful smile.


15 Marla January 17, 2011 at 11:39 am

Jeanette: I had no idea you were at BlogHer Food in SF. Will you be in Atlanta in May for the next one? If so I hope to meet you there.


16 Heather (Heather's Dish) January 17, 2011 at 11:18 am

what a stunning way to start the morning!


17 Marla January 17, 2011 at 11:40 am

Heather: “Stunning” used to be my grandma’s favorite word & it always makes me smile :)


18 Faith January 17, 2011 at 11:20 am

I can’t think of a better way to start the day than this delicious meal! Such a sweet post too — a huge congrats to Carrie!


19 Marla January 17, 2011 at 11:41 am

Faith: I am ready for your book girl – that would be a dazzler! xo


20 Faith January 17, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Awww, you’re so sweet, Marla! Right back at you, gorgeous! XO


21 Deliciously Organic January 17, 2011 at 11:50 am

What a gorgeous post! The photos are so great. I can’t wait to try this variation especially with the lavash bread. The photo of your daughter with the “thumbs-up” is so sweet. You are a dear friend. I’m so glad you were brought into my life!


22 Marla January 17, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Carrie: Ditto girl – you are are a wonderful & dear friend. This was one of the most fun posts I have ever written. It is awesome to know some of the behind the scenes regarding what it takes to publish a book. The amount of work is amazing, but in your case it more than paid off. In my next life I want your extreme patience & focus! xo


23 Rosa January 17, 2011 at 12:09 pm

Beautiful! That looks so appetizing. You are certainly very creative.




24 zerrin January 17, 2011 at 12:19 pm

Would love to have it at breakfast!


25 Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) January 17, 2011 at 12:24 pm

Thanks for the review and for the amazing set of food photos. I look at everyone’s photos with a new eye lately.

Omg I think I need to buy your lens. Seriously. It’s an investment in quality. I think I just have to have it….


26 Marla January 17, 2011 at 1:05 pm

Averie: Yes, these investments for our job are essential & well worth it. Just remember you can also get the “shot” with a small point & shoot as long as you have the right light, styling & subject matter. Out of all the things I have learned from the pros it is not to get caught up in fancy gear, that can just make us all the more confused. First & foremost we need to understand light & composition. Even the best lens & camera will not get the shot on it’s own. That said, with enough patience & practice I bet you will get your photos where you want them. Keep practicing, asking questions & checking out other peoples stuff for lighting & composition ideas. xo


27 benny January 17, 2011 at 1:17 pm

These pictures are amazing!I follow you on Bloglovin’!

Check out my LIGHT and DIET-LIKE cook blog on

Today I cooked LIGHT risotto with radicchio and pears!!!


28 Holli Lund January 17, 2011 at 1:18 pm

Oh that looks so good…. thank you! Your food photography is amazing by the way…. I always love your pics!


29 Shaina January 17, 2011 at 1:31 pm

I’m loving Carrie’s book. The eggs look delicious!


30 SMITH BITES!! January 17, 2011 at 1:38 pm

one of my favorite breakfasts ever – seriously, i make this AT LEAST once a week!


31 pup January 17, 2011 at 3:36 pm

These look delicious!!
The cookbook sounds amazing!!
And your photos are beautiful!!


32 Cara Craves... January 17, 2011 at 4:04 pm

This looks fabulous!
I love scrambled eggs served any way, they are just so comforting…
especially when my Mom makes them.


33 Heather @ Get Healthy with Heather January 17, 2011 at 4:51 pm

I love the stacks! What an achievement and a beautiful book.


34 Georgia Pellegrini January 17, 2011 at 7:50 pm

the tortilla layers are a great idea. I can only imagine what it would be like with phylo dough


35 Marla January 17, 2011 at 7:59 pm

OMG, phylo dough – are you kidding girl. There would be no end to that meal. Great idea. That reminds of of the giant pieces of Spanakopita I used to enjoy when I live in NYC, except this would be egg with cheese instead of spinach and cheese. I likey :)


36 Cookin' Canuck January 17, 2011 at 8:05 pm

What a wonderful write-up on Carrie, her book, and this recipe. I have been flipping through Carrie’s book what to try first – there are so many great choices. This one definitely caught my eye.


37 Marla January 18, 2011 at 5:48 am

Dara: I know when I got Carrie’s book I could not stop flipping through the pages. It was tough to decide which recipe to adapt for this post. In the end I always have most of these ingredients in the house, so scrambled eggs prevailed. Can’t wait to see & read about what you come up with! xo


38 Katrina January 18, 2011 at 4:12 am

This looks awesome! I was going to make this recipe myself to post, but now I’ll just make it, eat it, and make something else to post about later!


39 Heather @ Multiply Delicious January 18, 2011 at 6:37 am

Delicious and once again Marla your photo’s are beautiful. I love Carrie’s new book and I was thinking about making this recipe this coming weekend. Now I know it’s a must.
Have a great week!


40 Sandy @ Reluctant Entertainer January 18, 2011 at 7:10 am

Lovely. I couldn’t decide what to make.

Love the Carrot Souffle’ – I doubled the recipe and it was GONE!

Miss you!


41 Marla January 18, 2011 at 7:16 am

Sandy: I know it was a tough decision what to make. I must do the carrot souffle very soon! I do believe I will get through the whole cookbook eventually :)


42 Michelle January 18, 2011 at 9:55 am

Mmmm. Fabulous. Love the thumbs-up review!


43 naomi January 18, 2011 at 11:13 am

I just ordered her book based on your recommendation and
can’t wait to get it. As for the food in this post-I love it!
Breakfast so happens to be my favorite meal, but I can also see
having this for dinner!


44 Jackie ( January 18, 2011 at 1:43 pm

Love the way you stacked the eggs in between layers. Looks delicious!


45 Lisa @ January 19, 2011 at 8:18 am

Ohhh Marla! Your photos are absolutely fabulous!!! I LOVE
eggs with mushrooms and cheese, delish! I will look for the
cookbook at Amazon….. Cheers! Lisa


46 Barbara @ Modern Comfort Food January 19, 2011 at 8:25 am

What a great tribute to your friend and her wonderful
sounding cookbook, Marla. Love the way you’ve put this excellent
egg dish together!


47 Peggy January 19, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Congrats to Carrie! The book looks gorgeous and sounds like a real winner!


48 Damaris January 19, 2011 at 9:57 pm

You are such a good friend! I can’t wait to get her book.


49 grace January 19, 2011 at 10:17 pm

for me, a simple combination of eggs, butter, milk, cheese, salt, and pepper does the trick just fine. :)


50 Rach @ ThisItalianFamily January 20, 2011 at 7:13 am

This looks fabulous!


51 Sommer J January 20, 2011 at 8:19 am

The books sounds like it should be in my collection. Sounds
fabulous. Your photos are stunning as well- she’s a great teacher!
This scrambled eggs are perfect for my house hold. I am definitely
bookmarking this. My son loves scrambled eggs, tortillas and


52 Betty @ scrambled hen fruit January 22, 2011 at 10:31 pm

I could eat eggs every day, especially when my hens are in gear. :) these look fabulous. :)


53 Aggie January 30, 2011 at 7:36 pm

I love mushrooms and onions in my scrambled eggs, you have totally inspired me to make some scrambled egg wraps for breakfast or lunch sometime this week! I just picked up a pack of baby bellas, my favorite!

The more I see this book, the more I want it! Great post Marla!!


54 Mushrooms Canada August 23, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Beautifully shot! What an excellent version of the traditional scrambled egg breakfast and with the flavourful addition of Crimini mushrooms! Thanks for sharing your version!



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