Salmon Scrambled Eggs

Salmon Scrambled Eggs


Salmon Scrambled Eggs |

Looking for a delicious grain free, gluten free meal? Done. Look no further. These Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs will make you very happy & they can be served any time of the day.

This recipe is from The Pioneer Woman’s amazing new cookbook,  A Year of Holidays: 140 Step-by-Step Recipes for Simple, Scrumptious Celebrations.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays Cookbook GIVEAWAY |

Ree Drummond’s latest book is a visual feast, filled with sweet and savory recipes that are simple to prepare.  I enjoy her wit and personality that shines through in her writing style and family photos.

She always makes things easier with step-by-step pictorial directions. Gotta love that!

Salmon Scrambled Eggs |

Recipes are served up in 12 seasonal/holiday categories. These eggs are found in the Mother’s Day section. The perfect breakfast in bed for mom!

Ree’s excitement for holiday flavors shines through on every page.

In her scrambled egg photo she showed fresh herbs and a little yogurt parfait, so I did the same.

Mini Yogurt Parfait |

Little does Ree know we spent time chatting on a Telluride chairlift in my backyard. It was a fun & silly conversation. She told me about life on the ranch and I talked about life on the slopes.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays Cookbook GIVEAWAY |

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays Cookbook GIVEAWAY |

Everything looks amazing ~ some recipes that caught my eye in this cookbook are:

  • Dulce De Leche Brownies  (pg. 156) Cinco De Mayo
  • Grilled Chicken Skewers (pg.358) New Year’s Eve
  • Hot Cross Buns (pg.89) Easter
  • Huevo in the Heart (pg.54) Valentines Day
  • Key Lime Pie (pg.214) July 4th
  • Mulled Apple Cider (pg.326) Christmas
  • Platter of Darkness (pg.234) Halloween
  • Soul Sweet ‘Taters (pg. 272) Thanksgiving
  • And many, many more!!

Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs |

You can find this Salmon Scrambled Eggs Recipe on pages 172-173.

Salmon Scrambled Eggs

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Salmon Scrambled Eggs


  • 6 large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Half and Half
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 ounces Smoked Salmon
  • 1 tablespoon Chives (or other herbs), finely chopped


  • Crack the eggs into a fine mesh strainer set over a bowl. Use a spoon or ladle to force the eggs through. Add the half and half, salt and pepper to the bowl, whisk gently to combine.
  • Melt the butter in a nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Pour the eggs into the skillet. As the cook, slowly an gently push the egg mixture around with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula. Give the salmon a rough chop. When the eggs are 1/2 way done add the salmon into the skillet. Stir the eggs around to cook them a little bit more. Sprinkle on the chives or herbs and serve while they are still hot.
  • This technique assures that the eggs are creamy and perfect!
    This recipe is from The Pioneer Woman Cooks A Year of Holidays Cookbook. Pages 172-173 Holiday Giveaway Badge

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894 Responses to Salmon Scrambled Eggs

  1. I’m not sure what my favorite thing to cook would be. I usually ask to bring a salad for Christmas get-togethers so I have a healthy option for myself. LOL!

  2. I change it up all the time….but if I had to pick a favorite….it would pies. I love baking :) Thank you for this chance to win :)

  3. We love the Texas traditiondal Mexican tamales and snacks to go along for Christmas Eve. And then a cheese grits breakfast on Christmas Morn.

  4. This year it’s all about the “gluten free” and I’m enjoying trying are old favorites with Cup 4 Cup flour. So far so good! My daughter was diagnosed with celiac.

  5. A family tradition on Christmas Eve for us is waffles and bacon. I now use Alton Brown’s Oat Waffles – they are amazing!

  6. My favorite thing to make for the holidays is Pumpkin Rolls – I am known among friends for making them and they ask for them for our holiday events – from Nov to Jan I will probably make 10-12!

  7. favorite thing to cook for the holidays……TOO MANY things – but I would have to say that I love to do the filled won ton wrapper cups – I like to color them red and green and make them festive – they are always a hit!

  8. I love cooking anytime for my family…..anything and everything, from the rolls to the prime rib, with the shrimp and crab legs (for the granddaughters) to just opening up a bottle of soda pop to drink…I love everything about Christmas, but what I love the most, is watching the family, enjoying the food that I have prepared for them, filled with love!! To me, its all about my family <3

  9. We always have my brothers and sisters stay the night after holiday parties. So I love making a big breakfast for all of us. Egg casserole, biscuits and gravy, blueberry pancakes.. you know, the favorites!

  10. I love cooking our Christmas dinner! This year, it will be on Christmas Eve due to travel schedules. But I’m so thankful to have our family here! Beef tenderloin, southern sweet potato casserole (with bourbon and pecans- no marshmellows!), asparagus and salad.

  11. I make divinity every year for our family buffet table … my grandmother taught me how to make it and now I am teaching my grandchildren how it’s done … it’s a family tradition that everyone enjoys!

  12. I’m just now catching on to the Pioneer Woman. A friend talked about her show. I’d love to have the cookbook so I can get more familiar with her.

  13. I made my first pumpkin pie, normally it’s store bought, and it was DELISH! All my pumpkin pies will be made and not store bought from now on. Turns out I might be able to actually cook ok!

  14. My favorite thing to make for the holidays is Christmas Dinner. Lasagna with an antipasto, baked chicken and potatoes and then Roasted Chestnuts later in the day.

  15. I love making a cookie called a Smorbackle that I got from one of my friends. It’s a buttery almond flavored delight with pastel pink and green frosting!

  16. I love cooking and baking many things during the holidays! I am baking almost every day! The kids love coming home to fresh Christmas cookies out of the oven. I also enjoy cooking appetizers to take to holiday parties, like crab dip and cheesy venison dip with tortilla chips! Love the holidays!

  17. favorite thing to cook for the holidays is my mom’s Christmas Biscuits! They are by far the best thing to wake up to Christmas morning!

  18. I love to make beef and noodles and pot roast around the holidays! The house smells awesome plus they’re easy dishes to throw in a crock pot and take to a family party!

  19. I love to make my Grannie Millions fruit cake with dates figs and raisins. No candied fruit! Would love Ree’s book!!

  20. I love to make sugar cookies and fudge with my kids. Its something we look forward to every year and we make great memories every year.

  21. I’ve tried many of Ree’s recipes and they’ve all be great – from just at home eating and when we have a gathering to go to. Favorite thing to make – a no fail prime rib; artisan breads and peanut brittle. This year at our family christmas gathering I made beef and noodles that I’m sure is going to be expected each year from now on. Merry Christmas to all – from Wendy Ball

  22. I love baking for the holidays. We’ve started a new tradition of hot beef sandwiches and comfort food with family on Christmas Eve.

  23. I love baking cookies with my daughter and grandchildren. We do lots of family favorites, and always try a couple new recipes too.

  24. I think my favorite thing to make for Christmas would be Christmas brunch. My family loves breakfast food so I put together and easy quiche or casserole and pair it with breakfast sides. Easy on Christmas morning.

  25. I love making my mother-in-law’s sugar cookies! She passed away when my husband was in high school. I happened upon her recipe box and decided to make them. He loves them!

  26. One of my favorite things to make at holiday time is Divinity, my mom always called it “Sea Foam”. I have been trying to make it perfect since she passed 8 years ago and finally last winter it got it to work, Yay for me. Happy Holidays to you and your family.

  27. I love to do Christmas baking with my kiddos! We have our usual recipes, but we always try 1 or 2 new recipes! It fills my heart to have my little ones in the kitchen with me!!!

  28. Peppermint Bark! (no cooking really involved in that one) Love to make a ton and give it to teachers and neighbors as gifts!

  29. I love the holidays! I usually make cinnamon rolls for breakfast, and of course the holidays call for lots of treats, pies, and cookies galore

  30. Christmas dinner! Each years it something different. I ve done the traditional ham n turkey, I’ve done roasts, enchiladas, casseroles, pasta dishes. This year we are having homemade egg rolls or lumpias & fried rice :)

  31. My favorite thing to cook is my Mom’s pumpkin pie. It is amazing and her memory is kept alive by the recipe’s name– “Miss Ruby’s pumpkin pie.”

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  33. I’m not much of a cook, but I know that just about anything I make from P Dub’s book will be fantastic. She never lets me down :)

  34. They all sound so great. I got the thumbs down on the salmon eggs, though. I usually like to make desserts for dinners.

  35. I love to make Au Gratin Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole and meatballs! Not very adventurous, but it is a family tradition (along with Honey Baked Ham, etc.).

  36. I love making Christmas cookies….reminds me of my mom. We made thousands of cookies, packed them in tins, and gave them to friends as gifts.

  37. My family loves English Rocks which are like a fruitcake cookie but I use cranberries instead of raisins. I only make them at Christmas. I don’t use Citron but use candied pineapple and red and green cherries.

  38. I’m more of a baker than cook, so I live to make sinful treats at Christmastime. My favorite lately is chocolate crinkle cookies. So decadent!

  39. My favorite thing to cook for any Holiday gathering or family gathering is a recipe taught to me by my husband’s teenage daughter Elizabeth, from Mexico. she was taught by her Mother and Grandmother, also from Mexico. Enchiladas. I like doing all the prep work ahead. Shredding cheese, if not bought preshredded. Cutting onion, minced, pre boiling and peeling and chopping potatoes. Precooking and shredding chicken breasts. I buy canned El Paso Enchilada sauce, I like red mild so all family can enjoy together. I lay out and assembly line with cookie sheets. Heat oil and dip quick quick flour tortillas into ans out of the hot oil. Then dip them quick quick into and out of the heated Enchilada sauce. Then the assembly line. I do half onion, cheese, potato and the other half I add shredded chicken spareingly. I use different size flour tortillas to tell apart. Then I bake in oven to heat through and meld all ingredients. They are so good the next three days. Family take home their share and we enjoy for many meals together.

  40. I love to make turkey for Christmas dinner. I’ll do some side dishes that are a little different from Thanksgiving fare, such as a cheesy potato dish, to make the turkey a little more elegant and festive.

  41. My favorite thing to cook for the holidays is City Chicken, which is actually pork and beef cubes on a stick, breaded, browned, and baked. Usually my brother-in-law makes it for us, but if he can’t, I must. Our family insists.

  42. I love making cookies and Christmas breads. p.s. I love Ree’s cookbooks — they are so much more than a collection of recipes! I don’t have the holiday one yet so would love to win it!

  43. I have so many things that I love to make for the holidays. My requests from family each year are the potato casserole, cream caramels and hot cranberry apple cider. I love Christmas so there is always plenty of candy and cookies to choose from.

  44. I love making my Nana’s Cheese Pit casserole Christmas Eve and popping it in the oven when we wake up Christmas morning. The yumminess fills the house as we open up presents!

  45. I love making chocolate peanut butter fudge for homemade Christmas gifts…friends & family look forward to receiving this every year!

  46. Never would have thought to have smoked salmon with scrambled eggs, looks amazing! Gotta get this cookbook, everything sounds great.

  47. there are so many wonderful things to cook this time of year but I would have to say the ‘favorite’ would be Peppermint Bark because the kids love it.

  48. I have seen on Facebook where several of friends made the roast you made on your Christmas show Saturday. I am eager to try it too!

  49. I love baking anything chocolatey- now that I have a 2 year old who wants to help, I’m really enjoying making simpler cookies. It’s so much more fun with a “helper”!

  50. My favorite thing to cook during the holidays are hearty soups. Not very holidayish but they’re deliciously filling on wintery days and a nice break from other rich holiday foods.

  51. My favorite thing to cook for Christmas is my mother’s dressing . . . a recipe I inherited before she died of Alzheimer’s. My family declares it mandatory!

  52. Years ago I found a recipe for 3 flavor bread bread. It’s delicious with dinner and then what is left over become croutons.

  53. I LOVE to make salt rock encased Prime Rib, my grandmother’s traditional Favorite Potato Casserole and we can NEVER forget her “Chex Mix”‘ with an Italian spin on it… she added special spices and I add pomegranate infused Craisins or Sunsweet Plum Amazins! I am getting hungry now! ; )

  54. I love to bake all the cookie recipes that are “too much trouble” throughout the year…once a year they are tradition!!

  55. Homemade bread and cookies are the must have foods of the holidays. Great scents from the kitchen make the holiday.

  56. I like making all kinds of cakes and cookies for my family and friend’s. Slow cooking pork tenderloin or brisquiet during the holidays.

  57. My mother-in-law’s CHEX MIX–good and spicy–not hot, spicy! Made it yesterday! Also like making homemade gingersnaps–warm out of the oven! YUM!!!

  58. I enjoy making & taking any dessert that is unique and cute for that specific holiday…like little chick cupcakes for Easter, little pilgrims for Thanksgiving, or reindeer cookies for Christmas.

  59. This recipe sounds really good. I’m not a big fan of salmon, but mixed with something I do like it. And I’d love one of these terrific cookbooks.

  60. I love trying to expand my culinary and confectionary talents. I love trying new recipes, things I’ve never baked or cooked. I also love cooking/baking for my family. Their favorite is pretty much anything with chocolate.

  61. I love making snickerdoodles. I also cook a big Christmas morning breakfast for my whole family. What precious memories we have had over the years!

  62. Ahh, this looks delish! Love PW! One of my favorite holiday treats to bake are yummy shortbread cookies. Simple, yet oh-so satisfying. :)

  63. This will go great with my other Pioneer Woman books. I remember calling my mom and finding out just how close she was in Dallas to where Ree would be signing books? She got there about 3:00 and didn’t leave until 1:30 am, she got the entire family autographs: hubby, kids, and all….I’ll treasure it forever!!!

  64. I love making brunch for when the family stops by to visit. I would have to say my egg and ham casserole would be my favorite!

  65. my favorite thing to cook for the holidays is any kind of cheesecake. My husband loves cheesecake and I love to make him happy.

  66. Would love to WIN a signed COOK – BOOK from PIONEER WOMAN! Follow her & use her recipes on fb. Do not get to see her on tv site as we are not on cable, dish or any other tv. Just regular. Love to watch & enjoy how she is such a wonderful person, so pretty, and love the clothes she wears as well. THANKS FOR THIS CHANCE SO MUCH! Linda McKinney

  67. My favorite thing to cook for the holidays is a simple pumpkin pie with homemade whipped cream. My hubby’s birthday is December 1st, and he doesn’t like cake, but he LOVES pumpkin pie, so I always make him one for his birthday and usually one a week for the month of December as a month-long birthday “treat”.

  68. My husband and I enjoy cooking together on the holidays…We usually do an overnight fench toast but Salmon Scrambled Eggs just tuned into his favorite thing. We then brgin to prepare our prime rib and all the fixings.

  69. I love to make something new every year, and usually that is a new cookie of some sort, so cookies are always fun for me to make !

  70. I’m a number one fan. I have been inspired to be ones great cool and love cooking the things that I learn to my fiancé and my son. Iv enjoyed everything that I have made from watching the show!!! I watch and enjoy te show daily. Thank you for your time and sharing your talents.

  71. Time with family, all the good food from appetizers to goodies.
    We get the sleds, inner tubes and snowmobiles out and give the kids rides all day. So much fun and all the kids have a blast :)
    Wouldnt change a thing.

  72. At our house we love to take left overs and make a hash scramble out of them. But of course the deserts are always a fav too!

  73. My favorite holiday dish is my Grinch cheesecake. Oreo crust with mint cheesecake filling with mini chocolate chips. A total hit with the kids on Christmas eve when it’s pj time and we watch the movie.

  74. just love your cookbooks and your show . so enjoy seeing your kids and family and all the cooking you do for them you make it look so easy. would love to win a cookbook so i can make it look easy too.

  75. I don’t celebrate most holidays but I love to make a big turkey dinner when the turkeys go on sale and throughout the winter months.

  76. Homemade raviolis is my favorite to make! Our recipe is my Husband’s Grandmothers recipe! They are delicious and there is nothing like homemade raviolis with Spinach, parmesan cheese, chicken and pork, ricotta, nutmeg! They are so delicious! We will make about 175 to 200 raviolis! It is so much fun!

  77. All of Ree’s cook book’s are the best reading possible. Every receipe I have tried is delicious. Cookies, cookies and more cookies please.

  78. Would love to add yet another Ree Drummond cookbook to my library.
    Happy Holidays everyone and thanks for the chance to win.

  79. my favorite thing to cook for the holidays is…..everything! I love to cook and feed people, wonderful family dinners, yummy desserts, christmas cookies galore! Bring it on!

  80. I love to make southern butternut squash! It’s basically butter, sugar and more butter with squash on top! So good.

  81. My favorite thing is usually cookies and I still love to make them during the holidays, but I also love making chex mix! That stuff is addictive!

  82. My favorite thing to cook for the holidays would be have to be my delicious sweet potato casserole…and I don’t even like sweet potatoes! It’s amazing!

  83. Following all of you new age family cooks is such fun! Hoping to win that cookbook by Dree…..she is one creative lady, wife, mom, friend, etc!

  84. Panettone French toast for Xmas breakfast . So far I haven’t made my own panettone but thinking I might try this year :) I usually buy a loaf at Williams-Sonoma which is alway delish.

  85. I have become such an Pioneer Woman fanatic! She is just such a cutie! I love that her family is so involved in the show and in everything she does! That’s real life and how the rest of us live! Love watching and learning and sharing! Thank you!

  86. I have a recipe for what we call “Thel” bars that my mother-in-law got from a little 87 year old lady by the name of “Thel” in Whitesboro Texas over 35 years ago and we all just love them. They are made from graham crackers, coconut and lots of butter. The whole family just loves them and sometimes even hides a stash for later.

  87. I love to make my grandmother’s date nut bread. It’s a family tradition, and helps us to remember her during the holidays!

    • I love to cook it all but my favorite is desserts. I love watching Ree’s show. Even have it set to record so I won’t miss a show. Love her recipes, they are so down home.

  88. Love to bake Christmas cookies and candy and always looking for new recipes to go with the traditional that have been passed down over the years.

  89. I love to bake cookies for the holidays. nothing fancy, just your traditional cookies – chocolate chip, sugar, peanut butter. :)

  90. My son is 20 years old with Autism and he loves your show. He will say every day, Mom we have got to try this, it looks so goood. Mom Ree said it goods. “Look it up Mom, Look it up Mom,” and then I’m usually headed out to the store to find everything to try one of your special recipes. He keeps telling me, Mom I want to be a chef one day, and I tell him, you are baby, your are. I ordered the Food From My Frontier. Is there anyway to get one of your new one’s with your signature on it. I would be happy to buy it.

  91. I love making candy cane cookies and Russian teacakes at Christmas. This year, I’ll be making the teacakes on the second or third day of Christmas, because my little bro is coming to visit, and they’re his fave, too!

  92. I love cooking all the Christmas goodies to have around when guests come over or to share with others such as Ree’s “Knock You Naked Brownies,” Cheese Straws, Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons, Fudge, Oreo Balls, etc.

  93. I like making anything involving potatoes! I’m a great fan of the Pioneer Woman and would love to win one of her books!

  94. I like to bake the traditional cookies that I grew up with, like Spritz, Peanut Blossoms, Cutouts, etc. I normally make Irish Cream too, or sometimes a different liqueur.

  95. Love to make a egg casserole for Christmas Day breakfast. Everyone enjoys after our favorite part of the morning- Christmas stockings & a Santa gift!

  96. My favorite thing to cook during this time is pound cakes . I like adding different flavors . I love when people drop by and overing them a slice of cake with coffee or tea. My favorite is Chocolate chip pound cake.

  97. My toffee bars and butter shortbread cookies are my two favorite things to make at Christmas. YUM and my family loves them!

  98. I just love the show and have tried a few things and turned out great. Easy cooking,but great to eat with lots of florver

  99. I love making Christmas dinner……. It is the one time of year we have prime rib (with horseradish sauce), and I usually serve it with some kind of potatoes and a crispy green salad with oranges, avocado, red onion, and vinaigrette. Dessert varies. This year, it will probably be a fresh apricot pie that I have par-baked in the freezer or a small salted-caramel chocolate cake from my local French bakery.

  100. Soups with the left over gravy and meat from dinner!
    We also love anything peppermint :)
    My little 7yr old girl would love this book~ somedays I think she thinks she is Ree

  101. I so enjoy baking all kinds of things for the holidays!!! Coffee cakes or scones for breakfast, dinner rolls for meals and cookies and candies to give to my neighbors and friends.

  102. I love her & the recipes , watching her on TV & I missed her book singing because I was in the hospital.. She’s my inspiration & I want to cook & bake again I love to watch her , she does so much for her show.. Thank u so much for wat u do.. God Bless u & ur family!!!

  103. My favorite thing to cook for the holidays is green bean casserole. I kid you not. I have the BEST recipe! (I also love making peppermint chocolate popcorn, monkey bread, pumpkin bread, chocolate peppermint wafers…..)

  104. Ree makes the best dough for cinnamon rolls, its a huge batch, so plenty to go around, and the fillings can go from savory to sweet, I made candied ginger/tangerine, cinnamon/brown sugar, bacon/maple, maple/apple, pumpkin butter, sweet potato butter, and pecan. I also spooned some into my popover pan and baked it off, it was so plush and heavenly.

  105. thank you for the wonderful opportunity and sharing your blog. my all time fave holiday dish is my stuffing…the smell and taste are big hits and always takes me to every holiday memories past with loved ones.

  106. Baking is a holiday must. I’ve got 2 British Grannies with some wonderful old recipes they’vepassed on. Today we’re making shortbread.

  107. I love to make lots of different things, but I have recently found a love for cranberry sauce. The popping of the berries while they’re boiling gets me excited! Ha! I add about a 1/4 cup of crushed pineapple and it just gives it that little bit of extra happiness.

  108. I love cooking & baking year round, my kids are gown up now but I have 6 grandchildren,Ree you have great recipes that I love making with the grandkids now & your books will be great to hand down in the future. Thank You

  109. My favorite thing to cook for the holidays (Christmas) is homemade manicotti…yum! I bake 6 to 8 various cookies as well. I love adding new ones to my recipe collection. I’d love to win a signed copy of Ree’s new book…my fingers are crossed. Happy Holidays and god bless!

  110. My favorite is from my great-great Grandma – Steam (Black) Pudding and drown sauce. So rich, I love it. Once a year, it’s ok. :)

  111. I LOVE COOKING EVERYTHING!! Meanly because it reminds me of my granny and I being in the kitchen when I was little, and making all kinds of goodies.. And even tho she’s not with us I still feel that she is in her own way.. And there are so many I can’t pick just one thing that is my fav..