Joe's Special
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Joe's Special, a scramble of eggs, ground beef, and spinach, is savory and satisfying and is a staple on every Joe's menu in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 8 oz. ground chuck
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced (optional)
  • 1 (10-oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry in paper towels
  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion; cook until onion starts to brown.
  2. Add meat and mushrooms (if using), cooking and stirring, until browned.
  3. Add the spinach and marjoram, and cook until heated the excess moisture is evaporated.
  4. Add the eggs and cook, stirring until eggs are done. The mixture should be slightly dry.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese for garnish.
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