Classic bacon and eggs

Classic bacon and eggs

One of the all-time best keto breakfasts ever! Step up your bacon and eggs game with this mouth-watering version. Gauge your hunger meter and enjoy as many eggs as you need to feel satisfied. We’re drooling just thinking about this dish of keto deliciousness!

Classic bacon and eggs

One of the all-time best keto breakfasts ever! Step up your bacon and eggs game with this mouth-watering version. Gauge your hunger meter and enjoy as many eggs as you need to feel satisfied. We’re drooling just thinking about this dish of keto deliciousness!
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4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 8 8 eggeggs
  • 5 oz. 150 g bacon, in slices
  • cherry tomatoes (optional)
  • fresh parsley (optional)

Instructions

  1. Fry the bacon in a pan on medium high heat until crispy. Put aside on a plate. Leave the rendered fat in the pan.
  2. Use the same pan to fry the eggs. Place it over medium heat and crack your eggs into the bacon grease (you can also crack them into a measuring cup and carefully pour into the pan to avoid splattering of hot grease).
  3. Cook the eggs any way you like them. For sunny side up - leave the eggs to fry on one side and cover the pan with a lid to make sure they get cooked on top. For eggs cooked over easy - flip the eggs over after a few minutes and cook for another minute. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and fry them at the same time.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste.

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Tip!

Step up your bacon game with organic bacon if you can find it… it is tastier and has fewer additives.

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57 comments

  1. Una
    I dont know how you can have a vegan version of bacon and eggs! Any thing else would be just plain different. Perhaps try green leafy green veg fried in coconut oil?
  2. Una
    There might be hidden carbs and wheat as a percentage of filling in the sausages if they are not completely gluten free and the highest meat content possible. I'd be inclined to use mincemeat with a mixture of steak and pork - fresh from the butcher's - or ground beef as Americans tend to call it - and be sure. But your recipe just sounds wonderful and would say very low carb as opposed to no carb but then we're not aiming for no carb! Thanks so much.

    Hi, I like to make breakfast lasagne. Omelet of two eggs, sausage in it, wrap it, cheese on top of it, love it!! Is this low carb?

    Hi, I like to make breakfast lasagne. Omelet of two eggs, sausage in it, wrap it, cheese on top of it, love it!! Is this low carb?

  3. John
    Hello everyone, I just started the Keto Diet and have been logging my foods using Livestrong's MyPlate .It is very useful as it instantly adds calories , carbs, fats, protein, etc. Does Diet Doctor offer something similar?

    https://www.livestrong.com/myplate/

  4. Denice
    Is antibiotic free bacon the same as organic bacon ? I've never seen organic bacon so I've always used the antibiotic free. I get it from Costco.
  5. Dale Jinks
    What about menús for lunch and dinner?
    Reply: #56
  6. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor
    Make sure and check out the navigation bars across the top of the website. We have recipes and meal plans for many different food preferences!
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/keto/recipes/meals
  7. JANE
    Why does bacon have carbs but pork, not?
    Jane
    Reply: #58
  8. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor
    Bacon generally doesn't have carbs unless there's too much sugar added during curing or if it's a maple/sugar flavored bacon. The carbs in this recipe come from the eggs. Eggs have about .6g carbs each.
  9. TheAuthenticEnd
    Explain how this is ketogenic and not just low carb? This meal is probably more percent protein than fat. You and 90% of other keto recipe makers are giving incorrect information. Too much protein will kick you out of ketosis. You want at least 70% fat. To make this meal keto I would suggest adding heavy cream to the eggs and scramble them. Heavy cream is about 50 calories of pure fat per tbsp, eggs are about 70 calories (close to 50/50 fat and protein). 1 tbsp heavy cream per egg should get you to near true keto. Bacon is also not true keto in terms of numbers. Sick and tired of seeing false information. I'd bet 95% of ketoers are not in ketosis and just are losing weight due to calorie deficit, but not losing the actual fat (still okay, but not the true point of attempting the diet)
    Reply: #60
  10. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor
    We have full nutrition facts for each recipe on our website. Click the Nutrition + tab under the list of ingredients.
    Net carbs: 2 % (1 g)
    Fiber: 0 g
    Fat: 75 % (22 g)
    Protein: 23 % (15 g)
  11. Nicholas
    Can I scramble my eggs then cook them in the bacon fat? Or is this recipe for fried eggs?
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