Keto breakfast with fried eggs, tomato and cheese

Keto breakfast with fried eggs, tomato and cheese

An easy low-carb, keto breakfast — or a lunch or dinner. If you have eggs and cheese, you have all the protein and fat you need for any meal. And the fried tomatoes? They add a burst of satisfying fresh flavor.

Keto breakfast with fried eggs, tomato and cheese

An easy low-carb, keto breakfast — or a lunch or dinner. If you have eggs and cheese, you have all the protein and fat you need for any meal. And the fried tomatoes? They add a burst of satisfying fresh flavor.
USMetric
1 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 2 eggeggs
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp butter
  • 2 oz. 50 g cheddar cheese, cubed
  • ½ ½ tomatotomatoes
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp dried oregano (optional)
  • salt and ground black pepper

Instructions

Instructions are for 1 serving. Please modify as needed.

  1. Heat butter in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Season the tomato's cut side with salt and pepper. Place the tomato, cut side down, in the frying pan.
  3. Crack the eggs straight into the same pan. For eggs sunny side up, leave the eggs to fry on one side. For eggs cooked over easy, flip the eggs after a few minutes and cook for another minute. For harder yolks, cook for a few more minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. To serve, place eggs, tomato and cheese on a plate. Sprinkle eggs and tomato with dried oregano for some extra color and flavor.

What to drink?

Serve with water and a cup of freshly brewed black coffee or a cup of tea.

Feel free to serve the cheese slightly warmed and melted. Just add the cubed cheese to the frying pan just before serving. Toss and stir with a wooden spoon until the outside is slightly melted.

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17 comments

  1. Lorraine Pinches
    Can I have milk in my tea
    Drink very little coffee eg 3 cups a week.
    Reply: #4
  2. Janet H
    I threw a slice of colby cheese on the tomato instead of cubing cheddar; this was delicious!
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  4. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Can I have milk in my tea
    Drink very little coffee eg 3 cups a week.

    We would recommend heavy cream rather than milk as it has fewer carbs and more fat.

  5. Sue
    Quick, easy and tasty BUT the plural of tomato is tomatoes, not tomato's!
    Reply: #6
  6. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Quick, easy and tasty BUT the plural of tomato is tomatoes, not tomato's!

    There is only half a tomato, so the possessive is correct. Place the cut side of the tomato (the tomato's cut side) down. It took me a minute too!

  7. Dawn
    Very tastey and simple to make. Seems so basic, but I would have never tried frying a tomato to eat with a couple eggs. Probably won't make a fried egg without a tomato now :)
  8. Avril
    I love this breakfast! It's so simple and tasty... I've started grating the cheddar and topping the eggs with it instead of having it cubed ...DELISH either way :)
  9. 1 comment removed
  10. claire28
    What can I substitute for the cheese as I’m dairy free. I’m finding it difficult to know what to do with the dairy free bit. Do I just click on the dairy free and substitute a recipe?
    Reply: #11
  11. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    What can I substitute for the cheese as I’m dairy free. I’m finding it difficult to know what to do with the dairy free bit. Do I just click on the dairy free and substitute a recipe?

    Yes, you can use our dairy free meals.
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/recipes/dairy-free

  12. wing____nut
    I'm not a fan of cooked tomatoes. May I switch this out for a few fresh grape tomatoes?
    Reply: #13
  13. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    I'm not a fan of cooked tomatoes. May I switch this out for a few fresh grape tomatoes?

    Yes, that would be fine.

  14. Jennifer
    I am really enjoying the meals. I started Sunday evening and am already down over 1 pound. Really easy to follow recipes! I’m allergic to tomatoes so I just omitted it.
    Reply: #15
  15. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I am really enjoying the meals. I started Sunday evening and am already down over 1 pound. Really easy to follow recipes! I’m allergic to tomatoes so I just omitted it.

    That's great - thank you for taking the time to let us know how you're doing.

  16. ttyler712
    Can I use stevia in coffee?
    Reply: #17
  17. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Can I use stevia in coffee?

    Here is a link to our visual guide on sweeteners you may find helpful.
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/keto/sweeteners

  18. Julia B
    I lost half a stone fairly quickly - am following everything to the letter but am now completely stuck! It’s quite dispiriting - can you suggest what I could do to break the impasse please?
    Reply: #19
  19. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I lost half a stone fairly quickly - am following everything to the letter but am now completely stuck! It’s quite dispiriting - can you suggest what I could do to break the impasse please?

    Here's our top weight loss guide.
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/how-to-lose-weight

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