Keto browned butter asparagus with creamy eggs

Keto browned butter asparagus with creamy eggs

Three of our much-loved keto foods take center stage in this tasty medley. Creamy eggs... sautéed asparagus... browned butter. Mmmmm— c’est magnifique! What a simple way to enjoy a sophisticated appetizer or breakfast!

Keto browned butter asparagus with creamy eggs

Three of our much-loved keto foods take center stage in this tasty medley. Creamy eggs... sautéed asparagus... browned butter. Mmmmm— c’est magnifique! What a simple way to enjoy a sophisticated appetizer or breakfast!
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4 servingservings

Ingredients

Creamy Eggs
  • 2 oz. 55 g butter
  • 4 4 eggeggs
  • ¾ cup (2 oz.) 180 ml (60 g) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup 120 ml sour cream
  • salt
  • cayenne pepper
Asparagus
  • 1½ lbs 650 g green asparagus
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ tbsp 1½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 oz. 85 g butter
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Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Melt the butter over medium heat and add the eggs. Stir until scrambled. Cook through, but do not overcook the eggs.
  2. Spoon the hot eggs into a blender. Add the cheese and sour cream and blend until smooth and creamy. Add salt and cayenne pepper to taste.
  3. Roast the asparagus in olive oil over medium heat in a large frying pan. Add salt and pepper, remove from frying pan for now, and set aside.
  4. Sauté the butter in the frying pan until it is golden brown and has a nutty smell. Remove from heat, let cool, and add the lemon juice.
  5. Put the asparagus back into the frying pan and stir together with the butter until it gets hot.
  6. Serve the asparagus with the sautéed butter and the creamy eggs.

Tip!

These creamy, cheesy eggs go with almost anything! Try them with smoked salmon or a nice steak to bump up the protein. They even work as a topping for low-carb flatbread, bread, or crackers.

Recommended special equipment

  • Blender or food processor

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15 comments

  1. Heather
    I did a single serving of this recipe... It was really good but I find that the eggs/cheese/sour cream get stuck in the blender and I can't really get it out easily. Definitely left some behind that I couldn't get under the blades. Did I do it wrong? Any tips?

    Thanks!

  2. Lisa
    I made this last night and it was awesome. Use a food processor instead of a blender and it's really easy to get out and yummy!!!
  3. Paul
    The eggs honestly taste like really good mashed potatoes.
  4. Sheryl
    I was so impressed with this recipe, what a great idea for a way to have eggs in your meal, they didn't even seem like eggs.
  5. Jonathan
    just made this. i had big time doubts, but this taste SO good.
  6. Una
    An awful lot of butter - 35g for one person on top of sour cream and 20g of Parmesan. A lot of dairy in this. Oh, well, might give it a try as you say it's SO good!
  7. Shirley
    This was unbelievably delicious! I used a food processor as Lisa suggested and it was a winner.
  8. tgjsmiller
    This was delish! I wasn't sure what to expect and I agree it's like a rich cheesy mashed potato! So good!
  9. Angela Day
    I didn't think this looked very good but I'm glad to say I was wrong... It is delicious! I made chaffles the other day. Reheated them in the air fryer so they were crispy then topped with this egg mixture. Hubs just had seconds so he enjoyed it, too.

    Will try these next on the biscuits from the chicken pot pie recipe.

    Reply: #10
  10. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I didn't think this looked very good but I'm glad to say I was wrong... It is delicious! I made chaffles the other day. Reheated them in the air fryer so they were crispy then topped with this egg mixture. Hubs just had seconds so he enjoyed it, too.
    Will try these next on the biscuits from the chicken pot pie recipe.

    That sounds wonderful! Thank you for sharing!

  11. Jane D
    Another vote for this - I’ve never tried eggs done like this but they were so creamy and delicious. I’d definitely recommend giving it a go!
  12. isaacjaywinter
    This was a very pleasant surprise. I was expecting something different. The egg, cheese and sour cream mixture tasted a little weird (to my palette), so I added a tsp of quality curry powder and it all came together beautifully. Especially with the browned butter and lemon juice.
  13. Amber
    Wow! What a flavor blast! This was delicious. I was skeptical about the eggs but it turned out incredible. I will be making this again.
  14. alex_janiszewska
    This is hands down one one the best breakfasts I’ve had! I’m new to Keto, only my 4th day but omg, this was delicious! I was a bit petrified about the amount of butter and cheese for 1 portion but I guess I’m still getting used to the macros on Keto. This sauce is to die for! I’d eat it by the spoon. 100% will be my staple meal, already added to favourites, thank you very much!
    Reply: #15
  15. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    This is hands down one one the best breakfasts I’ve had! I’m new to Keto, only my 4th day but omg, this was delicious! I was a bit petrified about the amount of butter and cheese for 1 portion but I guess I’m still getting used to the macros on Keto. This sauce is to die for! I’d eat it by the spoon. 100% will be my staple meal, already added to favourites, thank you very much!

    So glad you enjoyed it!

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