Keto egg butter with smoked salmon and avocado

Keto egg butter with smoked salmon and avocado

This is what we call a breakfast for champions! If you want a keto meal that will keep you on top of your game for hours and hours, this is it!

Keto egg butter with smoked salmon and avocado

This is what we call a breakfast for champions! If you want a keto meal that will keep you on top of your game for hours and hours, this is it!
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 4 4 eggeggs
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 oz. 55 g butter, at room temperature
  • 1 (7 oz.) 1 (200 g) avocadoavocados
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • 4 oz. 110 g smoked salmon
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Place the eggs in a pot carefully. Cover with cold water and place on the stove without a lid. Bring the water to a boil.
  2. Lower the heat and let simmer for 7-8 minutes. Remove the eggs from the warm water and place them in a bowl with ice-cold water to cool.
  3. Peel the eggs and chop them finely. Mix eggs and butter with a fork. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and other flavors of your choice, see different suggestions below.
  4. Serve the egg butter with a side of diced avocado and finely chopped parsley and a few slices of smoked salmon.

Tips

Try flavoring your egg butter with chili flakes, fresh herbs, or your favorite seasoning. Egg butter is great as a topping on just about anything – both hot and cold dishes, like avocado, salmon, turkey, and ham, but also in soups and stews and on top of vegetables and salads.

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14 comments

  1. Heather
    I love this meal. It's a quick and easy lunch, or dinner when everyone else wants to eat something that I can't. It is SO very filling, though.
  2. ingrid
    this was nice but 70g butter plus a tablespoon of oil. I only added 5g butter and it was still rich. I can't imagine it with 70g. Could make one nauseous.
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  3. ingrid
    also to add there are 939 calories per serve if made according to the recipe. If you were trying to lose weight you would have nearly a days worth of calories just in this recipe.
  4. Mike
    Delicious recipe, but waaay too much butter... Just typed the recipe into myfitnesspal and it calculated 900+ calories per single servicing. :o Skipping lunch today (and part of dinner!) ;)
  5. Jeff
    This sounds great! The amount of butter sounds about right to me, especially if it was Kerrygold butter :-)
  6. Lynn
    Not about calories I thought. So how many people are losing weight on this diet and How healthy is it. If Fat is a concern for cholesterol?
  7. Kathryn
    Thank you so much for adding the macros for protein and fat along with the carbs on these recipes!! Love it!!
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  9. S
    Way too much butter!!!
  10. Sanda
    I just count eat it, had to put into garbage. Too much butter
  11. Lee
    I opted to mash my eggs with Diet Doctor mayonnaise instead of the butter. Glad I did after reading the comments. Also tasted better and was still high in fat.
  12. Stroma
    Ooft... very filling breakfast but after reading the comments i opted to use 75g of butter which was still too much, was hard pushed to eat it. When making again i would probably mash the eggs with DD Mayo or something similar
  13. G
    I had never heard of "egg butter" before, but ran across the recipe two times today! The other version was from Almost Bananas, a blog about Slovakian food and culture. Another example of high-fat traditional foods. That recipe used slightly less butter and added some mustard and minced onions for flavor. Another good point was to not add salt until you think about your butter. Most American butter is salted, so may not need extra salt. That author spread a thick layer on bread. This might be more appealing rolled up in letttuce or thin, lean lunch meat (ham or turkey).

    I agree that one serving, as written, would feed 3 or 4 people!

  14. francoisecade
    Nice recipe but I agree on the butter, I used 30g and it was still very rich. Would prob use 20g next time
  15. Kat
    Oooh I feel ill and I only used 40g butter with no olive oil.

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