Simple keto breakfast with fried eggs

Simple keto breakfast with fried eggs

Fried eggs are keto simplicity at its best! Its' a super quick and satisfying breakfast that will keep your hunger at bay for hours. You can also fry the spinach with the eggs, and add some extra veggies or bacon, for a more filling meal.

Simple keto breakfast with fried eggs

Fried eggs are keto simplicity at its best! Its' a super quick and satisfying breakfast that will keep your hunger at bay for hours. You can also fry the spinach with the eggs, and add some extra veggies or bacon, for a more filling meal.
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1 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 2 eggeggs
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • ½ cup 125 ml baby spinach
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup 225 ml coffee or tea

Instructions

Instructions are for 1 serving. Please modify as needed.

  1. Heat butter in a frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Crack your eggs straight into the pan. For eggs sunny side up - leave the eggs to fry on one side. For eggs cooked over easy - flip the eggs over after a few minutes and cook for another minute. For harder yolks, just leave cooking a few more minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve with baby spinach, a dollop of mayonnaise and a cup of freshly brewed black coffee or a cup of tea.

Tips!

An egg is a powerhouse of low-carb nutrition. Each large egg has about 7 grams of complete protein, having all nine essential amino acids. It is also a source of healthy fat and almost no carbs. Plus it has 14 different vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, D, B12, and E, as well as iron, selenium, magnesium, and choline, an essential nutrient for nerve development and maintenance. Eat up!

Feel free to swap kale or Swiss chard for the spinach.

Slice and fry green and red peppers for add flavor and visual appeal.

For a tasty topping, sprinkle the eggs with some grated parmesan or cheddar just before removing them from the pan.

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6 comments

  1. April
    Can olive oil or avocado be swapped in for the mayo for the healthy fat ? If so how much of either would be needed for the replacement?
    Reply: #2
  2. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Can olive oil or avocado be swapped in for the mayo for the healthy fat ? If so how much of either would be needed for the replacement?

    The mayo can be used as a dressing or dip for the spinach, so you can drizzle either oil over the spinach as a dressing if you prefer. Use enough to fill you up but you don't want to drown the greens.

  3. Saejong
    What butter should I use dor this recipe?
    Reply: #4
  4. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    What butter should I use dor this recipe?

    As long as it's actual butter, not margarine, you can use any brand of butter you choose.

  5. Donna
    I eat smaller meals then what it suggests here. Should I try to eat more then I normally do?
    Reply: #6
  6. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I eat smaller meals then what it suggests here. Should I try to eat more then I normally do?

    We recommend eating to hunger. If a smaller meals satisfies your hunger, then that's totally acceptable!

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