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Cheesy Eggs

Are you looking for a quick and easy recipe that tastes great? This cheesy eggs recipe is just what you need. It’s simple to make, and it will keep your keto diet on target.

Cheesy eggs are the best type of keto breakfast, they’re easy to make and can be served with bacon or avocado toast for a complete meal. If you’re on the keto diet, these cheesy eggs will keep you full all morning!

 

Cheesy Eggs Recipe

 

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Why we love this keto breakfast idea (and you will too!)

  • Simple to make
  • Low carb, keto-friendly, and delicious
  • Quick weekday breakfast
  • Great source of protein

What cheese goes best with eggs?

Cheese makes nearly every dish better. Here are some of the best types of cheese to combine with eggs:

  • Swiss – Grated Swiss cheese is tasty with eggs and can be used in salads too!
  • Cheddar – Any type of cheddar will add a little kick to your eggs.
  • Provolone – You can’t go wrong with provolone cheese for eggs!
  • Mozzarella – Melt mozzarella over your eggs for an extra gooey result.
  • Feta – The tanginess of feta cheese pairs well with the rich flavor of eggs.

Using different kinds of cheese is a great way to change up your breakfast. Combining different types of cheeses with eggs will prevent your taste buds from getting bored.

What is the best way to cook eggs?

No matter how you like to eat them, there’s plenty of ways to cook eggs. Here are some of my favorite ways to make eggs that everyone in my family can enjoy without getting bored eating eggs every day on the keto diet:

  • Sunnyside up – If you’re in a hurry, sunny side up is the way to go.
  • Scrambled – Scrambling eggs in a pan takes about five minutes and is very simple.
  • Hard-boiled – Hard-boiled eggs are an easy keto snack that everyone in my family enjoys eating when we’re on the go!

What spices should you add to eggs?

If you’re looking to spice up your eggs, you can try adding these spices:

  • Garlic powder – You can’t go wrong with garlic powder. Garlic will give your cheesy eggs a nice zesty flavor.
  • Onion powder – Onion is great for adding some extra flavor to any dish! Pairing the onion taste with cheese is a tasty choice.
  • Chili powderChili powder is perfect for adding a little kick to your eggs.
  • PaprikaPaprika is one of my favorite spices. For cheesy eggs, I like adding some smoked paprika to my eggs for an extra tasty flavor!

 

Cheesy Eggs Recipe

 

Cheesy Eggs Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheese
  • splash of heavy cream (if using the omelet instructions below)
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • splash of avocado oil

 


 

Cheesy Eggs Recipe Instructions

Fried Egg Option

  1. In a small skillet, add avocado oil and allow it to heat up at a medium temperature.
  2. Once the oil has preheated, add one egg to the skillet. Add the salt and pepper on top.
  3. Allow cooking until your desired fried egg consistency.
  4. Remove from the skillet carefully and place on a plate. Repeat this process for the second egg.
  5. Top with cheese and enjoy!

Omelette Option

  1. In a small bowl, add eggs, heavy cream, salt, and pepper. Mix together well.
  2. In a small skillet, add avocado oil and allow it to heat up at a medium temperature.
  3. Once the skillet has preheated, pour the egg mixture and allow it to cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Carefully slide a spatula under one side and flip the egg over.
  5. Once the egg is flipped, add shredded cheese to one side of the egg.
  6. Flip the side without cheese over to the other side covering the cheese.
  7. Remove from the skillet and enjoy!

Cheesy Eggs Recipe Nutrition

Serves 1

Calories 177, Total C 1g, Fiber 0g, Net C 1g, Sugars 1g, Fat 12g, Protein 15g

 

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Cheesy Eggs Recipe

 

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Cheesy Eggs Recipe

Cheesy Eggs Recipe

Looking for an easy keto breakfast? Try this cheesy eggs recipe!
5 from 1 vote
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 177

Ingredients
  

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheese
  • splash of heavy cream if using the omelet instructions below
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • splash of avocado oil

Instructions
 

Fried Egg Option

  • In a small skillet, add avocado oil and allow it to heat up at a medium temperature.
  • Once the oil has preheated, add one egg to the skillet. Add the salt and pepper on top.
  • Allow cooking until your desired fried egg consistency.
  • Remove from the skillet carefully and place on a plate. Repeat this process for the second egg.
  • Top with cheese and enjoy!

Omelette Option

  • In a small bowl, add eggs, heavy cream, salt, and pepper. Mix together well.
  • In a small skillet, add avocado oil and allow it to heat up at a medium temperature.
  • Once the skillet has preheated, pour the egg mixture and allow it to cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Carefully slide a spatula under one side and flip the egg over.
  • Once the egg is flipped, add shredded cheese to one side of the egg.
  • Flip the side without cheese over to the other side covering the cheese.
  • Remove from the skillet and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 177 | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 12g | Sugar: 1g
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