Low Carb Breakfast Bird Nests

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Low Carb Breakfast Bird Nests

Low Carb Breakfast Bird Nests

Try this low carb breakfast to kick start your day on the right foot. It's a great way to eat some veggies with breakfast and is filling enough to tie you over to your next meal.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 98 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 large, round tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 6 slices organic, nitrate-free turkey bacon, chopped
  • Dash of dried oregano, plus more for garnish
  • Optional dash of salt (added salt is not in nutritional analysis)
  • Dash of pepper
  • 8 organic, omega-3, free range eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Wash tomatoes, slice off the tops and scoop out the insides. 

  3. Place tomatoes on a pan, and bake for 5 minutes.

  4. In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add garlic, onion and chopped bacon. 

  5. Sauté for 5 minutes, until mostly cooked. Add the spices and mix well.

  6. Turn oven to broil.

  7. Fill each tomato with the bacon mixture, leaving about 1/2 inch of space at the top of each tomato. Crack an egg into each tomato then sprinkle with oregano. 

  8. Place in the oven under broiler for 5 minutes. Remove from oven once the top has set, and you'll have perfectly done over easy eggs.

  9. For well done eggs: change oven temperature back to 400 degrees F, and continue to bake for an additional 10 minutes.

  10. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 98 calories, 5g fat, 162mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate, .6g fiber, and 9g protein. 

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