When starting a low-carb or ketogenic based diet, a go-to breakfast is scrambled eggs and bacon. Well, no office to my beloved cured meat, but it gets old. Scrambled eggs and bacon.
Here is how a typical week of scrambled eggs and bacon goes:
Monday: Mmm, yeah this totally hits the spot. I could eat this every day!
Tuesday: Man, this is good. Love that bacon!
Wednesday: Bacon and eggs is good, with avocado. More avocado, please.
Thursday: Has bacon always been this salty or did I accidentally put salt?
Friday: Not hungry, but I should probably eat this bacon right here. Scrambled eggs? Again? Ugh.
So if you’re bored out of your low-carb mind, try Canadian Bacon and Over Easy Eggs. Super simple. Super yummy. Still low-carb, but different and slightly healthier since Canadian Bacon is lower in fat.
I started with a low-sodium Canadian Bacon, and two large eggs.
Three slices of the bacon is what they call a serving, and I found it to be right on point with what I needed for morning fuel.
I heated a non-stick skillet on medium high and seared the bacon a little. It’s important to be careful with Canadian Bacon and I find that it an dry out quickly if you leave it cooking too long. It really only needs about one or two minutes each side to bring out its natural deliciousness.
Once the bacon is ready, plate it. Add a half a tablespoon of butter to the pan, and once melted gently crack the two eggs into the pan. Cook for about two minutes, taking care not to move the pan too much risking breaking the egg yokes. I add a little pepper, no salt since the bacon already has enough sodium for my taste.
Using a wide spatula, gently pick up each egg one-by-one and flipping to the other side. Be careful, they are called “over easy” for a reason.
Once you have both eggs flipped, turn off the burner. (Add pepper to this side too if you wish.) The residual heat will cook the eggs the rest of the way.
Now, I like my over easy eggs slightly runny from the yoke. The entire egg white is cooked, but the warm yoke remains a tad gooey and I dig it, man. It’s bombdiggity. Have you ever had an over easy egg on a hamburger? It’ll change your life, I’ll tell you what. That’s another blog post for another day, for sure.
Leave the eggs in the pan for about 1 minute and then plate them with the Canadian bacon. Serve while still warm. Enjoy!
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