Healthy Low-Carb Caprese Omelet

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This Caprese Omelet is so quick and easy to make. It's a great keto breakfast meal for summer! Fan of brinner (breakfast for dinner)? This also makes a fun dinner option with a pizza life vibe. This omelet is filling a delicious whether you follow a vegetarian keto diet or just feel like skipping meat.

For a super easy option you can use a store-bought pesto or make your own pesto using this delicious recipe.

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Nutritional values (per serving)

3.8 grams 1.1 grams 30.8 grams 43.2 grams 17.9 grams 533 calories
Total Carbs4.9grams
Fiber1.1grams
Net Carbs3.8grams
Protein30.8grams
Fat43.2grams
of which Saturated17.9grams
Calories533kcal
Magnesium42mg (11% RDA)
Potassium433mg (22% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (3%), protein (23%), fat (74%)

Ingredients (makes 1 serving)

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp butter or ghee (14 g/ 0.5 oz)
  • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (50 g/ 1.8 oz)
  • 2 slices fresh mozzarella (30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 3-6 basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 heaped tbsp grated Parmesan (10 g/ 0.4 oz)
  • 1 tbsp pesto (15 g/ 0.5 oz) - you can make your own pesto
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional: 1 tsp balsamic vinegar and 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil to drizzle on top
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Instructions

  1. In a small bowl whisk together the eggs with 1 tbsp water.
  2. Heat the butter in a small nonstick ceramic skillet over low heat.
  3. Pour the eggs into the skillet pushing the cooked edges toward the center, cooking and tilting the pan so that the uncooked egg reaches the hot pan.
    Healthy Low-Carb Caprese Omelet
  4. When the top of the eggs are set place the half of the tomatoes, basil, parmesan, and mozzarella on one side of the eggs.
    Healthy Low-Carb Caprese Omelet
  5. Fold in half and place on a plate. Drizzle with pesto and top with remaining tomatoes. Optionally, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Serve immediately.
    Healthy Low-Carb Caprese Omelet
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Lauren Lester

Lauren is the food photographer, recipe developer, and author behind the healthy living website Wicked Spatula.

With a focus on mindful and sustainable living she aspires to show her audience that healthy eating doesn't have to be boring, complicated, or tasteless and that healthy living is all about getting in touch with yourself and your surroundings.

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