Low-Carb Veggie Full English Breakfast Bowl

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There’s no better way to start the day — whether you are vegetarian or not — than with this healthy low-carb full English. It's a great breakfast, brunch, dinner, or even lunchbox option.

Roasted red peppers, salty fried halloumi with sautéed mushrooms and kale. Topped with the best and easiest low-carb tomato Marinara sauce you’ll try. Naturally sweet and packed full of heart healthy deep green peppery olive oil and fresh basil.

Just one serving is packed with healthy fats, vitamins and minerals, especially electrolytes which are often deficient in modern diets. It's easy to double or triple the batch and have healthy breakfast sorted for a few of days.

Even die hard carnivores will love this one!

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Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs9.7 grams
Protein15.9 grams
Fat60.7 grams
Calories662 kcal

Calories from carbs 6%, protein 10%, fat 84%

Total carbs18.9 gramsFiber9.2 gramsSugars5.4 gramsSaturated fat24.2 gramsSodium963 mg(42% RDA)Magnesium107 mg(27% RDA)Potassium792 mg(40% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 1 servings)

Smashed avocado:
  • 1/2 small avocado (75 g/ 2.7 oz)
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch of sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1/8 tsp chile flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C/ 355 °F (fan assisted) or 200 °C/ 400 °F (conventional). Place the peppers on a baking tray and drizzle with olive oil and a pinch of salt. Roast in the oven for 25 minutes until soft.
  2. Place the seeds on another baking tray and roast in the oven for 4 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
    Note: You can make a large batch of the roasted seeds and keep at room temperature for up to 2 weeks, ready to be used for topping or snacking.
    Low-Carb Veggie Full English Breakfast Bowl
  3. Heat the butter on a medium heat in a non-stick pan, add the mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes. Add the kale and cook for a further 2 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt to taste.
    Low-Carb Veggie Full English Breakfast Bowl
  4. Fry the halloumi in 1 tsp of ghee or olive oil over a medium-low heat for about 2 minutes per side, or until golden.
  5. Once the peppers are cooked, allow to cool slightly. Remove the stalks and scoop out the seeds.
  6. Smash the avocado with a fork and mix with the olive oil, salt, pepper, lime and chile flakes.
    Low-Carb Veggie Full English Breakfast Bowl
  7. Place the kale and mushrooms in your bowl, along with the seeds, peppers, halloumi and top with smashed avocado, marinara sauce and fresh basil.
    Low-Carb Veggie Full English Breakfast Bowl
    8 Best served fresh. The cooked vegetables can be stored in a sealed jar in the fridge for up to 3 days and served warm or cold. Halloumi should always be reheated before serving. Low-Carb Veggie Full English Breakfast Bowl

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Peppers, sweet, baby, all types
3.2 g0.7 g0.1 g19 kcal
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g4.5 g40 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
0.1 g0.8 g1.3 g15 kcal
Sunflower seeds
0.3 g0.6 g1.5 g17 kcal
Seeds, flaxseed
0.1 g0.6 g1.4 g18 kcal
Ghee
0 g0 g15 g136 kcal
Kale, curly, fresh
1.4 g0.7 g0.2 g11 kcal
Shiitake mushrooms, raw
1.1 g0.6 g0.1 g9 kcal
Halloumi (Cypriot cheese)
1 g10 g13.5 g165 kcal
Ghee
0 g0 g5 g45 kcal
Marinara sauce
0.7 g0.2 g2.4 g25 kcal
Avocado, fresh
1.4 g1.5 g11 g120 kcal
Lime juice, fresh
0.3 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g4.5 g40 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pepper, black, spices
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Peppers, chile (chili), flaked and dried, spices
0.2 g0.1 g0.1 g2 kcal
Basil, fresh
0 g0.1 g0 g0 kcal
Total per serving
9.7 g15.9 g60.7 g662 kcal
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