Cheap Eat Nutrition # 21 – nutritious whole foods/paleo & keto friendly – Baked Peppered Egg

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Ok, so today’s recipe is a particularly good breakfast option but wouldn’t go a miss for pretty much any meal of the day! I call it the baked peppered egg.

Although the baked peppered egg is not exactly a ‘peppered egg’, the addition of a just a few ingredients make it far more appealing than just that! This is a great option for a low carb breakfast whilst similarly getting a good few nutrients on board. 


(Serves 2)

– 2 eggs

– 1 large bell pepper 

– Handful of spinach 

– 4 medium sized mushrooms 

– Parmesan cheese  

– Salt & pepper 


– Thoroughly wash all vegetables 

– Preheat oven to 180c 

– Cut pepper evenly down the middle, removing the stalk, core and seeds

– Crack eggs individually and pour one into each half of the pepper

– Slice mushrooms and spread out evenly with spinach over the eggs

– Grate the Parmesan over the top

– Season with salt & pepper

– Place peppers in oven for around 15-20 minutes. Check egg whites are white prior to removing.

– Remove from oven and serve! 

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