Low Carb Breakfast

Basque Eggs

The Best Low Carb Breakfast with difficulty level Intermediate. I cook Basque Eggs for my breakfast and it fits for all phases. My whole family use this Atkins breakfast diet recipe. Try this Atkins diet free recipe.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Category: For all phases


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, sliced

  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped

  • 2 medium green or red peppers, roasted

  • 12 eggs

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 5 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil

  • 90 g (3 oz) butter

  • 170 g (6 oz) thinly sliced ham


  • Heat oil in large heavy skillet over medium heat.

  • Sauteé onion 5 minutes, until softened; add garlic and cook 1 minute more.

  • Add roasted peppers, tomatoes, and cayenne. Cover and cook 10 minutes, until vegetables are very soft, stirring occasionally.

  • Uncover and simmer over medium heat until sauce is thick, about 10 minutes, stirring often.

  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Mixture can be made up to 2 days ahead and reheated).

  • In large bowl, beat eggs until blended. In large nonstick skillet, melt butter over low heat.

  • Add eggs and basil.

  • Cook, stirring constantly with rubber spatula, 12 minutes, until soft curds form and eggs are barely set.

  • Add pepper mixture and ham; stir just until mixed.

Serving Size: 6

Net Carbs: 6.0 grams

Prep Time: 0:42:00

Has this recipe been tested? Yes

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