Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl This high-protein, low-carb breakfast bowl will keep you full all morning. Feel free to use different veggies, or try it with ham instead of bacon! You can also use butter or oil instead of bacon grease. This recipe also works well as part of a keto diet.
Cook bacon in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat until browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined bowl, reserving bacon grease in a small bowl.Advertisement
Return skillet to medium-high heat and add 1 teaspoon reserved bacon grease. Cook mushrooms and green onions until lightly browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a small bowl and keep warm.
Return skillet to medium-high heat and add 1 teaspoon reserved bacon grease. Add eggs and scramble until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and keep warm.
Place cottage cheese into a microwave-safe bowl. Heat on 50% power for 60 to 90 seconds, or until warm, stirring halfway through. Drain any liquid that has been released and transfer cottage cheese into one side of a single-serving bowl. Place scrambled eggs into the other side of the bowl. Top with mushroom mixture and bacon. Serve immediately.
Per Serving: 366 calories; protein 34.5g; carbohydrates 5.7g; fat 22.7g; cholesterol 408.7mg; sodium 1169.3mg. If you do not have enough bacon grease to make 2 teaspoons, use butter or oil to make up the difference.