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Diabetic Egg Breakfast Recipes

Packed with protein, eggs are a great way to start your day. Try one of these diabetes-friendly egg recipes that are carb-smart and delicious.

Vegetable-Filled Omelets

Start the day with a low-calorie, protein-loaded egg breakfast. Bursting at the seams with herbed tomatoes, cucumber, and summer squash, this vegetarian omelet fills us up with just 7 grams of carb per serving.

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Breakfast Risotto with Fried Eggs

We replaced rice with steel-cut oats to make the classic Italian dish work for breakfast. Sautéed veggies and Brie cheese are the final touches for the savory, low-carb egg breakfast.

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Egg and Vegetable Muffins

Make eggs in muffin tins for a perfectly portioned breakfast. Fiber-rich bulgur, vegetables, and reduced-fat feta cheese give the egg muffins substance while keeping the dish at 4 grams of fat and 9 grams of carb per serving.

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Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast Burritos

Zucchini, jalapeno, avocado, and salsa verde team up to give this egg breakfast its Seuss-inspired green hue. Fold the egg-and-veggie mixture into whole wheat, low-carb flour tortillas for a protein-rich breakfast that has just 24 grams of carb per serving.

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Eggs Benedict with Avocado Cream

You only need four ingredients for this diabetic eggs benedict recipe. Leave it plain or add a dollop of our rich avocado cream for an easy breakfast that has only 18 grams of carb per serving.

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Poached Eggs on Soft Polenta

Fluffy, cheesy polenta gets a quick breakfast makeover when you add tender poached eggs, cherry tomatoes, and fresh arugula. At just 23 grams of carb per serving, you can splurge without sabotaging your eating plan.

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Breakfast Italian Egg Sandwich

This egg and chicken breakfast slider boasts a whopping 22 grams of protein per serving. Leave the sandwiches open-face and use basil pesto instead of a fatty spread to cut back on carbs and fat.

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Zucchini and Swiss Pie

Use Parmesan cheese to flavor and enrich a hash brown potato crust. It's a delicious base for the vegetable custard filling.

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Egg and Potato Casserole

Diced hash brown potatoes, broccoli, and Canadian-style bacon give this egg casserole an extra helping of flavors and textures, making each bite a new experience. Great brunch pick!

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Baked Brie Strata

Make this strata for an extra-important brunch. Chunks of Brie cheese, zucchini, tomatoes, and green onion give this dish company status.

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Asparagus and Potato Skillet

One skillet and market-fresh ingredients make a satisfying meal inspired by European bistros. Want something sweet? Serve it with a fruit side.

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Quick and Easy Omelet

Indulge in breakfast in bed with this ready-in-minutes omelet. Round out the relaxing meal with fresh fruit or juice and toast.

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Ranch Eggs

Your taste buds will get a wake-up call with this Mexican-style casserole. If hot and spicy doesn't suit you in the morning, serve this meatless main dish for supper.

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Fresh Tomato Omelets with Mozzarella Cheese

This simple recipe whips together in minutes, so you can have a leisurely breakfast even on the go. If you prefer, substitute basil, dill, or marjoram for the oregano.

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Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes and Peppers

Refrigerated or frozen egg product and fat-free milk combine with colorful vegetables for a satisfying egg dish that has only 7 grams of carbohydrate and 4 grams of fat.

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Tomato Broccoli Frittata

This vegetable-loaded frittata is made with egg whites to significantly cut the cholesterol. If you like, replace the feta cheese with goat, Parmesan, or Fontina cheese.

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Mexican Breakfast Burrito

Mashed pinto or black beans give this hearty burrito a heaping helping of protein as well as fiber. Topped with a little Mexican queso fresco, this dish has definite south-of-the-border feel.

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Southwestern Breakfast Tostadas

Take a trip to the Southwest without leaving your breakfast table with these crispy-outside, chewy-inside tostadas. Add your favorite veggies for even more flavor.

Tip: Mash the beans slightly so they absorb the flavors of the other ingredients.

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Zippy Zucchini Frittata

Can't get enough zucchini? Try this egg dish that looks and tastes like pizza. Serve this colorful, cheesy entree with a salad, fruit, and bread.

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Spinach and Gruyere Quiche

This flavorful dish is the perfect start to the day: a little calcium and a serving of vegetables. Don't like Gruyere cheese? Use Swiss instead.

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Ham-Broccoli Strata

Strata, the ultimate brunch dish, gets a festive look with a sprinkling of broccoli. The sweet flavor of ham is a nice complement to the tang of cheddar cheese.

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BMT Scrambled Eggs

Mushrooms, tomato, and a bit of bacon make this egg dish work for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

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Shrimp-Artichoke Frittata

A frittata makes a great breakfast or brunch food. For a real treat, make it for dinner during the week.

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Cheesy Mushroom Casserole

A Southern breakfast favorite, quick-cooking grits form the base for this hearty egg casserole. Serve it with a fresh fruit compote and bran muffins for a terrific company brunch.

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Tiny Broccoli Quiches

Piecrust mix cuts the preparation time for these tiny cheese-and-broccoli tarts. Substituting liquid egg product for the whole eggs means less fat and cholesterol.

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