Diabetic Egg Breakfast Recipes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BMT Scrambled Eggs
Mushrooms, tomato, and a bit of bacon make this egg dish work for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
A frittata makes a great breakfast or brunch food. For a real treat, make it for dinner during the week.
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.