Bacon & Eggs

No low carb or keto recipe book would be complete without bacon and eggs. It is quick, easy, and delicious.

Eggs are a powerhouse of highly bioavailable protein along with vitamins B2, B5 and B12, choline, folate, vitamin A, phosphorus and selenium, while bacon provides vitamin B3, phosphorus, selenium and zinc.

Adding tomatoes or leafy greens will add more variety and minerals to this classic recipe.


One serve provides 210 calories, 16 g protein, 15 g fat, 1 g of net carbs and P:E = 1.0.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 2 rashes of Bacon
  • 2 Eggs
  • Sprinkle of sea salt


  • Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat, when ready add the bacon.
  • Cook until the first side is crispy, turn and cook until the second side is crispy.
  • Move the bacon to the side of the pan (there should be enough fat rendered from the bacon to fry the eggs). 
  • Crack in two eggs and cook to your liking, flipping if you want them over easy. 
  • Sprinkle with sea salt and serve.

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