The Low Carb Diabetic: Tray-Baked Eggs : Quick, Easy, Vegetarian : Packed With Protein

Here we have a vegetarian breakfast, lunch or snack that’s really quick, easy and packed with protein.


Serves Four

8 (free-range) eggs
2 red peppers, deseeded and finely sliced
80g/3oz chestnut mushrooms, halved and thinly sliced
40g/1½oz spinach, roughly chopped
50g/1¾oz mature cheddar cheese, grated
½ tsp sea salt
freshly ground black pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4.
2. Lightly grease a 35cm/14 in x 25cm/10in 2cm/¾in deep roasting tin and line with baking paper.
3. Crack the eggs into a large bowl, add the salt and pepper and whisk well.
4. Pour the eggs into the oven tray making sure they spread into the corners. Scatter the peppers, mushrooms and spinach over the eggs and top with the cheddar.
5. Place in the oven to bake for 10–12 minutes, or until just set and lightly golden around the edges.
6. Remove the eggs from the oven and leave to rest for 2 minutes, then slide out onto a board and cut into pieces.

Each serving provides

20g protein, 3g carbohydrates (of which 3g sugars), 16g fat (of which 6g saturates), 2g fibre, 1.3g salt.

If not eating straightaway, leave to cool to room temperature, cut into slices and put in a sealable container. It will keep for 3 days in the fridge and is best eaten cold, if not eaten straight away.

For readers who are not able to eat eggs
Have a look at this article, ‘Thirteen Effective Substitutes for Eggs’ find it here

‘eggs are eggscellent’ and so nutritious

~ wishing you a happy day ~ 

You will find a variety of recipe ideas within this blog, and it is important to note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use a reliable meter. If you have any concerns about your health it is always advisable to consult your Doctor or health care team.Just a reminder to keep checking your spam folder as many bloggers are finding comments are incorrectly going into spam!

All the best Jan


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