5 from 1 vote
Egg Bacon Zucchini Nests, grain free, low carb and paleo
Egg Bacon Zucchini Nests
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Egg Bacon Zucchini Nests
Course: grain free, keto, low carb, paleo, primal
Cuisine: breakfast, lunch, snacks
Servings: 6
Calories: 151 kcal
Author: Stacey
Ingredients
  • 2 cups zucchini squash grated ( makes 2 grated)
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced.
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 egg beaten.
  • 1 Tbsp coconut flour or can use 1 tbsp golden flax meal instead
  • cup cheese grated * optional, can omit for paleo
  • 4 slices cooked bacon crumbled or chopped
  • 6 eggs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F, and grease or oil a medium to larger size muffin pan.
  2. In a food processor or grater, grate zucchini until all zucchini is grated. Put grated zucchini in layered paper towels or a cheese cloth and wrap it up and squeeze out excess water over the sink. try to get much of the moisture out.
  3. Put drained, pressed zucchini in a large mixing bowl and add: minced garlic, salt, pepper, coconut flour, grated cheese and 1 beaten egg. Mix together thoroughly.
  4. Place about 2 tbsps of the zucchini mixture into the muffin pan cups. Use a spoon and press a depression into each each zucchini cup to make a well.
  5. Bake just the zucchini cups for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and sprinkle a little crumbled bacon in each zucchini nest, and then crack an egg in each zucchini nest. With a fork, lightly poke each yolk to kept from bubbling while baking.

  7. Bake for 20 mins, or until egg is cooked as you prefer. Remove from oven, and cool slightly. Then use a butter knife between the muffin cup and zucchini nest and slide around to loosen and lift out nests.
Recipe Notes

*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Nutrition Facts
Egg Bacon Zucchini Nests
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 301mg 100%
Sodium 401mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 12g 24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.