Fresh for Brunch!

A couple of days ago we finally pruned our basil plant we’ve been growing for months and ended up with the biggest batch of fresh basil we’ve ever seen. Naturally, pesto has been on the menu all week long.

We slathered it on grilled chicken with cauliflower mash, lime marinated skirt steak with the family and even stuffed it into our morning eggs, creating a sort of Italian/Greek pesto keto omelette.

It’s rare that we actually make an omelette; we usually opt for sunny side up and those delicious runny yolks. But for this recipe, we wanted a more even and fluffy consistency. We also wanted to stuff our eggs with pesto and feta cheese. The end result was a delicious, delicate, salty and herby pesto omelette. Fresh doesn’t even begin to describe it and we can’t think of a better summer brunch idea. (Ok, low carb eggs benedict is a close contender!)

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Check out how to make your own basil pesto in our 5-minute recipe. If you’ve only got store-bought, that works for this breakfast too!

To add even more flavor to this dish, keep the Greek vibe going by adding olives or mushrooms to your pesto omelette. Enjoy breakfast!

If you loved this recipe and are looking for another delicious version, check out this low carb Greek omelette from Primal Edge Health!

Keto Feta & Pesto Omelette
Feta & Pesto Omelette
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Rating: 4.65
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Macros per serving:
• 570 Calories
• 46g of Fat
• 30g of Protein
• 2.5g of Carbs
Serves
1 serving
Cook Time
10 minutes
Serves
1 serving
Cook Time
10 minutes
Keto Feta & Pesto Omelette
Feta & Pesto Omelette
Votes: 54
Rating: 4.65
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Macros per serving:
• 570 Calories
• 46g of Fat
• 30g of Protein
• 2.5g of Carbs
Serves
1 serving
Cook Time
10 minutes
Serves
1 serving
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings: serving
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 oz. feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp pesto
  • salt
  • pepper
Instructions
  1. Melt a tablespoon of butter in a pan and let the pan heat up.
  2. Beat your eggs in a bowl with a tablespoon of heavy cream. This will make your omelette fluffy!
  3. Pour your eggs into the hot pan and let them cook them until they're almost done.
  4. Sprinkle some feta cheese onto half the omelette, as well as spread a tablespoon of pesto onto the same half.
  5. Fold the omelette over onto itself and cook for another 4-5 minutes so that the feta cheese melts and the eggs cook thoroughly.
  6. To serve, garnish with more feta on top and some fresh basil if you've got some. This omelette also pairs well with some fresh tomatoes! Enjoy!
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