Pepper Egg Cup


Pepper Egg Cup recipe

This pepper egg cup recipe is a great way to start you day with low carbs and high protein.

With only 10 grams of carbs and 18 grams of protein, this breakfast idea will warm you up and fuel your body for a great day.

Counting points or calories instead of carbs? No problem. You will find nutritional information and Weight Watchers points, including the new smart values for this recipe below.



Pepper Egg Cup

This is a fairly simple breakfast recipe but does require some cooking time. So pop it in the oven and get ready for work.

By the time you are done getting ready, these will be ready to eat.

For you members who are following the FreeStyle method, this can become a zero point breakfast by skipping the bacon and cheeses.

Recipe Type:

Breakfast, Low Carb, Brunch

Degree of Difficulty:

Moderate

Ingredients

  • 4 each Bell Pepper (seeded), cut top off
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices cooked bacon
  • 4 eggs, raw
  • 4 pinches of salt
  • 4 pinches of pepper
  • 4 pinches of parsley, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Remove seeds and tops of bell peppers.
  3. Cook bacon to desired crispness, crumble.
  4. Place cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon into pepper halves.
  5. Crack an egg on top of cheese and bacon.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Place in oven for 20 minutes or until egg whites and firm and yolks are still runny.
  8. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

The nutrition facts for this recipe are shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings:4
Serving Size 1 each
Calories 275
Total Fat 17.8g
Sat Fat 8.6g
Cholesterol 224.6mg
Sodium 735.0mg
Total Carbohydrates 10.1g
Fiber 3.3g
Sugar 6.4g
Protein 17.9g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
Smart Points:
6 pts
Points
Plus:
6 pts
Original
Points:
6 pts

The nutrition values for the peppers and eggs in this recipe were not used when calculating the smart points. The peppers were not included in the calculation for the plus numbers.

Tips

You can alter these egg cups in many different ways to meet your diet needs. You can use egg whites, low fat cheese or even skip the bacon for a healthier version.


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