Quinoa & Egg Breakfast Plate

Dee Stillwell


I found a vegetarian version of this yummy breakfast on the net at www.spabettie.com. After posting this recipe the blogger became vegan. I was put off by how her vegan followers were ripping on her for posting a forbidden egg recipe..I, for one, love eggs and believe them to be very good for you and so is quinoa. So if you are vegan, this is not the recipe for you. Vegetarians and us carnivors will love it for sure. This breakfast is low in fat & packed with protein and very good for you. Every time I make it, I stay full for at least 5 hrs, and for around 400 calories...that is awesome.

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5 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


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1 c
cooked quinoa
2 tsp
canola or olive oil
2 large
2 Tbsp
sharp cheddar cheese, shreaded
1 dash(es)
each of salt and pepper
optional: pico de gallo, light sour cream, green onion, etc

How to Make Quinoa & Egg Breakfast Plate


  • 1Heat oil in a non stick frying pan over medium heat. Add cooked quinoa (I always have some leftover in the fridge for this recipe, a quick salad or healthy lunch)
    Spread quinoa flat and fry on both sides till lightly browned. Turn heat to med/low.
  • 2Make 2 wells in quinoa. Break an egg into each well. Sprinkle with salt & pepper. Add 1 Tbl. cheese on top of each egg. Cover with lid and cook about 3 minutes, or to desired egg doneness.
  • 3You can eat this as is or top with pico de gallo and a Tbl. of light sour cream (My preference) Enjoy!

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About Quinoa & Egg Breakfast Plate

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #eggs, #quinoa

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