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Low-Carb Sweet Potato Breakfast with Poached Egg

A yummy sweet potato breakfast with poached eggs and bacon bits! 4 Simple ingredients and 20 minutes needed. Gluten-Free. Paleo. Whole 30.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 305kcal


  • 2 sweet potato (peeled and shredded - should yield about 4 cups)
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 bacon strips (cooked crispy and roughly chopped)
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • ½ cup fresh basil (roughl chopped)
  • 1 tbsp oil (own preference)


  • Cook the sweet potato in the oil over medium-high heat for approximately 10 minutes, until cooked. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • While the sweet potato cooks, bring a shallow sauce pan filled with water to the boil. Once boiling, bring down to a light simmer. Crack the eggs into the simmering water and let cook for 2-3 minutes for a soft egg. Remove with a slotted spoon.
  • Divide the sweet potato hash into plates, top each with an egg, chopped bacon and fresh basil.


Tips and Tricks:
1. If you’re Whole 30 - be sure to check the labels of the bacon and choose a compliant option.
2. For a more detailed guide on making poached eggs - check out this guide: Perfect Poached Eggs


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 193mg | Sodium: 390mg | Potassium: 376mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 9634IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg