Cast iron cookware is awesome for so many reasons. It retains heat well, is non-stick, and is super durable. What’s not to love? When you’re making a keto meal plan, though, you have to consider how certain foods will affect your level of ketosis.
Fortunately, there are many ways to make a keto meal that incorporates your cast iron skillet into the equation. And, yes, you can have hash browns for breakfast. Check out this recipe for a delicious Cast Iron Breakfast Hash!
What is a Hash Recipe?
A hash is a savoury dish with potatoes, usually fried in a pan or skillet. It can be eaten as a main dish or with eggs as what’s known as an open-faced sandwich. But when you’re talking about a keto-friendly cast iron breakfast hash, it’s got to be made with non-starchy vegetables like cauliflower and broccoli, which are low in carbs and high in fibre. It also has to have protein.
In the case of this recipe, that protein comes from chorizo sausage crumbles. This Cast Iron Breakfast Hash is one of the best recipes for using your cast iron skillet in the kitchen! If you’re thinking about making breakfast on the ketogenic diet but aren’t sure how to make your morning meal count, this recipe is perfect! For more information on how to get into ketosis, please see our blog post on Keto Basics.
Check out this easy recipe below: Ingredients: 2 cups chopped cauliflower, ½ cup chopped green cabbage, six thin slices of chorizo sausage, one tablespoon minced garlic, one large egg, 1/4 teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, three tablespoons paprika (dried) 2 tablespoons olive oil.
Make a Keto Hash Baking Mix
One way to make a cast-iron breakfast hash keto-friendly is by using a keto hash baking mix. You’ll need: 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1/4 cup almond flour, finely ground two tablespoons cream cheese, chopped two tablespoons butter, softened three teaspoons kosher salt,
one teaspoon ground black pepper, 8 – 10 rashers of bacon, cooked and crumbled ½ red bell pepper, diced into small chunks (optional)
Cook your Hash in a Cast Iron Skillet
Cast iron skillets are perfect for making keto-friendly breakfast hashes. This recipe calls for cooking the Hash in a cast-iron skillet, which will give you maximum flavour and evenly distribute heat. Make sure to use a hot pan when cooking your Hash so that it’s not undercooked or overcooked.
And don’t forget the toppings! A generous amount of cheese is recommended, but you can also add bacon, fried eggs, green onions, and anything else to make this dish even more amazing!
Add-ons and Serving Suggestions
Add-ons: -Canned mushrooms, chopped -Chives, chopped -Onions, chopped -Cheese, shredded or crumbled Serving Suggestions: -Can of cream or butter -Eggs -Hamburger meat.
Make a Keto Breakfast Sandwich
This one is super easy. First, preheat your cast iron skillet on the stove. Add some coconut oil to the pan and swirl it around until evenly coated. Meanwhile, slice a slice of bread in half and spread mayonnaise on one side. Then put the slice of bread, mayonnaise side down, into the hot pan.
Cook for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown. Flip over and cook for 1 minute or until golden brown on that side. Remove from heat and top with a fried egg, then cheese and salsa! Cast Iron Breakfast Hash 1/4 cup diced bell pepper 1/4 cup diced onion 1/4 cup diced tomatoes 1 tbsp cajun seasoning (optional) 2 cups collard greens eight eggs 2 tbsp cream cheese 1 tbsp avocado oil or coconut oil salt & pepper to taste
Make a Keto Dinner with the Hash
If you’re not already cooking in cast iron, it’s time to start. You can cook up this delicious Cast Iron Breakfast Hash with some other keto-friendly ingredients. It’s a great way to start the day! In addition to using your cast iron skillet for hash browns, you can also use it for breakfast items like eggs and bacon.
Just make sure that anything you make is cooked in a little bit of butter before adding it to the pan so that it doesn’t stick. Speaking of eggs, if you want scrambled eggs for breakfast, add some butter or oil to your well-seasoned skillet and put it on the stovetop over low heat until the butter melts and starts bubbling around the edges.
Then crack an egg into the centre of your skillet and push in small circles with a spatula until it sets. When the egg is ready, take off the heat and serve immediately with bacon or sausage patties!
Make a Keto Snack with the Hash
If you’re looking for a yummy keto snack, this is your dish. It’s rich, savoury, and satisfying; it’s perfect for making with leftover breakfast hash or just as breakfast.
The Cast Iron Breakfast Hash combines grilled onions and bell peppers with crispy bacon and eggs. It’s a delicious blend of sweet, salty and savoury flavours that will make your taste buds sing!
Make a Keto dessert with the Hash.
This is a great recipe for those on the keto diet or who want to make a yummy keto meal. This is a low-carb dessert with only 5g of net carbs per serving.
It’s also made with some of the most delicious ingredients, so it’s sure to please! 1/2 cup almond flour, two tablespoons melted coconut oil, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, one egg, beaten.
Keto-friendly breakfast hash recipes are a great way to start your day with a healthy, nutritious meal. Keto-friendly breakfast hash recipes are a great way to start your day with a healthy, nutritious meal.
They are so flavorful and satisfying; you can make a batch for the week and then have breakfast for lunch, dinner and snacks all week long!