One pan pork n' egg breakfast

One-Pan Breakfast

You’ve probably heard of “one-pan dinners” or “one-pot-meals” – but what about breakfast? How can you prepare a delicious (and impressive) breakfast/brunch – without having to wake up extra early to start prep? This one-pan breakfast features some savory morning favorites: eggs, pork, and tender veggies! Toss it all together on one pan, and let the oven do the work while you sip on your AM cup-of-joe. Give this recipe a go and comment your thoughts below!

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One-Pan Breakfast

Want a quick and easy but impressive breakfast to serve any day of the week? Here’s your answer. Enjoy restaurant quality without the complex techniques!

This is one of Chef Kenzie’s all-time favorite one-pan breakfast recipes to whip up for Sunday brunches or family breakfast occasions. It takes less than 30 minutes start-to-finish, with only 10 minutes of prep time.

Although the pork and eggs combo is Chef Kenzie’s favorite – you can certainly get creative with your own ingredients. Check out the “Notes” section under the recipe for ideas to adapt this recipe to use your favorite proteins. Then, choose your favorite non-starchy vegetables to make the dish truly shine! Here are a few suggestions to get your creativity going…

  • 5 ounces chicken thighs + 1 cup cauliflower + 1 cup carrots (season with curry powder and turmeric)
  • 4 ounces salmon filet + 1 cup parsnips + 1 cup broccoli (season with fresh dill)
  • 1 serving Beef Meatballs + 1 cup red pepper + 1 cup tomatoes (season with chile peppers and/or chili powder and paprika)

How would you make your one-pan breakfast? Share your ideas in the comments below or snap a photo of your meal and post it in our Facebook Group. We always love to see what you’ve been cooking!

Make it Even Quicker

Better yet, make this one-pan breakfast even quicker by using leftovers. You can use leftover protein from last-night’s dinner to re-purpose and serve for breakfast the next day. You can even use leftover roasted vegetables. Just reheat, prepare an egg, and serve.

Want more breakfast ideas? Find more of our favorite breakfast blog posts here.

Looking for More Dairy-Free or Quick-and-Easy Recipe Ideas?

Check out our downloadable meal planning classes. Each class comes with an eBook including a Specialized One-Week Meal Plan and Prep Sheet, or Specialized Recipes, as well as Additional Resources prepared by Chef Dawn Ludwig and Chef Kenzie Osborne. Each class also has the option to add-on downloadable presentation slides for more recipes and extra resources.

Chef Kenzie's One-Pan Breakfast

One-Pan Breakfast (All Phases)

No fancy techniques or culinary mastery - just a few ingredients, one pan, and a toasty-warm oven!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup asparagus, chopped in half
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped into wedges
  • 1 ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp pepper
  • garlic and onion, to taste
  • 5 ounces pork tenderloin
  • 1 egg, cooked to your liking (scrambled, fried, poached, or hard boiled)
  • 1/2 cup berries

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Toss together asparagus, tomatoes, olive oil, salt, pepper, and optional onions and garlic (for flavor).
  • Lay in a single layer at the bottom of a roasting pan.
  • Slice the pork into 1-inch thick "steak(s)". Depending how wide the pork is, you may need one or two slices per portion.* Top vegetables with the pork.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the pork is cooked to your desired doneness.
  • Remove from the oven, transfer to a plate, and arrange your cooked egg on top of the pork and vegetables. Season with additional salt, pepper, fresh herbs, or salsa. To complete your P1 meal, serve with a side of 1/2 cup berries. Enjoy!

Notes

Phase 1 Nutrition

Calories: 540
Fat: 51%
Carbohydrates: 21%
Protein: 29%

Variations: Protein Alternatives

*Note: If using pre-cooked protein, roast the vegetables for 15 minutes FIRST, then add protein for remaining 5 minutes to heat through.
  • 5 ounces chicken thighs (skinless)
  • 4 ounce salmon filet
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon - do not roast the salmon. Instead, roast the veggies alone and top with the smoked salmon and egg!
  • 4 ounces flank steak
  • 1 serving (about 7-8 mini or 3-4 regular-sized) Beef Meatballs (Always Delicious page 149) - this is higher in calories (700) and would be a great dinner option!
  • 4 ounces ground pork (16% fat) - reduce olive oil in recipe to 2 teaspoons. 
  • 1 serving (about 1 heaping cup) Crumbled Tempeh (Always Delicious page 192 or Always Hungry? page 244) - reduce olive oil in recipe to 1 tablespoon
Keyword Keto-friendly, Meat, Phase 1
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