Poached Eggs on Spinach (Keto)

Keto Poached Eggs on Spinach
Keto Poached Eggs on Spinach

A quick and easy breakfast idea to get some fibre and added nutrients into your morning meal. Baby spinach leaves –  when cooked well – are buttery and amazing, and I could have it with just about anything. Since many of my readers want more egg and/or breakfast ideas, I think poached eggs on spinach is a great option to post to make your morning meal a little more interesting. (Be sure to also check out other Breakfast ideas on the site…)

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Carbs 1.6g | Fat 22g | Protein 12g
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Keto Poached Eggs on Spinach
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Poached Eggs on Spinach (Keto)

Delicious poached eggs on a bed of spinach - with a hidden layer of creamy cheese to enjoy with every bite ...
Course Breakfast
Cuisine General
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Adjust servings > 2
Author Monya Kilian Palmer


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 TB vinegar
  • 10 g (0.4 oz) unsalted grass-fed butter
  • 140 g (4.9 oz) baby spinach, little stalks removed
  • salt
  • 2 TB full-fat cream cheese
  • pink Himalayan salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  • Crack the eggs into individual ramekins (for easier poaching).
  • Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the vinegar. Reduce to a simmer and give the water a stir to create a swirl. Add the eggs one at a time by lowering the ramekin into the water and tipping the egg into it.
  • Cook for about 3-4 minutes, then remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and place onto a plate lined with kitchen paper.
  • Melt the butter in a large pan and once foaming, add the chopped spinach and cook, stirring continuously until the spinach has completely wilted. Season with salt.
  • Divide the spinach between two plates and add a tablespoon of cream cheese on top of each.
  • Top with the poached eggs and season with pink Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper before serving.
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Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.6g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 22g
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Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                         257Kcal / 1075kJ
Fat                                 22g
Carbohydrates              1.6g
Protein                           12g

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