This is one of my favorite concoctions to put together. It is yummy, nutritious, and easy. What is better than that?
Once I realized I made this dish 5 days in a row, I knew I had to share it with you guys!
This dish was originally inspired when I started sautéing cauliflower and broccoli in a pan with some olive oil, salt, black pepper, and garlic. At first, that was it.
Then, one day I found myself making this dish for brunch and thought to myself, “what about some protein?”. That is where the fried eggs come into the picture.
Once the veggies start to char, I pour two eggs into the pan and stir it around so the egg is evenly distributed. Then, I add some cheese, mix it all together, and BAM, it’s ready! I switch off between nutritional yeast, feta, or parmesan as my cheeses. All of them are great options.
Half the time, I find myself with a side bowl of buffalo sauce or hummus to dip the veggies in. I also alternate between brocolli and cauliflower or just broccoli for this recipe.
Below I have attached the official recipe for my go-to lunch.
4 cups broccoli
4 cups cauliflower
2 garlic cloves
Cheese (I recommend: parmesan, nutritional yeast, or feta)
2 tablespoons olive oil
*Optional: buffalo sauce, hummus, tahini
1. Chop up broccoli and cauliflower into small pieces (your preference but I prefer them very small like in the picture)
2. Mince garlic cloves
3. Put olive oil in pan then add broccoli and cauliflower (med – high heat)
4. Add garlic and sprinkle salt and black pepper
5. Cook for about 7-10 mins or until the veggies start to turn golden/brown
6. Crack 2 eggs into a separate bowl and whisk
7. Pour eggs into pan with veggies
8. Stir egg around in veggies for even distribution
9. Once the veggies are charred to your preference, turn off stove and add cheese
10. Put on plate and enjoy!
- Broccoli is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Protein, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Selenium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Potassium and Manganese.
- Cauliflower is high in vitamin C and a good source of folate and dietary fiber. It is fat free and cholesterol free and also is low in sodium content and carbs. Cauliflower can also offer health benefits that may reduce the risk of various types of cancer.
- Eggs are a great source of protein
- Garlic can be used to help several medicinal purposes and is also thought to be a source of amino acids (building blocks of protein) and enzymes, which helps your body build muscle and protect your gut health.