Keto Hot Pockets

Keto Hot Pockets

Published on: April 05, 2019

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What if we told you that scrambled eggs with bacon can be turned into a portable meal? It’s true. These hot pockets, also called hand pies, are a perfect on-the-go meals made from fathead dough stuffed with scrambled eggs and bacon. They have less than 2g net carbs and almost 24g of protein to keep you full throughout the day.

Keto Hot Pockets

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

ingredients

  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ¾ cup mozzarella, shredded
  • ⅓ cup almond flour
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions:

instructions

    • 1Heat butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.
    • 2Once melted, add eggs and begin to scramble.
    • 3Cook the eggs and set aside.
    • 4Preheat oven to 400F.
    • 5Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
    • 6Place mozzarella in a microwave safe dish. Microwave on high for 30 seconds.
    • 7Stir in almond flour, and eggs. Stir until the dough comes together.

instructions

instructions

  • 8Roll the dough between two pieces of parchment paper.
  • 9Peel the top paper and spread eggs and bacon over the center of the dough. Fold the sides and close the dough. Transfer the filled pocket onto the baking sheet.
  • 10Bake the pockets for 20 minutes.
  • 11Cut in half and serve.

final

Alternative Fillings

You can stuff fathead dough with other fillings to make for tasty hot pockets. Some like to use ham and cheese, and many think sloppy Joe pockets are the best. If you have a hand pie filling you love, then feel free to use it instead of the scrambled eggs filling suggested in this recipe.

Nutrition Benefits

These hot pockets provide 36g of fat per serving, most of which is saturated. They also provide 23.7g of quality protein, which is sure to keep you feeling full. And at only 1.8g net carbs per serving, you can have two servings without worrying about going over your carb limit. These hot pockets are also a good source of vitamin A, vitamin D, and choline.

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