Recipe: Butternut Squash Paleo Breakfast Hash

Perfect for brunch

Try this flavorful butternut squash paleo breakfast hash with veggies and eggs over easy. This beautiful paleo breakfast hash offers an easy way to get a boatload of veggies into one meal. Swap out the sausage and processed meats and refined toast because these fiber-rich veggies are taking over!

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2 cups butternut squash (about one small squash), diced
4 eggs
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp coconut oil
1/2 yellow onion, diced
2 cups spinach
1/4 cup cilantro
1/2 bell pepper, diced
1 cup roma tomatoes, diced
Dash of sea salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F.
  2. Add the butternut squash to a medium size bowl and evenly coat with extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  3. Pour the squash onto a baking sheet and spread out evenly.
  4. Bake the butternut squash for 20-25 minutes.
  5. In a large sauté pan heat the coconut oil over medium heat.
  6. Add the diced onion and bell pepper to the pan and cook for about 3-5 minutes.
  7. Remove the butternut squash from the oven and add it to the pan, in addition to the spinach, tomatoes & cilantro.
  8. Sauté the vegetables for an additional 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  9. Use a spoon to create four small holes and add one egg to each hole.
  10. Cover the pan for about five minutes or until desired doneness. Optional Toppings: salsa, avocado slices, hot sauce, beaumonde, etc.

Nutrition information

Makes 2 servings.

Each serving contains:

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Calories 388
Fat 25g
Carbohydrates 30g
Fiber 5g
Sugar 9g (Added sugar 0g)
Protein 14g
Sodium 355mg

Recipe provided by registered dietitian nutritionist Brigid Titgemeier, MS, RDN, LD.

Photo © BeingBrigid Functional Nutrition

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