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Spicy Pork Brussels Bowls

By Jason Fung, MD

Spicy Pork Brussels Bowls

Spicy Pork Brussels Bowls are a delicious low-carb meal, made with shredded Brussels sprouts as the base, smoky ground pork, and an egg on top! Recipe from skinnytaste.com
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 439 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • olive oil spray
  • 1 lb ground pork 90% lean or swap for a meatless ground meat option
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp smoky paprika
  • 2 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 6 cups brussels sprouts shredded
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped
  • 4 large eggs

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large cast iron or heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat, spray with oil and cook the meat, breaking it up in small pieces.
  • Combine spices in a small bowl.
  • Add garlic, season with spices and vinegar and cook until browned and no longer pink in the middle, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Set aside on a plate.
  • Add the brussels and onions to the skillet and cook over high heat, stirring occasionally until the brussels start to brown and are tender crisp, 6 to 7 minutes.
  • Return the pork to the skillet and mix everything together 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet and spray with oil, when hot cook the eggs, covered until the whites are just set and the yolks are still runny, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Pork Brussels Bowls
Amount per Serving
Calories
439
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
29
g
45
%
Saturated Fat
 
11
g
69
%
Cholesterol
 
268
mg
89
%
Sodium
 
767
mg
33
%
Potassium
 
951
mg
27
%
Carbohydrates
 
15
g
5
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
30
g
60
%
Vitamin A
 
1609
IU
32
%
Vitamin C
 
114
mg
138
%
Calcium
 
107
mg
11
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains, Mexican
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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