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Paleo Warm Breakfast Salad

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  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Paleo Warm Breakfast Salad


  • 1 1/3 cup chopped peeled butternut squash
  • 1/3 c shopped red onion or shallot
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil or butter (divided)
  • 12 ounces broccoli cole slaw salad mix
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp minced garlic or one garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 tsp or more sea salt and black pepper each (to taste)
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • 4 eggs
  • red pepper flakes and cilantro to garnish
  • 1 avocado (sliced)
  • roasted pumpkin seeds (optional)


  1. First peel and chop your veggies. Slice your avocado if you don’t want to wait till the end.
  2. Place chopped squash in steamer on in microwave safe dish with 1 tbsp water. Steam for 2 -2.5 minutes or more. Depends on microwave power. Cook until tender but not mushy. Alternatively, roast squash on baking sheet at 425F for 15-20 minutes. 
  3. Remove, drain water, set aside.
  4. In a small skillet, place 1 tbsp butter or oil.
  5. Heat on medium high and add your onions.
  6. Fry for 2 minutes or until onions start to brown a bit.
  7. Next add in your slaw, garlic, salt/pepper, 1 tbsp water, and balsamic vinegar.
  8. Mix all together in skillet.
  9. Cover and let cook on medium for about 2-3 minutes.
  10. Slaw will be slightly tender but not fully cooked.
  11. Remove and place in bowl.
  12. Add your squash and 1/3 cup berries to the bowl and toss.
  13. Next fry your eggs in the same skillet.
  14. Add another 1/2 tbsp of butter or oil on medium high heat.
  15. Fry until crispy on outside and yolk is orange and set. 3- 4 minutes or less depending on how you like your yolk.
  16. Scoop slaw onto 3-4 plates or bowls.
  17. Place fried egg on top of each.
  18. Garnish with red pepper, 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds, cilantro, and any extra salt/pepper.
  19. Add sliced avocado on the side.

optional – Not paleo but feel free to add in feta or goat cheese crumbles.

    • Prep Time: 10 min
    • Cook Time: 10 min