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Keto Jalapeno Bread Recipe
If you’re following a keto diet, finding satisfying and delicious bread can be a challenge. Luckily, with the right recipe, you can enjoy bread that is not only keto-friendly, but also has weight loss benefits. One such recipe is this Keto Jalapeno Bread.
One of the main benefits of Keto Jalapeno Bread is that it is low in carbs, with only 5 grams of net carbs per serving. This makes it an ideal bread substitute for those following a keto diet, as it won’t interfere with their carb limit for the day. Additionally, the high-fat content of the bread can help keep you feeling full and satisfied for longer, reducing cravings and fewer calories consumed overall.
Another benefit of this bread is the jalapenos themselves. Jalapenos contain capsaicin, a compound shown to boost metabolism and increase fat burning. In fact, a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming capsaicin can increase energy expenditure by up to 50 calories per day. This may not seem like a lot, but over time, it can add up and contribute to weight loss.
Keto Jalapeno Bread is a popular variation of traditional bread that has been adapted to fit the requirements of a ketogenic diet. While it may help some people adhere to a ketogenic diet and potentially aid in weight loss, it is important to approach weight loss as a complex process that requires a comprehensive approach to diet and lifestyle.
- 4 oz (112 g) of bacon
- 3 jalapenos (42 g), sliced
- 6 eggs
- ½ cup (120 ml) of ghee, melted + more for greasing
- ¼ teaspoon (1 g) of baking soda
- ¼ cup (60 ml) of water
- ½ cup (56 g) of coconut flour, sifted
- ½ teaspoon (2 g) of salt
- Preheat your oven to 400°F.
- Place the bacon and sliced jalapenos on a baking tray, and roast for 10 minutes, making sure to flip halfway through.
- Once done, take them out and let them cool.
- Discard seeds from the roasted jalapenos.
- Add the bacon and jalapeno to a food processor and pulse until combined.
- Take a bowl and add the eggs, ghee, baking soda, water, coconut flour, and salt.
- Add the jalapeno and bacon to the batter and mix well.
- Grease your baking dish with ghee and pour the batter into the dish. Bake for 40 minutes at 375°F.
- Let it cool, slice, and enjoy!
All nutritional data are estimated and based on per-serving amounts.
Net Carbs: 5 g
- Calories: 502
- Sugar: 2 g
- Fat: 45 g
- Carbohydrates: 10 g
- Fiber: 5 g
- Protein: 15 g