Breakfast Egg Muffin Cups


These Breakfast Egg Muffin Cups are a scrumptious make-ahead breakfast packed complete of protein, veggies and is completely customizable! Make them ahead of time, refrigerate or freeze them, and then heat them for a speedy breakfast.

Breakfast Egg Muffins

I like to make breakfast meals that are filling, speedy to make, pack in the nutrition and the leftovers retailer nicely! These breakfast egg cups match each requirement! These egg cups are creamy, warm and completely portioned to be filling for little ones and adults each!

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Ingredients for Breakfast Egg Cups

The components for egg cups are really standard. The add-ins are truly the star of the recipe and I have lots of variations for you to attempt. These are what you will want for the egg base:

  • Eggs – significant eggs are finest for this recipe
  • Milk – tends to make the egg cups more wealthy and a greater texture. You can use any sort of unsweetened milk
  • Cottage Cheese – Provides further protein, and flavor. You can use any fat % you like, but attempt to discover little curd.
  • Salt + Pepper – a must for any egg dish!
basic ingredients for breakfast egg cups, eggs, milk, cottage cheese, salt and pepper

Ingredient Variations for Breakfast Egg Cups

This recipe is the finest since you can use your favored add-ins! Here are some yummy combinations you could possibly want attempt.

Garden Veggie Egg Cups

  • Egg Cup Base
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Mushrooms
  • Cheddar Cheese
ingredients for garden veggie breakfast egg cups spinach, tomato, mushroom, cheddar cheese

French Egg Cups

  • Egg Cup Base
  • Green Onion
  • Smoked Gouda Cheese
  • Asparagus
ingredients for french breakfast egg cups, green onion, asparagus, gouda cheese

Meat Lovers Egg Cups

  • Egg Cups Base
  • Diced Ham
  • Crumbled Bacon
  • Crumbled Sausage
ingredients for meat lovers breakfast egg cups, diced ham, crumbled bacon, crumbled sausage

Greek Egg Cups

  • Egg Cups Base
  • Feta Cheese
  • Tomatoes
  • Kalamata Olives
ingredients for Greek breakfast egg cups with feta cheese, kalamata olives and tomatoes

Spanish Egg Cups

  • Egg Cups Base
  • Black Beans
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Salsa
ingredients for spanish egg cups with salsa, tomato, black beans, green bell peppers

How to Bake Eggs in Muffin Cups

These egg cups take just a couple of minutes to whip up!

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a muffin tin with non-stick spray.
  2. Whisk with each other eggs in a significant bowl. Add cottage cheese, milk, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in add-ins for what ever sort of egg muffin cup you are generating.
  4. Pour egg mixture into muffin tin, filling each and every cup 3/4 of the way complete.
  5. Bake for about 25 minutes, till the centers are absolutely set. The edges will slightly brown.
  6. Allow to cool for a couple of minutes prior to removing and serving.
breakfast egg cups uncooked in a muffin tin and then cooked in a muffin tin

Tips for Making the Best Egg Muffins

  • Make certain you whisk the egg base nicely so that the whites and yolks of the eggs are completely combined. This prevents clumps of egg white finding cooked and not mixing in.
  • Chop and dice the add-ins really little. You want to get an even mix of add-ins with each bite, and chopping issues little is the finest way.
  • Spray each and every muffin cup truly nicely with a superior non-stick cooking spray. Eggs are notorious for sticking to issues, but if you coat the tin nicely, they shouldn’t stick.
stack of 3 breakfast egg muffin cups

How Do You Store Egg Muffin Cups?

You can retailer these in the fridge for up to 5 days or in the freezer for 2 months.

To Store: After they are baked, let them cool and then place in an airtight container. You can reheat in the microwave for 30 seconds from the fridge, and 60 seconds from the freezer. I propose wrapping in a paper towel from the freezer prior to microwaving to take away further water and give a greater texture when reheated.

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Can You Eat Eggs Every Day?

Eggs have gotten a negative reputation more than the years since they include cholesterol.  A significant egg includes about 185 mg of cholesterol, and the recommendation from the American Heart Association (AHA) is a limit of 300 mg per day.

So, need to you limit your egg intake?  The answer is basically no.  The recommendation from the AHA can be confusing, and right here is why.  It assumes that when you consume more cholesterol from meals,  your blood cholesterol increases. But, your body essentially does not work that way. The study regularly and reliably shows that the cholesterol you consume has really tiny influence on how a great deal cholesterol is in your blood.

Your body essentially tends to make its personal cholesterol. Lots of it, in reality. Every single day you make between 1 and 2 grams of it on your personal. (That’s 5-10 instances the cholesterol in a significant egg.) When you consume more cholesterol from foods like eggs, your body produces significantly less of it. And when you consume significantly less cholesterol, your body produces more.  Cholesterol is essentially truly essential in your body. It is in each outer layer of all your cells.  It’s a requirement for development (in infants and adults). And it is necessary for the production of quite a few hormones.

The egg paranoia has been primarily based on the old assumption that consuming the yolks will raise blood cholesterol (and enhance your danger for artery and heart illness).  And even even though the research has disproven the hypothesis — for most of the population — the health-related neighborhood has been slow to reverse suggestions.  Unless you have health-related circumstances exactly where your medical professional has advised decreasing your cholesterol intake, then consuming eggs every day is just good!

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More Favorite Breakfast Recipes

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Base

  • 10 significant eggs
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Garden Veggie

  • 1/2 cup spinach diced
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms diced
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese

Meat Lovers

  • 1/2 cup ham diced
  • 1/2 cup bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup sausage cooked and crumbled

French

  • 2 tablespoons green onion
  • 1/2 cup smoked gouda cheese
  • 1/2 cup asparagus diced

Greek

  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives diced

Spanish

  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/4 cup green bell peppers diced
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup salsa for topping
  • Preheat oven to 350* F. Spray a muffin tin with non-stick spray.

  • Whisk with each other eggs in a significant bowl. Add cottage cheese, milk, salt and pepper.

  • Stir in add-ins for what ever sort of egg muffin cup you are generating.

  • Pour egg mixture into muffin tin, filling each and every cup 3/4 of the way complete.

  • Bake for about 25 minutes, till the centers are absolutely set. The edges will slightly brown.

  • Allow to cool for a couple of minutes prior to removing and serving. Cool to space temperature prior to storing.

Serving: 1muffin cup | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 157mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 247IU | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg

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Natalie Monson

I’m a registered dietitian, mom of 4, avid lover of meals and sturdy promoter of healthful habits. Here you will discover lots of scrumptious recipes complete of fruits and veggies, guidelines for finding your little ones to consume greater and develop into intuitive eaters and lots of sources for feeding your loved ones.

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