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Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups

Ham and cheese baked egg cups are the ideal, protein-packed breakfast that can be made ahead in a muffin tin and quickly reheated on busy weekday mornings.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword baked egg cups, make your own egg mcmuffin
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 108kcal
Author Liz Della Croce

Ingredients

  • 1 dozen large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 6 slices Candian bacon diced
  • 1/4 cup minced scallions
  • 4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese low fat
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and spray a muffin pan with cooking spray or use a silicon pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and milk until light and fluffy. Stir in the Canadian bacon, scallions and salt/pepper to taste.
  • Divide egg mixture evenly between 12 muffin tins (about 1/3 cup each) then sprinkle evenly with sharp cheddar.
  • Bake until eggs are set, 25-30 minutes. Let cool slightly to ensure eggs are set before removing from pan to serve.

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Notes

If saving to eat later in the week, let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
To freeze, wrap each egg muffin individually in plastic wrap then store in a plastic bag.
Reheat in the microwave for 60 seconds if refrigerated, 2-3 minutes if frozen.
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.2g | Protein: 10.4g | Fat: 5.9g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.8g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 188mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.1g