Egg muffins are my jam. I forget sometimes that not everyone has heard of or made them. They have been in my recipe rotation many times, and are just second nature to me!! If you haven't tried them, you need to!! Such an easy meal option (doesn't have to be breakfast!!) You get a super nutritious protein AND a veggie in one neat, cute, portable package. These can be refrigerated and thrown in a lunch box, eaten cold, at room temp, or warmed up. Kids can pick which ingredients get added and are therefore more likely to actually eat them, even with veggies! You can totally swap out any veggies your family likes - broccoli can be a fun one, just cook it first. You can use any kind of cheese - even making them mediterranean with feta and olives. Possibilities are endless! Give them a whirl and let me know how you like them!
Ingredients (double the batch if you want!)
1 bell pepper (your favorite color)
3 green onions
4 little cherry tomatoes/one normal tomato
A good pinch of salt (about ¼ to ½ tsp)
Optional - these all go great. Add whatever you fancy!
2 slices cheese
Handful spinach/green leaves
2-3 splashes of hot sauce or curry powder
Baking paper or muffin cups (only if you don't have a nonstick muffin tin - my silicone tin works perfectly)
Preheat the oven to 390°F.
Wash and dice the pepper, onions and tomatoes and put them in a large mixing bowl. You can saute your veggies first if you want them even softer. If you do a lot of spinach/greens, you will want to cook and drain some of the liquid first.
Add the eggs and salt and mix well. Crack the eggs separately before adding. That way if you get a bad one, it won’t ruin the whole thing.
Optionally add some hot sauce, curry powder...whatever you like.
Grease the muffin tin with oil and pour the egg mixture evenly into the muffin slots. (If you think they might still stick to the pan use some muffin cups or cut out some baking paper and to use as cups - definitely saves time on cleanup.)
If you’re so inclined then layering some cheese or sprinkling some grated cheese over the top of each muffin before they go into the oven is a delicious addition! You can also mix in the cheese to the batter.
Pop the tray into the oven for 15-18 minutes or until the tops are firm to the touch.
Hey there! I'm J-L (short for Jennie-Laurie), and I'm a wife, mom of 2, and I love all things health and fitness. Welcome to my blog!