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Necessity actually is the mom of invention! This recipe took place someday once I didn’t have sufficient bacon to make my bacon and egg breakfast muffins. I had some nitrate-free ham within the fridge and I figured since ham and eggs are scrumptious collectively, it was price a attempt.
I’m so glad I made a decision to attempt it out, as a result of these had been so tasty and straightforward to make. (They had been so easy, in reality, that the second time I let the youngsters make them!)
Straightforward Ham and Egg Breakfast Cups
These ham and egg breakfast cups have change into a daily at our home, particularly on busy mornings after we don’t have quite a lot of time to spend on cooking or cleansing up. Added perk, they’re transportable! (Notice: Be certain that they’re cooked till agency if transporting. I undoubtedly don’t suggest runny eggs within the automotive!)
To make these ham and egg cups, line every gap of the muffin tin with a pair items of ham. Crack an egg into every gap… that is the half my youngsters suppose is enjoyable! (They knew how from my favourite Youngsters Can Cook dinner course, however this video on how one can crack eggs additionally helps.)
Add sprinkle of salt and a touch of pepper and they’re prepared to slip into the oven.
Professional tip: Don’t fear if the ham hangs over the sides fairly a bit. It is going to shrink significantly because it cooks.
Customizing Your Breakfast Cups
The breakfast cups don’t take lengthy in any respect to cook dinner, so set a timer!
- For those who like your eggs soft-set, cook dinner them for about 8-10 minutes.
- For those who like them a bit firmer, cook dinner them for 10-Quarter-hour.
Additionally, should you desire the feel of scrambled eggs, you possibly can whisk the eggs in a bowl with some salt and pepper earlier than pouring them into the ham-lined muffin tin compartments.
Like all egg recipes, these are scrumptious with every kind of toppings: inexperienced onion, feta, salsa, caramelized onion, dill… the sky’s the restrict! Simply add a dollop or sprinkle or sprint of no matter fits your fancy after the breakfast cups come out of the oven.
Notice when including cheese: Layer it over the ham and beneath the egg for the perfect outcomes.
Ham & Egg Breakfast Cups Recipe
Straightforward breakfast cups with a ham bowl and protein packed eggs made in a muffin tin.
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Line every compartment of a daily muffin tin with two slices of ham.
If utilizing, sprinkle one teaspoon of cheese into every compartment on high of the ham.
Crack one egg into every compartment.
Sprinkle every with salt and pepper.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, relying on how agency you just like the yolks to be. For those who desire tender or runny yolks, cook dinner 8-9 minutes.
High with inexperienced onions, feta, or different desired toppings and luxuriate in.
The topping prospects are countless! Strive inexperienced onions, feta, salsa, or caramelized onions and bell pepper.
Serving: 1g | Energy: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 18g | Fats: 14g | Saturated Fats: 5g | Trans Fats: 1g | Ldl cholesterol: 198mg | Sodium: 727mg | Potassium: 221mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
Possibly I’ll attempt these subsequent with the filling for my spinach quiche!
What’s your favourite on-the-go breakfast? Any unhealthy choices you want there was a wholesome model of? Share under!