Eggy Breakfast Muffins

If you’re looking for a new breakfast idea, I highly recommend these Eggy Breakfast Muffins. They are delicious, nutritious, and best of all, they freeze well and reheat nicely. I love having a bag of these in my freezer so I can send my husband out the door with a warm breakfast with little effort on my part. (I can sleep longer knowing he has something to help himself to…) :-)

Eggy Breakfast Muffins - quick, easy, and freezer friendly recipe

I got the idea for this recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, Family Feasts for $75 a Week, by Mary Ostyn. If you don’t have this book, I highly recommend getting a copy or borrowing it from the library. There are a lot of super recipes in it. 

Eggy Breakfast Muffins

Eggy Breakfast Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb cooked meat (bacon, ham, or sausage)
  • 1/2 cup shredded raw veggies (zucchini is my fav - I have lots in the freezer from my garden and it's easy for me to disguise as a spice - but carrots, mushrooms, peppers - all would be fabulous in these muffins.)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup freshly ground flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp minced, fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare your muffin tins.
  2. Cook the meat and remove from pan. Saute the veggies until soft, 3-5 minutes. Remove to bowl.
  3. Mix together eggs, milk, cheese. Add dry ingredients and then everything else. Stir together just until combined.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Enjoy!
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Eggy Breakfast Muffins

It’s also a very versatile recipe – don’t have shredded cheddar? Tried sliced Provolone. Don’t have sausage? Try bacon. Or omit meat altogether. You can put whatever you want in these eggy muffins! I double this recipe to make 24 muffins at once.Then I freeze the extras and feed them to my husband during the week when he needs something quick. It works very well!

How do you feed your family a nutritious breakfast with little effort (and without getting up 0 dark thirty?)

I’m linking up to Simple Live ThursdayFrugal Days, Sustainable Ways, Fight Back Friday; Mix it Up Monday; Homemade Monday; Mangia Mondays; Taste this Thursday; URS;

 

Comments

  1. Lisa says

    Sounds wonderful, something for Matt to eat in the morning :) I make breakfast burritos and freeze them but this will give him some variety. Looks much easier than burritos too =)

  2. Robin H says

    I’ll definitely be trying these! Do you use the Pampered Chef stoneware muffin pan? The muffins look like they release beautifully, and get nice and browned.

  3. Ross says

    Dang…these look good….and easy to make. Will give them a go later this week! Thanks! I like how you can freeze them too.

  4. says

    I saw your pic for these many pages back and I’ve looked through your blog for about half an hour looking for your recipe!
    It looks great…I’ll let you know once I give them a try!

  5. says

    These look delicious; I’m always looking for new egg recipes :) I love that they can be frozen too, what a big help that will be on school days! Thank you so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday, I hope to see you next week too!

  6. Mai Tran says

    Those look really tasty. Maybe I’ll make some to keep in fridge for breakfast since I usually skip breakfast for more sleep :)

  7. Nia says

    Making these now with spinach, mushrooms, red onions, roasted red peppers and chicken sausages. Thanks for the idea and the recipe!
    How do you warm these up the next day? Or when you defrost them from the freezer?

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