10 Egg-Based Breakfast Muffins for Grab-and-Go Mornings
Take the convenience of a muffin, but add the nutrients of an egg and you've got the perfect grab-and-go breakfast: egg-based breakfast muffins. Mornings are chaotic enough, so simplify breakfast with these easy, protein-rich egg muffins, egg cups, frittatas, and quiches. You'll be able to feed multiple mouths at once, all without having to worry about extensive prep or cleanup. With these easy, hearty breakfasts, your muffin tin is gonna go a long way.
Egg and Toast Cups
These scrumptious all-in-one breakfast muffins are pure genius and require just one muffin tin to create perfect single-serving portions.
Carolyn says: "Freshly grated ginger gives the traditional bacon-and-egg breakfast duo a new, exotic flavor. You can substitute 1 tsp. ground ginger if you don't have fresh ginger available."
Zucchini-and-Ricotta Mini Frittatas
Mini frittatas make for a cute presentation, not to mention built-in portion control! No more going in for just a tiny scoop more when your heart says yes but your stomach says no.
Soft-Yolk Muffins with Sausage and Cheese
Dazzle family and friends with these meaty muffins that break open to reveal medium-boiled eggs with creamy yolks in the middle. You need two sizes of egg here--the mediums fit in the muffin tins, while the larges go in the batter.
Mini Frittatas with Ham and Cheese
Bake these bite-sized frittatas in a miniature muffin pan. They taste great hot or at room temperature, so you can make them in advance.
Hearty Sausage Mini Quiche
Got a lot of mouths to feed and not a lot of time? These Hearty Sausage Mini Quiches are here for you. They're packed with protein and yield 16 "muffins" in just a little more than 20 minutes.
Use an array of your favorite herbs to flavor these easy mini frittatas.
Bulgur and Greens Mini Quiches
Mini quiches are quick, easy go-tos for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Leftovers are great, too, and easy to pack up for lunch at the office or to enjoy for breakfast during the busy workweek. If you have leftover cooked bulgur, you can shave off about 15 minutes of prep time; you'll need 1 1/2 cups. Try chard, collards, or spinach in place of kale and goat cheese, cheddar, or Swiss instead of feta.
Amazing Muffin Cups
These muffin cups come with the added crunchy bonus of a hash brown base.
Broccoli-and-Bacon Muffin-Tin Frittatas
This easy make-ahead breakfast will have you set for the week. You get two mini frittatas per serving for only 168 calories; pair with a piece of fruit for a satisfying breakfast. Store cooked frittatas in the fridge for up to four days.