Ham and Cheddar Cheese Breakfast Egg Muffins:
A fun grab and go breakfast or snack that is loaded with protein and taste, this egg muffin recipe is easy, delicious, and will change the way you choose to eat eggs.
Breakfast egg muffins are for the individual who wants a nourishing breakfast but may not always have time to eat at home at the kitchen table. Or those looking for a low-carb option. Other great egg muffin breakfasts include: Buffalo Chicken Egg Muffins, Jalapeno Popper Egg Muffins, or Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach and Cheese Egg Cups!
It’s time to lose the plates, pans, and forks, and simplify breakfast time with this Ham and Cheddar Cheese Breakfast Egg Muffin recipe. These muffin tin eggs are truly addicting because they are so flavorful, so easy, and so essential for the household that is constantly on the go.
How Long Do Egg Muffins Last?
I am so excited about this egg muffin recipe. Mornings can be so busy and nothing is worse than rushing out the door and feeling like there is nothing healthy that you can just grab for a quick breakfast on the go.
The days of the crazy mornings with nothing nutritious to grab for a quick breakfast option are over. Enter our friend the egg muffin.
Egg muffins can be made ahead of time and can last up to 4-5 days in the fridge.
So, make these breakfast egg muffin cups at the start of the week and have an easy on the go breakfast option for any busy morning to help you get through until the weekend. On the go, transportable, egg muffins, brilliant!
Can You Eat These Cold?
If you don’t have time to reheat these little treasures or you are taking them with you somewhere and aren’t going to eat the egg muffins immediately, do not worry. You can eat egg muffins cold.
Egg muffins still taste good cold, but if you are like me and prefer your egg muffin cups warm, you can just quickly reheat them in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds.
So, don’t let time and circumstance keep you from enjoying a protein packed, nourishing breakfast. Eat some egg muffins cold or warm and start your day off right.
Can I Freeze Breakfast Egg Cups?
Good news you can most definitely freeze egg muffins.
If you are feeling like you want to get a jump on life and make a bunch of egg muffin cups or you know you won’t eat all of the egg muffins in a span of five days, you can freeze your egg muffins.
How to Freeze Egg Muffins:
- Allow egg muffins to completely cool.
- Wrap egg muffins individually in plastic wrap.
- Put individually wrapped eggs in a freezer bag.
- Close freezer bag and put in the freezer.
Four easy steps and you have egg muffins saved for later.
How Do You Make Egg Frittata In Muffin Tins?
Egg frittata is so yummy.
Basically egg frittata is whisked egg cooked in a skillet and layered with cut up veggies or meat for a delicious filling.
Then frittatas are transferred into the oven to finish off the cooking.
To adapt frittatas to a muffin tin frittata is basically an egg muffin recipe.
Instead of doing cooking on the stove and then just finishing it off in the oven as you would with a traditional frittata, after whisking the egg it cooks completely in the oven in a muffin tin.
For egg frittatas or egg muffins you can cook toppings like veggies or meat in a skillet first and then put it in the muffin tin or you can just let the oven do all the cooking, assuming meat is precooked. Otherwise cooking methods may vary.
For this ham and cheddar cheese breakfast egg muffin recipe, you don’t need to cook anything in the skillet ahead of time.
How to Make Ham and Cheddar Cheese:
- Crack eggs and whisk in a large bowl with salt and pepper.
- Add to egg mixture all other seasonings, cheese, and cooked deli ham. Whisk to incorporate all the ingredients.
- Divide egg mixture evenly into muffin tins coated with nonstick cooking spray.
- Put filled muffin tin in preheated oven set at 400 degrees.
- Cook 12-15 minutes and enjoy.
In just a short 12-15 minutes you will have delicious ham and cheese egg muffins or frittatas.
Make Breakfast Easy with Ham and Cheddar Cheese Breakfast Egg Muffins!
Breakfast has never been so easy than it is with these Ham and Cheddar Cheese Breakfast Egg Muffins. These tasty egg muffin cups will surely change the way you do breakfast.
Interested in another on the go breakfast meal? Try Grab and Go Breakfast Cookies for another convenient and delicious breakfast choice.
Other Delicious Breakfast Options
Ham and Cheddar Cheese Breakfast Egg Muffins
- 10 large eggs
- 1 teaspoons sea salt or to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon dried mustard
- 2/3 cup grated cheddar cheese plus more for topping
- 3/4 cup chopped cooked or deli ham
- Preheat oven to 400 F.
- Get a 12 count muffin tin, and line with silicone liners, or use a silicone muffin pan. Or coat a regular muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, crack in eggs and whisk together with salt and black pepper.
- Add in all other ingredients
- Divide evenly into muffin tins filling each about 2/3 full. Top with cheese.
- Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until set.
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.
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