A group of easy egg muffins

Easy egg muffins

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(5 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Makes 8 (serves 4)

Make these mini egg muffins for an easy breakfast or lunch with the kids. Add chopped ham, bacon or smoked salmon, if you fancy

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal229
  • fat16g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein17g
  • salt0.6g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 150g broccoli, finely chopped
    Broccoli

    Broccoli

    brok-o-lee

    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 6 large eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…

  • 1 tbsp milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • large pinch of smoked paprika
  • 50g cheddar or gruyère, grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • small handful of chives, chopped (optional)

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 4. Brush half the oil in an 8-hole muffin tin. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and add the broccoli, pepper and spring onions. Fry for 5 mins. Set aside to cool. 

  2. Whisk the eggs with the milk, smoked paprika and half the cheese in a bowl. Add the cooked veg. Pour the egg mixture into the muffin holes and top each with the remaining cheese and a few chives, if you like. Bake for 15-17 mins or until golden brown and cooked through. 

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Sarah Cowe's picture
Sarah Cowe
21st May, 2020
5.05
These are so tasty, I added some chopped up ham. 2 each is not enough though, next time I will double up!
Robin Albert's picture
Robin Albert
3rd Jun, 2020
I did the same and added some very finely chopped mushrooms, it was delicious but they all stuck to the moulds, Any idea why?
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