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Egg Bites

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 Egg bites
Calories: 73kcal
Author: Tessa Ludwig

Equipment

  • Muffin pans optional
  • Parchment cup cake liners optional
  • Ninja Blender
  • Silicone cupcake pans optional
  • Extra large baking sheet optional

Ingredients

Blended egg mixture

  • 7 large eggs
  • 1 cup of liquid egg whites
  • 1 cup 4% small curd cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheese

Optional Ingredients

  • 1 oz diced sauteed sweet onion
  • 1 oz diced sauteed white mushroom
  • 4 slices of high quality diced and cooked bacon I use Hempler’s
  • 1 oz cooked crumbled breakfast sausage
  • 1 oz diced sauteed bell peppers
  • Any other vegetables or breakfast meat you like

Instructions

Oven prep

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Place pan filled with water on the bottom rack of the oven, this adds moisture to the oven and egg bites.

Blended egg mixture

  • Place eggs, liquid egg whites, cottage cheese, and shredded cheese in a blender (I use a Ninja blender).
  • Blend egg mixture until you can no longer see cottage cheese chunks.

Cupcake pans with parchment liners

  • Line cupcake pans with parchment cupcake liners.
  • Divide optional ingredients evenly between the lined cups.
  • Pour blended egg mixture over the optional ingredients evenly between cups.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 25 min, or until they are no longer jiggly.
  • Cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge. Reheat in the microwave for 1 min covered.

Silicone cupcake pans on extra large baking sheets

  • Place silicone cupcake pans on a large baking sheet.
  • Divide optional ingredients evenly between the lined cups.
  • Pour blended egg mixture over the optional ingredients evenly between cups.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 30 min, or until they are no longer jiggly.
  • Cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge. Reheat in the microwave for 1 min covered.

Nutrition

Serving: 1egg bite | Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.2g | Protein: 7.6g | Fat: 4.2g | Saturated Fat: 1.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Cholesterol: 79.8mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 46.5mg | Sugar: 0.6g