Egg Muffin Recipes for Easy Weekday Breakfasts
Egg Muffin Recipes
Egg muffin recipes can usually be whipped up in 30 minutes or less making them the perfect thing to add to your Sunday meal prep recipe Rolodex. The result? Grab and go breakfasts for the work-week hustle. Plus, it's crazy easy to customize the ingredients and flavors in egg muffin recipes, so you'll never get bored. With six grams of protein in one whole egg, they are stellar at keeping you full all morning so you can crush the day on more than just a venti coffee. Anyone following diets such as Whole30, paleo, and keto will love these too as they are low on carbs. Keep reading for tons of egg muffin recipes to switch up your weekday granola bar "breakfast". Want more eggs-piration? Check out these healthy egg breakfast recipes that'll add protein to your mornings.
Mushroom Spinach Egg Muffins
These egg muffins use all egg whites and sneak in five grams of protein and veggies in a bite-size snack. The spinach, mushrooms, and sprinkle of cheese brings them in at just 40 calories a pop.
Denver Omelette Muffins
All the flavors you love in a Denver omelette—red and green bell pepper, onion, ham, and cheddar cheese—are tucked into a muffin tin. With only 15 minutes of prep, it's simple to whip these up any day of the week, really.
Jalapeño Popper Egg Muffins
Keto devotees are going to rave about these jalapeño popper muffins—they have seven grams of fat, six grams of protein, and only one gram of carbs. The mix of cream cheese and cheddar cheese give them the creamy texture and jalapeños provide an internal kick so no hot sauce is needed. (Related: 10 Delicious Keto Pancake Recipes)
Chorizo & Hash Brown Egg Muffins
If you haven't yet come around to the ways of #MealPrepMonday, let these egg muffin recipes lead the way. The recipe takes 30 minutes to make a dozen muffins so you'll have breakfasts all week long and more left over to freeze. The chorizo, smoked paprika, and red pepper flakes give this recipe some heat, so omit or add less if you're more of a mild than a hot and spicy gal. (If the more heat the better, you'll want to check this out instead: 10 Sriracha-Flavored Snacks for the Spicy Food Enthusiast
Quinoa Egg Breakfast Muffins
Sweet Potato Breakfast Nests
A jumbo muffin tin might be helpful to contain all the goodness of these eggs. Start by spooning spiralized sweet potatoes into the bottom of the pan, then add cooked sausage and spinach. Finally, crack one egg into each nest and bake until the yolk is set to your liking.
Spinach, Feta, Sun-Dried Tomato Egg Muffin Cups
This egg muffin recipe has Mediterranean vibes going for it thanks to sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, feta, and Italian seasonings. (Related: Healthy Greek Recipes That Will Transport You to the Mediterranean)
Pepperoni Pizza Egg Cups
Sure, it's not the same as a cold slice of pizza from the night before, but these paleo and Whole30-approved egg muffins are a lot fresher. This recipe calls for filling them with pepperoni, green pepper, and mushrooms, but you can use any "toppings" you'd like. Just don't forget the pizza sauce for dipping! (See also: Breakfast Pizza Recipes That Are Healthier Than Your Bowl of Cereal)
Zucchini Prosciutto Egg Muffins
Okay, okay...the muffin tin is lined in prosciutto. Mic drop. Do you really need any further explanation as to why you should make, and devour these egg muffins?
Sweet Potato Bacon Egg Muffins
These simple egg muffins are dairy-free. Their sweet and savory flavor comes courtesy of coconut milk paired with bacon, sweet potato, and a sprinkle of paprika.
Low-Carb Egg Muffins with Cauliflower & Parmesan
With only three ingredients—eggs, cauliflower, and Parmesan cheese—these are quick to throw together and keto-approved. Egg muffins freeze well so make a big batch and reheat one serving at a time. (Related: 25 Can't-Believe-It's-Cauliflower Recipes for Comfort Food Favorites.)
Taco Muffin Tin Eggs
Breakfast Egg Muffins
You could call this recipe the OG, the classic, the fan-favorite egg muffin recipe. You just can't go wrong with red pepper, spinach, red onion, and fresh basil mixed up with egg and baked. Oh, and did we forget to mention, goat cheese is involved for some added creamy texture and tart flavor. (Related: Muffin Tin Recipes for Perfectly Sized Snack)
Chickpea Flour Omelette Muffin
Vegans can get in on the "egg" muffin recipe fun by swapping in chickpea flour and nutritional yeast. The bold flavors are courtesy of mustard, turmeric, and garlic and onion powder. (Related: Vegan Recipes That Prove There's More to the Keto Diet Than Bacon.)
Buffalo Chicken Egg Muffins
Egg muffins can also be an easy lunch or dinner option. Especially, when you add chicken and Frank's red hot sauce. Start to finish they take 30 minutes, perfect for nights when your workout ran late and you just need to throw some fuel together. (Related: 10 Ways to Eat Breakfast for Dinner)