Wednesday, April 17, 2013

{Scrambled} Egg & Ham Omelet Cups

My breakfast muffins have been a huge hit, here at Casa de Crews! But I am a tad bored with em' and ready to move on.

Enter: Omelet "Cups". I have seen several pins floating around, and decided they were so easy, even I could do it. Plus I love that just like my muffins, I can plan ahead with a large batch and be on my way for the work week.
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Unfortunately, Jason isn't big into the whole runny egg thang {I love me a runny egg, but I digress}, so I decided to scramble instead. However, it all falls down to your household's personal egg preference; there is a sentence I never thought I would say.
                                                                                         
                    


Omelet "Cups" {serves six}

Ingredients:
5 eggs
6 slices of ham
1 cup chopped spinach
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Place one ham slice in each muffin tin to create a "cup". Scramble eggs and add in spinach and cheese. Pour egg mixture into cups. I did not need to pre-grease my muffin tin, since it was nonstick and the ham had enough grease, as it was. You may use a non-stick spray if you like.


Bake eggs at 325-350 for about 20 minutes or until cheese is browning, bubbly, and egg is completely cooked through.



Feel free to change up your ingredients within your egg mix. I bet green peppers or mushrooms, feta and tomato would be just as tasty!


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What ingredients would you use in your omelet cup?

Enjoy!
Nichole






11 comments:

  1. I love these! I've made them before and my husband was thrilled with his breakfast all week. I've also done the egg mcmuffin recipe too. Yum!

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  2. Oh wow! Those look AMAZING!! I recently had a bacon-wrapped egg cup with spinach and avocado. It was tasty. Yours look great, too!

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  3. I saw you make these on IG and they are SUCH a great idea! I usually just make egg white bites but adding lunch meat to the bottom if genius!

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  4. Dude, these sound great!! I 100% want to make them. What a great grab and go breakfast.

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  5. I found this recipe on youtube a few months ago and I've been meaning to try them but I only saved the video rather than writing down the recipe and putting it aside in my recipe folder. I am less likely to make something when I don't have it in paper form. I like to keep a folder full of recipes that I can flip through for ideas and I generally don't look any further, but I have gotten in the practice of pinning recipes and then looking at my pinterest to get ideas before I even crack open my recipe folder.

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    1. It took me a while to NOT use hand written, paper recipes! Now, I really like pinterest because I can organize, categorize, and don't waste paper!

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  6. Runny eggs wouldn't reheat well anyways, they would be, well, not runny haha So I think scrambled was a great idea! These do look delicious. You are so on top of it for breakfast we just eat yogurt or oatmeal.

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  7. cool- will have to give it a try. We have the same runny vs non conversation in my house too

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  8. Can I ask why you were looking for nitrate free ham? I had never heard of that as a "thing" until you asked. I saw a post where a blogger tried to make these with bacon instead of ham and it was a fail. Yours look good!

    I hope to see you this Friday or next at the Yelp events. I will be at both. :)

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  9. I need to try these! I saw your IG of them! Do they freeze well?

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  10. I need to try this but with bacon! (since I have quite a bit I need to use up). no effort breakfasts are the best thing ever in the morning!

    - Val @ KnotTiedDown.com

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