Protein-packed omelet muffins, or baked mini omelets, are a perfect breakfast for busy mornings. Make a batch ahead and freeze for the days when you don't have time for your typical bowl of oatmeal. You can also serve these fresh with fruit salad for a simple weekend brunch.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, June 2018
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray.

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate, leaving the bacon fat in the pan. Add broccoli and scallions and cook, stirring, until soft, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, whisk eggs, cheese, milk, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in the bacon and broccoli mixture. Divide the egg mixture among the prepared muffin cups.

  • Bake until firm to the touch, 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before removing from the muffin tin.

Tips

To make ahead: Wrap omelets individually in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month. To reheat, thaw, if necessary, and remove plastic wrap. Wrap in a paper towel and microwave each omelet on High for 20 to 30 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

211.5 calories; protein 15.7g 31% DV; carbohydrates 4.6g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.1g 4% DV; sugars 2g; fat 14.5g 22% DV; saturated fat 6.3g 32% DV; cholesterol 271.8mg 91% DV; vitamin a iu 1709IU 34% DV; vitamin c 32.2mg 54% DV; folate 67mcg 17% DV; calcium 219.6mg 22% DV; iron 1.7mg 9% DV; magnesium 26.8mg 10% DV; potassium 288.4mg 8% DV; sodium 485.8mg 19% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 8% DV.

Reviews (7)

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Rating: 5 stars
10/22/2019
My new go-to, on-the-go breakfast. Super easy to make and they warm up nicely in the microwave. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
08/17/2019
Sub in spinach and mushrooms for broccoli. Green onions for scallions. Did not precook spinach or green onions. Rest as per recipe. It was okay but not outstanding. Would do again though! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/06/2019
These are great. Made it a is and love it. Can't wait to use other favorites! Definitely a keeper. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/27/2019
These are fantastic! Thank you Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/07/2019
Delicious and a nice change to my regular breakfast foods. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2018
Why doesn't the Nutrition Information print when one prints your recipes? Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2018
These are winners! Delicious for fast breakfast...and whole family can enjoy! Read More