Bacon and Egg Cups
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Bacon and Egg Cups

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 3
  • Total Time: 8
  • Yield: 1

Description

A cheesy egg mixture nests inside a slice of bacon or ham, crisped just slightly at the edges, to create this delicious breakfast dish.
A new single serve innovation on the Bacon and Egg pie!
Bake these cups in the oven or heat in the microwave and ready in just a few minutes.


Ingredients

  • 1 slice bacon or ham
  • 1 small green onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp shredded light Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) low fat plain yoghurt or sour cream
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley – chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. To make in microwave: Spray 300 mL microwave-safe ramekin or custard cup with cooking spray. Place bacon or ham slice in ramekin. Sprinkle green onion and 1 tbsp cheese over top. Whisk eggs, yogurt and pepper in a small bowl until blended; pour into ramekin. Sprinkle remaining cheese and parsley, if desired, over top. Cover loosely with plastic wrap, turning it back slightly to vent.
  2. Microwave on Medium-High (70% power) until cooked as desired, 2-1/2 to 3 minutes. Remove from microwave; let stand, covered, for 1 minute.
  3. Remove plastic wrap carefully and serve.
  4. To make in oven: Follow directions above, sprinkling only cheese over egg mixture before baking. Bake uncovered, in a preheated 200˚C oven until puffed, golden and cooked, approx 25 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle parsley on top to serve.

Notes

  • Use a microwaveable-safe mug or cup instead of a ramekin.
  • Eggs are packed full of goodness and many natural vitamins and minerals so essential for maintaining good health for all ages, and gram-packed full of natural protein to keep you fuller longer. For more delicious recipes and to register for free monthly recipe newsletters, e-recipe books, how to videos, health and nutritional information and more visit www.eggs.org.nz
  • Recipe Credit: Egg Farmers of Canada

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1