If you are looking for an “it’s so easy even I’ll make it” breakfast or brunch recipe, look no further. This Bacon & Egg Muffins Recipe is simple to make and delicious.
Y’all know that I love to entertain but don’t enjoy cooking. Therefore, this is a perfect recipe for a Friendsgiving Brunch.
The hearty muffin is a meal in one bite—perfect proportion size without any mess.
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Why Serve Breakfast Muffins?
I love this recipe so much because each person has their own muffin, which is a perfect proportion size and is easy to serve.
If guests mill around holding their plates, they can easily eat their meal without needing a fork or knife.
In addition, the recipe can be doubled or tripled, which will easily accommodate a larger party size.
When To Serve Breakfast Muffins?
Any occasion would be perfect for serving breakfast muffins such as these Bacon & Egg Muffins.
Because they can be made ahead of time, you can relax and not feel rushed on the day of your brunch or event.
The muffins can be prepared a few days in advance and kept in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just heat and add optional garnish before the guest arrives.
If you are planning a large event, these muffins and be prepared weeks ahead of time and frozen.
Just follow the preparation and cooking instructions. Once the bacon & egg muffins have cooled, place them in an air-tight storage container and freeze them for up to one month. Remove muffins from the freezer 24 hours before serving and follow the heating instructions on the recipe card.
Here are a few occasions that you might consider.
- Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving Brunch
- Christmas Morning
- Christmas Brunch
- Girlfriend Brunch
- Girlfriend Get-away
- Camping Trips
- Kid sleep overs
- Any occasion you want a fast and easy way to serve several people breakfast or brunch.
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Bacon & Egg Muffins Ingredients
The Bacon & Egg Muffins recipe has just a few simple ingredients, and it’s easy to serve with a variety of side dishes for the perfect brunch meal.
- 6 Eggs
- 1/2 cup chopped cooked spinach
- 1/3 cup chopped cooked bacon
- 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped onion (sauté)
- Salt and Pepper
- Dash of Garlic Powder (optional)
- Optional chopped tomatoes and Parsley to garnish
You can double or triple these ingredients if you need more than six muffins.
The spinach, onion, and bacon can be cooked and drained ahead of time. There are so many options to make this the easiest recipe for your entertaining needs.
Prepare Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins
To start your preparation of the Bacon & Egg Muffins, preheat the oven to 375 degrees and use cooking spray to grease the six muffin tins.
Cook Spinach, Onion, and Bacon First
Begin adding the butter to sauté the onion and wilting the spinach in a skillet. If any liquid remains, drain the spinach and pat dry.
In addition, cook and drain any grease from the bacon. Crumble into small pieces.
Next, in a large mixing bowl, whisk six eggs until smooth.
Add crumbled bacon and shredded cheese to the egg mixture.
Finally, add the cooked spinach and onion to the mix.
In addition, salt and pepper to taste. As another option, add a dash of garlic powder.
Mix all ingredients thoroughly.
Divide the ingredients into six greased muffin tins and bake for 15 minutes.
The bacon & egg muffins are a great main dish for a brunch or a simple easy breakfast.
Garnish the muffins with chopped tomatoes and parsley. Other options are pica de Gallo or salsa topping.
The muffins are delicious and served with buttery grits for a truly southern breakfast experience.
- 6 Eggs
- 1/2 Cup Spinach cooked & drained
- 1/3 Cup Bacon - cooked and crumbled
- 1/3 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh sweet onion (sauté)
- 1/4 tsp. butter
- Salt & Pepper
- Chopped Tomatoes (Optional)
- Fresh Parsley (optional)
- Dash of Garlic Powder (Optional)
- Preheat Oven to 375 degrees
- Spray Muffin Pan with Cooking Spray
- Add 1/4 tsp. butter to skillet
- Cook Spinach & Onion in butter until tender, drain and set aside
- Cook Bacon, drain, and crumble - set aside
- In a large bowl, add 6 eggs and whisk until smooth.
- Add Spinach, Onion, Bacon, Cheese, and seasoning to the mixture - stir well.
- Divide the mixture evenly into the six muffin tins.
- Cook for 15 minutes or until firm
- Serve with chopped tomatoes and parsley (optional)
Breakfast Muffins can be served immediately or stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
To heat, place on a baking sheet and cover with aluminum foil. Place in a 350-degree pre-heated oven. Heat until hot.
If bacon & egg muffins have been frozen, remove them from the freezer and place them in the refrigerator 24 hours prior to heating as directed above.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 125Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 197mgSodium 282mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 10g
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We are planning a full menu for a Friendsgiving Girlfriend Brunch which will be shared on Saturday with the Easy Bacon & Egg Muffins as the main dish. I know you will love all the recipes this month.
In addition, you can see the creative tablescapes and centerpiece ideas for this fun event on Thursday.
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