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Easy Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins

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.

muffins on plate with grapefruit juice and grits

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.

Other Recipes that work well for Brunch Menus

Brunch Menu Items

Here are several options for a brunch menu

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.

Spinach and onions

Next, in a large mixing bowl, whisk six eggs until smooth.

six eggs in mixing bowl

Add crumbled bacon and shredded cheese to the egg mixture.

Bacon and Eggs in mixing bowl

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.

Spinach, Onion, Bacon, Cheese, Eggs mixture

Mix all ingredients thoroughly.

Mix all ingredients together for easy Bacon & Egg Muffin recipe

Divide the ingredients into six greased muffin tins and bake for 15 minutes.

Fill muffin tins with bacon, egg, cheese, spinach, onion mixture.

Serve Muffins

The bacon & egg muffins are a great main dish for a brunch or a simple easy breakfast.

Bacon & Egg Muffins Recipe for easy brunch entertaining.

Garnish the muffins with chopped tomatoes and parsley. Other options are pica de Gallo or salsa topping.

Friendsgiving Brunch - Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins.  Easy Breakfast Recipe

The muffins are delicious and served with buttery grits for a truly southern breakfast experience.

Easy Breakfast recipe - Bacon & Egg Muffins with grits and chopped tomatoes.  Grapefruit juice for Thanksgiving
Yield: 6 Muffins

Easy Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins

Easy Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins

Easy To Make Breakfast Muffins perfect for a brunch menu.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  1. Preheat Oven to 375 degrees
  2. Spray Muffin Pan with Cooking Spray
  3. Add 1/4 tsp. butter to skillet
  4. Cook Spinach & Onion in butter until tender, drain and set aside
  5. Cook Bacon, drain, and crumble - set aside
  6. In a large bowl, add 6 eggs and whisk until smooth.
  7. Add Spinach, Onion, Bacon, Cheese, and seasoning to the mixture - stir well.
  8. Divide the mixture evenly into the six muffin tins.
  9. Cook for 15 minutes or until firm
  10. Serve with chopped tomatoes and parsley (optional)

Notes

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.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 125Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 197mgSodium 282mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 10g

Please note that I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I include basic calorie and nutrition information for recipes as a courtesy. However, due to wide variations in brands, nutrition data is subject to change for every user. Nutrition data is calculated using Calorie Counter App and information is entered as accurately as possible. We subtract all sugar alcohols from erythritol and xylitol from the final carb count because that is how THM calculates carbs.

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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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Jen

Saturday 29th of October 2022

Yum! This is my kind of breakfast. I love anything with bacon. I'll be making this ASAP. Pinned!

Rachel

Sunday 30th of October 2022

Jen I really appreciate this.

Kim | Shiplap and Shells

Saturday 29th of October 2022

I always love breakfast and brunch recipes and this one looks delicious Rachel.

Rachel

Sunday 30th of October 2022

Kim, I appreciate you for stopping by.

Cindy@CountyRoad407

Saturday 29th of October 2022

Brunch is our favorite meal around here. My daughter is actually having a brunch wedding in April and what a fun twist it would be to serve these. Love the added spinach and tomatoes. And they are pretty enough for a wedding buffet too! Thanks for letting me join y'all. Loved each recipe!

Rachel

Sunday 30th of October 2022

Cindy, They would be perfect and could be made in mini muffin pans for a one bite size.

michele - vintage home designs

Saturday 29th of October 2022

These look so yummy Rachel! I can't wait to try them. Pinned!

Rachel

Sunday 30th of October 2022

Michele, Thanks so much.

stacy

Saturday 29th of October 2022

Love egg muffins! Can't wait to make this one!

Rachel

Sunday 30th of October 2022

Stacy, They are so easy to make. Thanks for stopping by.

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