Veggie and Basil Egg Muffins

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Author Notes: Fill a bunch of muffin cups with half a dozen beaten eggs and a handful of veggies, set to cook in the oven for 20 minutes, go take a shower and voilà! A delicious low-carb, gluten-free and protein-rich breakfast that you'll love biting into. No fuss, no hassle, and you can keep them in the fridge to have on hand for the rest of the week. They're great as an on-the-go breakfast option too.Mylittlejarofspices

Makes 6

  • 5 Eggs (large, preferably pastured)
  • 2/3 cup Zucchini, chopped into small quarters
  • 2/3 cup Broccoli, chopped into small florets
  • 1 Green onion
  • 6-8 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.5 teaspoons Mustard Powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons Baking powder (gluten and aluminium free)
  • 1 dash Fresh ground pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C) and lightly grease a muffin tin or 6 muffin cups with olive oil.
  2. Chop the broccoli and zucchini in small pieces and slice the green onion entirely, including the green ends.
  3. Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl with the salt, pepper, ground mustard and baking powder. Add the chopped vegetables, the oregano and the chopped basil, whisking together to combine.
  4. Divide the mixture into 6 muffin cups filling them up to about three quarters. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately for breakfast, or keep refrigerated for up to 5 days.

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3 months ago blueschaseuparabbit

Grrreat idea--even if I weren't diabetic and always looking for things like this (balance of protein and vegetable carbs) it would be great. I just haven't figured out how to not have the baking powder foaming away when I pour the mixture into the cups. All those air bubbles disappear in the cooking and then I don't have enough egg mix in my muffin. Thanks for the recipe!