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Broccoli, Pepper and Turkey Bacon Egg Bites

 

 

Broccoli, Pepper, and Turkey Bacon Egg Bites will quickly become your new favorite breakfast on the go! Take this prep ahead breakfast to another level by freezing them and reheating in the microwave.

Recipe by Candice Walker

Focusing on self-care & accessible healthy recipes, Proportional Plate is where Candice Walker shares tips, meal plans, & recipes to inspire small changes in your life that make big impacts. Candice teaches how to meal plan seasonally to reduce waste, minimizing kitchen time so you can enjoy all the other important things in your life!

Serves: 4-6
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 45 mins

Ingredients

Gluten Free

  • 2 cups broccoli, chopped
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • ¾ cup Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  • 8  large eggs
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • 3 slices turkey bacon, chopped
  • Pinch salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • Cooking spray

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. In the meantime, heat the avocado oil in a medium pan. Cook the broccoli, onion, bell pepper, and turkey bacon  until the veggies are slightly softened and aromatic, ~5 minutes. Set aside.

3. In a blender, add the eggs, cottage cheese, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth.

4. Coat 12 standard muffin cups with cooking spray. Divide the broccoli and bacon mixture evenly. Do not press down. Leaving the space allows for the egg mixture to fill.

5. Divide the egg mixture into the 12 cups over the broccoli and bacon mixture.

6. Sprinkle the cheese mixture evenly over each cup.

7. Cook 20-25 minutes until the eggs are set.

8. Cool for 2-3 minutes. To release, lightly run a knife along the edge of each bit.

9. Freeze in a sealed container and reheat in the microwave for breakfast on the go! Serve with broccoli coins.

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