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Healthy Vegetarian Italian Breakfast Egg Muffins

November 5, 2018

Healthy Vegetarian Italian Breakfast Egg Muffins

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Healthy Vegetarian Italian Breakfast Egg Muffins are a delicious, quick and easy breakfast filled with your favorite Italian flavors such as melting parmesan cheese, ripe cherry tomatoes and fragrant basil. All while being healthy, vegetarian, keto and gluten-free.

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Healthy italian breakfast egg muffins on a muffin tray on a purple surface

I know – we went over this last week with the Healthy Vegetarian Greek Breakfast Egg Muffins. Breakfast is not my thing, breakfast should be quick, breakfast should still taste awesome… But it’s worth saying again: Breakfast Egg Muffins might just be the perfect breakfast idea.

Healthy italian breakfast egg muffins on a mufifn tray before baking on a purple surface

Just like the Greek variety, these Italian Breakfast Egg Muffins are packed with protein from eggs and cheese (cheese!) and will suit most special diets as they’re low in carbs, vegetarian, gluten-free and just plain delicious (that’s my special diet!). And you can also easily make them lactose-free as well by substituting the milk for plant-based or lactose-free alternatives.

Healthy italian breakfast egg muffins on a mufifn tray before baking on a purple surface

Best eaten slightly heated but delicious when cold as well, they are perfect to keep in the freezer for those mornings when you just can’t be bothered. Or, since they’re just that good, you might wanna keep them easily accessible in the fridge instead.

Healthy italian breakfast egg muffins on a muffin tray on a purple surface

Grab two in the morning for a filling breakfast, maybe add in an apple or so as well while you’re at it, and then why not bring along a third for an afternoon snack? I know I will!

Healthy italian breakfast egg muffins on a blue plate on a purple surface

So, that’s the second variety of my favorite weekday breakfast, the so variable Breakfast Egg Muffins (my weekend favorite is still Minimal Mess Overnight English Muffins). Is there any other version you’d like to see me have a go at? Spanish? Mexican? Asian? Leave a comment below and I’ll see what I can do!

Healthy italian breakfast egg muffins on a blue plate on a purple surface

As always, if you make these Italian Breakfast Egg Muffins – I’d love for you to leave a rating and/or a comment below. Or just leave a comment anyway! I love to hear from you! Showing off your creation in social media? Please tag me on Instagram – I love to see your versions.

Healthy italian breakfast egg muffins on a muffin tray on a purple surface
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Healthy Vegetarian Italian Breakfast Egg Muffins

Healthy Vegetarian Italian Breakfast Muffins are a delicious, quick and easy breakfast filled with your favorite Italian flavors such as melting parmesan cheese, ripe cherry tomatoes and fragrant basil. All while being healthy, vegetarian and keto.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Italian
Keyword breakfast muffins, easy, egg muffins, quick
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 127kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 eggs beaten
  • 100 ml cream
  • 100 g parmesan cheese finely shredded
  • 3 Tbsp basil fresh chopped
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper
  • 175 g cherry tomatoes 24 tomatoes, cut in quarters

Instructions

  • Set oven for 175 C/ 350 F and place 12 muffin liners in a muffin tray.
  • Mix together all ingredients except cherry tomatoes.
  • Pour in muffin mixture in the muffin liners (fill a little more than halfway) and then add in the tomatoes, about 2 whole cherry tomatoes (cut in quarters) per muffin.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven for 15 min. After 15 min, or when you see that the muffins have risen noticeably, raise the heat to 225 C / 440 F and bake for another 5 min until a little bit browned.

Nutrition

Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 180mg | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 106mg | Vitamin A: 10.6% | Vitamin C: 4.2% | Calcium: 13.2% | Iron: 5.3%
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