Scrambled Egg Breakfast Muffins

A recipe for Scrambled Egg Breakfast Muffins with sausage and green peppers or spinach that are pretty, hearty and fun to serve for breakfast or brunch.

A recipe for Scrambled Egg Breakfast Muffins with sausage and green peppers or spinach that are pretty, hearty and fun to serve for breakfast or brunch.

I don’t have a lot of time today as I’m packing up and going out of town again!  Seriously – am I EVER home?!  I should just keep my suitcase permanently packed!  My life is crazy sometimes (in a good way).  I’m joining Mr. Wishes on yet another adventure and tagging along on a business trip of his.  Working from home definitely has it’s perks when all you need is yourself, a book and a laptop and can do your work from anywhere that has free WiFi :)

This is a nutritious breakfast idea for scrambled egg breakfast muffins that is super easy to make and you can eat them on the run with very little mess and whole lot of convenience.  You can just stick each muffin in a plastic ziplock bag and grab it and go in the morning (does anyone reading this ever eat breakfast in the car before work?).  This is a great idea to take to a brunch or shower as these muffins are very portable and easy to serve as they don’t need to be cut, etc.  They can even serve as a quick lunch idea!  Breakfast food, in my eyes, is appropriate for any meal and ANY time of the day.  Enjoy and have a great weekend!

A recipe for Scrambled Egg Breakfast Muffins with sausage and green peppers or spinach that are pretty, hearty and fun to serve for breakfast or brunch.

Scrambled Egg Breakfast Muffins
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Serves: 12
 
A recipe for Scrambled Egg Breakfast Muffins with sausage and green peppers or spinach that are pretty, hearty and fun to serve for breakfast or brunch.
Ingredients
  • ½ pound bulk pork sausage (can use cooked bacon instead)
  • 12 large Eggs
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped green pepper*
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
*I've also successfully used frozen spinach that I thawed and drained.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs.
  4. Add onion, green pepper, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Stir in sausage and cheese.
  5. Spoon by ⅓ cupfuls into muffin cups that have been coated with cooking spray.
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

 Recipe source:  adapted from Quick Cooking Magazine – January/February 1999 issue

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Author:Ashley

These are a few of my favorite things: cooking, baking, Broadway musicals, cruises, Disney World, Christmas, storms, 80's and country music, and my favorite pastime has always been baseball. Go Yankees!

23 Responses to “Scrambled Egg Breakfast Muffins”

  1. June 20, 2014 at 3:54 AM #

    What a fun make-ahead breakfast idea! I’d love to try these any time soon! xx

  2. June 20, 2014 at 3:59 AM #

    Love these for a quick, healthy breakfast! I make a similar version with sausage and kale, and they are SO great to have around. Have fun on your trip!

  3. June 20, 2014 at 4:14 AM #

    Very cute, I made something similar for our church´s 10th anniversary awhile ago, but didn´t use sausage.. I´m definitely going to give it a try with these ingredients :-) xoxo

  4. June 20, 2014 at 9:39 AM #

    What a great idea to turn breakfast classics into muffins! My 4-year old keeps asking for muffins, so I might make her these next.

  5. June 20, 2014 at 11:48 AM #

    These looks great and perfect for when I have company and need to feed a large group quickly!

  6. June 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM #

    You know, I just spent a little time working on breakfast items that would be ready for hubby in the mornings! I now KNOW that I need to make some of these for him!

  7. June 20, 2014 at 12:41 PM #

    Great idea especially for busy days when you need something good and hearty while rushing out the door!

  8. Ginny McMeans
    June 20, 2014 at 12:41 PM #

    I just love breakfast muffins. They are wonderful for when you are running out the door!

  9. June 20, 2014 at 1:18 PM #

    I have made things like this for my Dad to take to work and eat on the go. They are so easy to make and perfectly portable! Enjoy your trip!

  10. June 20, 2014 at 1:24 PM #

    I love making these little breakfast muffins. They freeze really well and heat up so quickly in the microwave. Have fun on your trip. It’s nice to get away :D

  11. June 20, 2014 at 2:05 PM #

    These breakfast muffins look like the perfect way to start the day!

  12. June 20, 2014 at 2:42 PM #

    Breakfast on the go! Love!!!

  13. June 20, 2014 at 3:17 PM #

    What a terrific idea. I really like this muffin idea. Definitely a grab and go. It also filled withsome of my favorite foods.

  14. June 21, 2014 at 8:39 AM #

    Great idea for breakfast on the go. I used to make something similar when I worked outside the home and it was great for bringing to the office. I’m sure kids would love these too since they’re “muffins”

  15. June 21, 2014 at 8:45 AM #

    This is something I’ve wanted to do! Looks fantastic…delicious and convenient! I love eggs every which way!

  16. June 21, 2014 at 4:02 PM #

    What a great idea! I’ve been trying to be a good girl and pack a nutritious breakfast for work, since there aren’t a whole lot of healthy options I can pick up on my way in, and these look like the perfect option… just enough protein and fat to keep me full til lunch, plus I can sneak in some healthy veggies for balance. Genius!

  17. June 21, 2014 at 4:45 PM #

    I love a good grab and go breakfast, and this one has all my favorite savory breakfast ingredients!

  18. June 21, 2014 at 11:33 PM #

    These look super simple tomake!

  19. June 22, 2014 at 8:53 PM #

    These look fantastic! What an easy and delicious breakfast recipe :)

  20. June 23, 2014 at 10:08 PM #

    Yum! I love sausage and I love make ahead breakfasts. Safe travels :)

  21. Bill
    July 7, 2014 at 6:29 PM #

    These look great. I have done similar however I like this combination of ingredients. They are also very good cold, almost like a quiche because they are so hearty. I pretty much eat breakfast in the car on the way to work every day due to the commute. Thank you for this one.

  22. Jackie
    July 8, 2014 at 8:36 AM #

    Ashley…I can’t wait to make these…breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, and these look incredible! Easy too! Thank you!

    • July 8, 2014 at 8:54 AM #

      Thank you so much Jackie!

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