Veggie Baked Eggs
Made in a muffin tin, these morning veggie protein bites are a tasty and convenient way to get your day started. Prefect for on-the-go.
2 tbsp sweet onion, thinly sliced
4 mushrooms, thinly sliced
2 tbsp chopped red bell pepper
1 tsp thyme
¼ tsp paprika
¼ tsp garlic powder
4 tbsp parmesan cheese or a low-fat cheese of choice
4 eggs, salt, pepper
Italian parsley, chopped
Cooking spray – butter flavor
Preheat oven to 325ºF. Spray 4 muffin tins or small oven-proof dishes with cooking spray. Combine veggies and season with thyme, paprika and garlic powder. Place equal amounts of vegetables in each tin, top each one with 1 tbsp of the cheese. Break egg into each dish. Sprinkle lightly with salt, and pepper. Bake, uncovered, until eggs are set to your liking (15 – 18 minutes). Sprinkle with parsley before serving. Serves 4
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