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Bruschetta Egg Bites Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

These bruschetta egg bites are my go-to for a quick, delicious breakfast. Fresh basil, juicy tomatoes, and melty mozzarella baked into fluffy eggs - it's a morning game-changer!

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Get ready, my kitchen explorers! Today, I'm sharing my secret for simple, yet mouth-watering bruschetta egg bites. Imagine this: perfectly baked mini omelettes, bursting with fresh basil, juicy tomatoes, and a hint of molten mozzarella. Great for breakfast on the run or a classy brunch. Trust me, this recipe will soon become a home run in your breakfast line-up.

Ingredients for Delicious Bruschetta Egg Bites

  • Eggs: Provide structure and bind ingredients together, creating a fluffy and creamy texture essential for the egg bites.
  • Milk: Adds richness and creaminess to the egg mixture, enhancing the overall flavor and texture of the bites.
  • Tomatoes: Bring a burst of freshness and acidity, balancing the richness of the eggs and cheese in the bites.
  • Fresh basil: Infuses a fragrant and herbaceous flavor, elevating the taste profile of the egg bites.
  • Mozzarella cheese: Melts beautifully to create a gooey and cheesy filling, adding a savory and indulgent element to the bites.

Essential Tools for Making This Tasty Recipe

  • Muffin tin: To bake the egg bites in individual portions, ensuring even cooking and easy serving.
  • Whisk: To combine the eggs and milk thoroughly for a light and fluffy texture in the egg mixture.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a muffin tin.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Divide the diced tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella cheese evenly among the muffin tin cups.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the tomato mixture in each cup.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until the egg bites are set.
  6. Allow to cool slightly before removing from the muffin tin. Serve warm.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 180 kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 14g | Total Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 330mg | Sodium: 220mg | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 120mg | Potassium: 200mg | Iron: 2mg | Vitamin A: 400µg | Vitamin C: 10mg

Tips for Making Bruschetta Egg Bites in Advance

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the bruschetta egg bites as directed.
  • Once cooled, store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Allow the egg bites to cool completely.
  • Place them in a single layer on a baking sheet and freeze until solid.
  • Transfer the frozen egg bites to a freezer-safe bag or container.
  • Label with the date and store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Did you know that adding a pinch of black salt to the egg mixture can give these bruschetta egg bites a subtle hint of umami flavor?

Common Questions About This Savory Breakfast Treat

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of cheese in this recipe?
Yes, feel free to experiment with different types of cheese like cheddar, feta, or goat cheese.
Can I make these egg bites ahead of time?
Absolutely! These egg bites can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a quick and easy breakfast or snack.
Are these egg bites freezer-friendly?
Yes, you can freeze these egg bites. Once cooled, place them in an airtight container or freezer bag and store them in the freezer for up to a month.
Can I add other ingredients to these egg bites?
Of course! You can customize these egg bites by adding ingredients like cooked bacon, spinach, mushrooms, or bell peppers to suit your taste preferences.
How long will these egg bites stay fresh in the refrigerator?
These egg bites will stay fresh in the refrigerator for about 3-4 days when stored properly in an airtight container.

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