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Recipes to Make with Egg Bite Molds in the Instant Pot

Written by: Emily Smith

Whipping up a frittata with egg bite molds is a breeze! Just mix eggs, milk, cheese, and veggies, then pressure cook. Perfectly fluffy bites, ready in no time!

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Let's dive right into my kitchen secret, a frittata using egg bite molds. The taste packs a punch, with each bite filled with lush eggs, creamy cheese, and crunchy fresh veggies. This is my go-to when I'm craving a quick, nutritious meal. The best part? It takes minimal effort, and the result is phenomenal. I bet you're already visualizing the burst of flavors, aren't you? Let's get cracking then!

Ingredients for Delicious Egg Bite Mold Frittata

  • Eggs: Essential for structure and richness, eggs bind the frittata together and create a fluffy texture when cooked.
  • Milk: Adds creaminess and moisture to the frittata, resulting in a softer and more tender final dish.
  • Shredded cheese: Melts into the frittata, providing a savory flavor and gooey texture that enhances the overall taste.
  • Diced vegetables: Bring color, flavor, and nutrients to the frittata, adding freshness and a variety of textures to each bite.

Essential Tools for Making Frittata in Egg Bite Molds

  • Egg bite molds: To shape the frittata into individual portions for easy serving and a visually appealing presentation.
  • Instant Pot: To cook the frittata quickly and evenly using the high-pressure setting for a perfectly cooked dish.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced vegetables (bell peppers, spinach, mushrooms)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together eggs and milk until well combined.
  2. Stir in cheese and diced vegetables. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grease the egg bite molds and pour the egg mixture into each mold.
  4. Place the trivet in the Instant Pot and add 1 cup of water. Arrange the filled egg bite molds on the trivet.
  5. Close the lid, set the valve to sealing, and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  6. Allow for a natural pressure release for 5 minutes, then do a quick pressure release.
  7. Carefully remove the egg bite molds from the Instant Pot and let them cool slightly before serving.

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: 280mg | Sodium: 320mg | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 150mg | Potassium: 200mg | Iron: 2mg | Vitamin A: 400µg | Vitamin C: 10mg

Can You Make Frittata Ahead of Time or Freeze It?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the frittata as directed and allow it to cool completely.
  • Once cooled, store the frittata in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • After cooking and cooling, wrap individual portions of the frittata tightly in plastic wrap.
  • Place the wrapped portions in a freezer-safe bag or container, label with the date, and freeze for up to 2 months.

One unique twist you can try with this frittata recipe is to add a splash of hot sauce to the egg mixture before pouring it into the molds. It gives the frittatas a subtle kick of flavor that pairs perfectly with the cheesy goodness!

Common Questions About Making Frittata in Egg Bite Molds

FAQ:
Can I customize the vegetables in this frittata recipe?
Yes, feel free to use your favorite vegetables or whatever you have on hand to personalize your frittata.
How can I store leftover frittata made with egg bite molds?
Store any leftover frittata in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
Can I freeze the frittata for later use?
Yes, you can freeze the frittata by wrapping individual portions in plastic wrap and placing them in a freezer-safe bag for up to 2-3 months.
Can I reheat the frittata in the microwave?
Absolutely, you can reheat individual slices of frittata in the microwave for a quick and easy meal.
Is it possible to make this frittata recipe without an Instant Pot?
Yes, you can bake the frittata in a preheated oven at 350°F (180°C) for about 20-25 minutes or until set in the center.

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