Mushroom Egg Muffins

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These Mushroom Egg Muffins are made in less than 30 minutes and are the perfect make-ahead breakfast. If you exercise in the morning I highly recommend eating a protein rich meal after and these are great to snack on after. These muffins contain protein from the eggs and mushrooms, fats from the cheese and greens from the parsley and spinach.
These will keep in the fridge for about 5 days in an airtight container. Healthy breakfasts all week… done! They’re great for school, work, or a quick bite on the go. 

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Prep

10 mins

Cook

25 mins

Total time

35 mins

Yields

12


Ingredients

1 cup mushrooms, washed and thinly sliced  
6 large eggs 
1 cup milk 
1 cup baby spinach, roughly chopped 
½ cup cherry tomatos, quartered 
½ cup cheddar cheese 
¼ cup parsley, chopped 
1 tablespoon oil 
salt+ pepper

Method

Preheat oven to 180 degrees fan bake. Using olive oil or butter, grease muffin tray.  
In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add mushrooms and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook until softened and the mushrooms have released most of their liquid, about 5 minutes. 
In a bowl, whisk the eggs and the milk, add in the mushrooms, spinach, tomato, cheese, parsley and salt + pepper. 
Divide egg mixture evenly among 12 muffin cups. Bake until a toothpick inserted comes out clean, about 25 minutes. 

Cool slightly before removing from muffin tins (the egg cups should come out easily). Serve hot or at room temperature. Store leftovers in the refrigerator and use within 4 days.  

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