High-Protein Egg Muffins

close up of a muffin tin filled with egg and vegetable cups

These egg muffins make a perfect grab-and-go breakfast. They are packed with protein to help keep you satisfied and energized all morning long!

 cooking spray or olive oil
 1 medium shallot, diced
 1 ½ cups finely chopped broccoli
 ½ cup cottage cheese
 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
 10 large eggs
 ¼ cup milk
 1 tsp kosher salt
 ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

1

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Generously coat a 12-well standard muffin tin with cooking spray or olive oil.

2

Evenly divide the shallot, broccoli, cottage cheese, and cheddar between the muffin wells.

3

Place the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and whisk until the eggs are completely incorporated. Pour into the muffin wells, filling each 1/2 to 3/4 full.

4

Bake until the muffins are set and lightly browned around the edges, 12 to 14 minutes. Place the pan on a wire rack and let cool for 2 to 3 minutes. Run a butter knife around each cup to the loosen the muffins before removing them from the pan.

Recipe from: the kitchn

Ingredients

 cooking spray or olive oil
 1 medium shallot, diced
 1 ½ cups finely chopped broccoli
 ½ cup cottage cheese
 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
 10 large eggs
 ¼ cup milk
 1 tsp kosher salt
 ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Generously coat a 12-well standard muffin tin with cooking spray or olive oil.

2

Evenly divide the shallot, broccoli, cottage cheese, and cheddar between the muffin wells.

3

Place the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and whisk until the eggs are completely incorporated. Pour into the muffin wells, filling each 1/2 to 3/4 full.

4

Bake until the muffins are set and lightly browned around the edges, 12 to 14 minutes. Place the pan on a wire rack and let cool for 2 to 3 minutes. Run a butter knife around each cup to the loosen the muffins before removing them from the pan.

High-Protein Egg Muffins