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Easy Bacon & Cheddar Egg Bites

Easy Bacon & Cheddar Egg Bites
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Yield:
Serves 12

Prep Time:
5 minutes

Cooking Time:
35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pkg (375 g) sliced Ontario-raised bacon
  • 8 large eggs
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) water or milk
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) diced bell peppers (any colour or combination)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded cheese (choose your favourite such as cheddar, Monterey Jack, havarti)

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC).
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil. Lay bacon slices in single layer onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 18 minutes or until crispy. Remove to paper towel lined plate. Reduce oven temperature to 375ºF (190ºC).
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together eggs, water, salt and pepper. Grease 12 muffin cups well with cooking spray or oil.
  4. Chop bacon into bite size pieces and stir half into egg mixture along with peppers. Ladle egg mixture into muffin cups. Sprinkle each with cheese and remaining bacon. Bake in oven for about 15 minutes or until golden and puffed on top and knife inserted in centre comes out clean.
  5. Let cool slightly before lifting them out to serve.

Storage: Let cool to room temperature and then pack them up in an airtight container. Keep refrigerated for up to 5 days. Alternatively, freeze in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Tip: Substitute cooked bacon for a time saver, you will need about 12 slices.

Nutritional Information
Easy Bacon & Cheddar Egg Bites
1/12 of recipe
Protein 9g
Calories 120
Sugar 0g
Fat 10g
  Saturated 4g
  Monounsaturated
  Polyunsaturated
Cholesterol 150mg
Sodium 300mg
Potassium
Calcium 75mg
Carbohydrate 1g
Fibre 0g

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