Prep time: 30 mins | Cook time: 30 mins | Total time: 1-hr | Yield: 12 Muffins
These loaded Denver omelette muffins are an amazing pick-me-up breakfast or brunch. Super cheesy, crispy, and delicious. These delicious muffins are a great way to start your day with a bang!
Breakfast is a must! I make sure not to skip breakfast because for me it is the most important meal of the day. I enjoy planning breakfast/brunch. One of my top favorites and go-to for breakfast or brunch is these fun, tasty loaded Denver Omelet Muffins. I whipped up a large batch, froze it, and simply pop in the microwave for a quick, grab-and-go breakfast.
5 eggs (whisked)
2 1/4 c. shredded hash browns (thawed and press with a paper towel)
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 c. ham (diced into 1/4-inch pieces)
3 tbsp red bell pepper (diced)
3 tbsp green bell pepper (diced)
1 1/2 c. Cheddar/Jack Cheese
2 tbsp milk
salt and pepper to taste
3 green onion stalks (diced)
How to make Loaded Denver Omelet Muffins
Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 425 degrees F. Using cooking spray, grease a muffin pan. Set aside.
Step 2: Place the thawed hash browns and 1tbsp of olive oil in a large bowl. Mix well until combined. Pour into the prepared muffin pan and tightly press the mixture using your fingers, shaping each into the pan. Into each one, add 1 tbsp of cheese.
Step 3: Place in the preheated oven and bake for about 15 minutes or until the edges have browned and the cheese has melted.
Step 4: Beat the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a small bowl until blended. Then, add the ham, green & red bell peppers, and green onions.
Step 5: With the egg mixture, fill each muffin cup and top with extra cheese. Place in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 15 minutes.
Yield: 12 Muffins, Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Amount Per Serving: Calories 225, Total Fat 16g, Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g, Unsaturated Fat 10g, Cholesterol 95mg, Sodium 424mg, Carbohydrates 14g, Fiber 1g, Sugar 1g, Protein 8g