Southwest Egg Muffin Cups

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Coming up with creative breakfast options that your whole family will enjoy can be challenging. These egg muffins are not only quick and easy but also healthy and delicious! Add your child's favourite veggie for added variety.

Time commitment

Prep – 15 minutes

Cook time – 25 minutes 


1 tablespoon coconut oil 

3 eggs 

1 gluten free Italian sausage (sweet or hot), cooked and crumbled 

1/4 onion, chopped 

1/2 bell pepper, chopped 

1 tsp chili powder 

1/4 tsp black pepper 

1/4 cup guacamole or ½ sliced avocado
1/4 cup salsa 

Kitchen utensils

set of measuring cups

set of measuring spoons

large chopping knife

wooden spoon

small bowl

cutting board

muffin tin or 8x8 baking dish  


1.    Heat oven to 400° fahrenheit

2.    Grease 6 large muffin cups or a muffin baking pan 

3.    Beat eggs in a small bowl 

4.    Stir in onion, bell pepper and sausage

5.    Season with chili powder and pepper
6.    Divide mixture between the 6 cups
7.    Bake for 15 minutes or until golden and puffy 

8.    Top with salsa and guacamole before serving 

9.    These muffins store and freeze well 

This recipe can also be made in an 8”x8” greased baking dish and baked for 35-40 minutes.


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