Easy Bacon/Ham Egg Cups

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These are dead-simple, and you can make a large tray of them and eat them throughout the week – just put the remaining cups in the fridge and eat them cold or pop them in the microwave. They’re also nice and portable, so you can throw a few in a ziplock as you’re running out the door for work and eat them as an on-the-go breakfast or as a quick lunch.

You can use bacon or ham here, depending on your preference – or use ground breakfast sausage as a bottom base. Cook times should all be the same.

Definitely play around with some variations here. Experiment with cheeses and toppings. Some pico de gallo and a little sour cream on top can vary the flavor enough to keep things interesting. Add diced peppers or tomatoes if that’s your jam. Also if you prefer the taste of eggs scrambled versus separated, just mix all of your ingredients together in a measuring cup and pour them into the muffin slots in equal amounts. Top with parmesan for a slightly crispy texture if you’re feeling fancy.

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Easy Bacon/Ham Egg Cups

Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggs
Servings: 6
Calories: 183kcal


  • 12 Large Eggs
  • 12 slices Bacon (or ham)
  • 6 oz mexican mix cheese grated
  • pinch Salt
  • pinch Black Pepper


  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees F (180 C).
  • Coat a muffin tin with grease or olive oil spray to prevent sticking
  • Put one slice of bacon into each muffin slot, making sure that the bacon is wrapped around the sides and not on the bottom of the tin.
    If you use ham instead, lay the ham in the slot as if it were a cupcake liner.
  • Crack an egg into each slot with the bacon/ham. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper on top, and top it off with a sprinkling of your favorite shredded cheese
  • Cook in the oven for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F (180 C).


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 87mg | Vitamin A: 16IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 1g
Nutrition Facts
Easy Bacon/Ham Egg Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 183 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 291mg13%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 16IU0%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
Net Carbs 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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