Ingredient List
For the Tortilla Egg Cups:
  • 8 ounces breakfast sausage
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ green bell pepper, diced
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup low-fat or skim milk
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas
For the Tortilla Egg Cups
  • Heat oven to 350°F degrees.

  • Brown sausage with diced bell peppers and onion over medium-high heat, until no longer pink in large skillet.

  • In medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and black pepper.

  • Using a cookie or biscuit cutter, cut 3 ½-inch circles from whole-wheat tortillas until you have 12 circle cutouts. Set tortilla scraps to the side.*

  • Spray muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.

  • Press a tortilla circle into each muffin cup using your fingers.

  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of the sausage-vegetable mixture into each tortilla cup.

  • Sprinkle each tortilla cup with approximately 2 teaspoons of shredded cheese.

  • Pour egg mixture into each tortilla cup until the egg mixture just barely reaches the top of the tortilla.

  • Tortilla Egg Cups Steps

    Bake for 15-20 minutes, until egg mixture has set.

  • Allow tortilla cups to set for 5 minutes before serving. Serve warm.

  • Refrigerate any leftovers and reheat in the microwave for approximately 30 seconds.

  • For a sweet treat, place tortilla scraps onto baking sheet. Spray tortillas with non-stick cooking spray and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Flip tortilla scraps over and repeat. Bake at 350°F until golden brown.

  • Per serving (2 tortilla egg cups) : 331 calories, 135 calories from fat, 15g fat, 9g saturated fat, 217mg cholesterol, 682mg sodium, 15g total carbohydrates, 2g dietary fiber, 2.5g sugars, 17g protein, 109mg potassium

  • Tortilla Egg Cups.


  • Breakfast for dinner anyone? Protein-packed tortilla egg cups can make for an easy weeknight meal or the perfect start to your day! | EatWheat.org

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