Crunchy Breakfast Cups

Our recipe for Crunchy Breakfast Cups can be made in a jiffy and is a fun fit for a brunch party!

Crunchy salsa cups
Crunchy salsa cups
 

Filled with tomato salsa and onions, this little cup of joy will leave your guest feeling energized and ready to celebrate this special day.  Serve with a glass of milk and berries for a tasty and nourishing party favour.

 

Ingredients:

6 small whole wheat flour tortillas

2 tbsp (30 mL) butter

4 green onions, thinly sliced

1 red pepper, diced

½ cup (125 mL) diced cooked ham

6 eggs, beaten

½ cup (125 mL) light cream cheese, cubed

¼ cup (50 mL) shredded Canadian Asiago cheese

Chunky salsa (optional)

Directions: 

1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Gently push tortillas into jumbo or extra large muffin tins or 1 cup (250 mL) ramekins; set aside.

 

2. In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat and cook, onions, pepper and ham for about 3 minutes or until softened. Add eggs and using spatula, stir into pan. Add cream cheese and continue stirring for about 3 minutes or until egg is almost set. Remove from heat and spoon among tortilla cups. Sprinkle tops with Asiago cheese and bake for about 10 minutes or until tortillas are golden and cheese is bubbly. 

 

3. Serve with salsa, if desired.

 

Preparation time: 15 minutes             

Cook time: 16 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

 

Cooking Tip:

Try other ingredients in these cups like your favourite deli meat and other great Canadian cheeses like Cheddar or Provolone for the Asiago.

 

Nutritional Information

Per serving

Energy              294 Calories
Protein             15 g
Carbohydrates    20 g
Fat                  16 g

Fibre                 2 g

Sodium           531 mg

Here are the key nutrients provided by a serving:

Nutrient (% DV)
Calcium           9% / 102 mg
Vitamin C        57%
Selenium         37%
Vitamin B12     35%
Vitamin A       24%

For access to these recipes and hundreds more, visit dairygoodness.ca for more.

Recipe and image courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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