garlic zucchini scrambled egg muffin

Garlic and Zucchini Scrambled Egg Muffin

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Scrambled egg muffins are my lazy version of a crust-less mini quiche. They are a great thing to pop into your oven in the morning while you get ready for the day. Simply whisk the eggs, chop the veggies, add them to the egg and divide evenly into each of the wells of a standard 12-cup muffin pan. Easy, breezy, beautiful (anyone else grow up watching too many Covergirl commercials, yikes – the things imprinted in my brain).

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Scrambled egg muffins represent a familiar dish (just like scrambled eggs) born again in muffin form. Each scrambled egg muffin pops out in individual servings that can help simplify meal planning and meal prep. Double the recipe and freeze your leftovers, as needed.

zucchini and garlic scrambled egg muffin

If you are a fan of egg muffin recipes as much as I am, be sure to try the Tomato Zucchini Egg Cup. This Garlic and Zucchini Scrambled Egg Muffin recipe uses whisked eggs to achieve the scrambled effect, when making the Tomato Zucchini Egg Cup the egg is cracked directly into each muffin space. A direct crack leaves the yolk whole, resting on top while the whites drip down to encase the vegetables below. They present well and look pretty, I would serve these at a brunch or family breakfast.

Do you have The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook?

  • Try the Arugula Gouda Egg Muffin Recipe
  • Serve these scrambled egg muffins with a side of Mushroom Cauliflower Rice
  • Top each egg cup with a generous dollop of Guacamole 2.0 and a splash of Aji Criollo
  • Pan fry beef liver with onion and herbs, serve warm on the side.

Helpful Recipe Tip:

Enhance the scrambled egg muffins with these optional add-in’s:

  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 medium tomato
  • handful of fresh basil, chopped
  • mushrooms like chanterelles, morels, portobello, shiitake, or oyster

Benefits of Adding Seaweed to a Scrambled Egg Muffin

In the Tomato Zucchini Egg Cup I used powdered kelp, which is purchased as dried powder or granules. Known to be rich in iodine, an array of minerals, and trace elements, kelp is a sea based spice that can be used as an alternative to mineral salt. In this recipe, I opt for dulse flakes. Dulse is another mineral dense sea grass and adds a very unique flavor. In the Primal Edge Health kitchen, I always strive to increase the nutrient density of our recipes, ingredients like seaweed do just that!

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garlic zucchini scrambled egg muffin

Garlic and Zucchini Scrambled Egg Muffin

Make scrambled egg muffins for a kid-friendly breakfast or lunch, suitable for Whole 30, paleo, keto, and low-carb diets.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 12 whole eggs
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons dulse flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 small zucchini shredded
  • 1 small green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup spinach chopped
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  • Whisk eggs in a medium bowl. Add garlic, dulse, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the zucchini in a cheesecloth, nut milk bag, or kitchen towel and squeeze to remove as much water as possible.
  • Stir into the eggs. Add all remaining ingredients and mix to combine.
  • Divide the batter evenly in a standard 12-cup muffin pan. Greased the pan or line with muffin liners before pouring in.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, until center is set. Remove from the oven and leave to rest and cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.
  • Serve warm. Store leftovers in the fridge for 3 to 5 days or freeze for longer.

Notes

Macros per Egg Muffin: 4.8 g fat, 1.9 g carb, 1.5 g net carb, 6.7 g protein
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