Baked Chorizo and Queso Eggy Cups

A great alternative to having eggs is to enjoy them baked. Try this recipe and don’t be afraid to play with different ingredients.



    Ingredients 1 dozen eggs
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 small onion, finely chopped
    2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    12 deli-sliced chorizo
    ¾ - 1 cup , reduced fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
    Salt and pepper to taste
    Non-stick cooking spray


    Step 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  In a medium sauce pan, heat olive oil.  Add chopped onion and sauté for 5 minutes or until tender.  


    Step 2 Then add garlic and sauté for an additional minute.


    Step 3 Spray a 12-cup muffin pan and line each cup with chorizo.  Layer with a about a teaspoon each of shredded cheese and onion and garlic.


    Step 4 Carefully crack an egg into each cup and season with a little salt and pepper. Tip: To avoid shells, crack into a clear bowl.  Remove any cracked shells and pour into muffin cup.


    Step 5 Bake for 20-25 minutes. Serve warm.
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