Our easy Protein Egg Bites are the perfect go-to breakfast for anyone looking to start their day with a nutritious protein-packed meal. Combining whipped eggs with a variety of proteins like sausage and bacon, this recipe is not just delicious but also is delicious.
Protein Egg Bites
Protein Egg Bites are ideal for those busy mornings or when you need a quick, protein-packed snack. They are incredibly easy to make and can be customized to suit your taste. The combination of eggs, sausage, bacon, and cheese creates a rich and satisfying flavor, making them a great alternative to traditional breakfast choices. These egg bites are also a fantastic option for meal prepping as they can be stored and reheated throughout the week, ensuring you always have a healthy and delicious option on hand.
Why you’ll love this dish…
- Protein-Packed: Eggs, sausage, and bacon provide high-quality protein and essential nutrients.
- Customizable: Easily swap ingredients to cater to your dietary preferences or to use up leftovers.
- Convenient: Perfect for meal prep, these bites can be stored and reheated for a quick meal.
- Family-Friendly: Loved by adults and kids alike, these bites are a hit with the whole family.
- Versatile: Enjoy them for breakfast, as a snack, or even as a light lunch.
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Protein Egg Bites shopping list
Wondering if you have to hit the store? Here’s the list of items you’ll need to make this recipe. For specific amounts, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.
- Extra Large Eggs
- Heavy Whipping Cream
- Cottage Cheese
- Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- Breakfast Sausage
- Crumbled Bacon
How to make Protein Egg Bites
This is just the overview so you can see what you’re actually getting into here. When you are cooking, you’ll want to use the full recipe at the bottom of the page.
Preheat your oven and prepare a water bath in a cake pan.
Brown the sausage, then mix eggs with cream, cottage cheese, salt, and melted butter.
Pour the egg mixture into a greased egg mold, leaving space at the top.
Add sausage, bacon, and cheese to each mold.
Cook & Cool
Bake in the water bath until set, then cool slightly before removing from the mold.
Egg Bites FAQ
Can this recipe be made in advance?
Yes! This is one of our favorite recipes for meal prep. So delicious! Reheats really well too.
What’s the best way to store and reheat the leftovers?
If you’ll be eating these egg bites within 3-4 days, you can store them in a sealed container in the fridge. If you want to hold them over longer, they can be vacuum sealed and frozen.
To reheat, use the microwave. If you vacuum seal any, they can be reheated in hot water right in the vacuum sealed package as long as the seal hasn’t broken.
Are these egg bites keto-friendly?
Yes, they are low in carbs and high in protein and fat, making them suitable for a ketogenic diet.
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- 6-8 extra large eggs
- 1/8 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup cottage cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
- 4 ounces breakfast sausage
- 4 ounces crumbled bacon
- Preheat your oven to 350°F.
- Fill a 9x13 cake pan with 1” of water and put it into your oven.
- Brown the sausage in a small sauté pan over medium heat. Drain the fat and set aside to let cool.
- Crack the eggs into a bowl. Add the cream, cottage cheese, and salt and mix thoroughly with a fork or whisk.
- Melt the butter in the microwave and pour into the egg mixture. Stir to combine.
- Lightly spray you egg mold with cooking spray.
- Pour the egg mixture into the egg mold; leaving a 1/4” of space at the top.
- Sprinkle some of the cooked sausage into each egg mold.
- Sprinkle a little of the rub on top of each egg mold.
- Sprinkle a generous amount of the shredded cheese on top of each egg mold.
- Place the egg mold into the water bath in the oven and let cook for 25-30 minutes.
- Take the egg mold out of the oven and let cool for 2-3 minutes.
- Slide a butter knife all the way around the edges of each egg mold to make it easier to remove from the egg bites.
- When the egg bites are removed from the mold, you can eat them as is or add any condiments you wish.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 845Total Fat: 68gSaturated Fat: 30gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 32gCholesterol: 777mgSodium: 1766mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 52g
Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate. If you are tracking these things for medical purposes please consult an outside, trusted source. Thanks!
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