Eggs-traordinary California Avocado Breakfast Muffins

Total Time: 20 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 90
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 140mg
Total Carbs 4g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Potassium 270mg

Calories 90; Total Fat 7 g (Sat 1.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 4 g); Cholesterol 75 mg; Sodium 140 mg; Potassium 270 mg; Total Carbohydrates 4 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Total Sugars <1 g; Protein 4 g; Vitamin A 863 IU; Vitamin C 8 mg; Calcium 34 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 17 IU; Folate 50 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.06 g

% Daily Value*: Total Fat 11%; Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 4%


*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

These egg breakfast muffins are a delicious, satisfying breakfast option. Make a batch on the weekend and enjoy throughout the week.

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Serves: 5

3/4 cup grape tomatoes, chopped 1 cup fresh spinach leaves, chopped 1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and diced Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 1/4 tsp. chipotle seasoning (optional) 2 large eggs 1/2 cup egg whites 1 Tbsp. crumbled feta cheese

(Yields: 15 Mini Muffins)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a standard-sized non-stick mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine tomatoes, spinach, avocado, salt, pepper and optional chipotle seasoning.
  4. Spoon two tablespoons of vegetable and avocado mixture into each mini muffin cup.
  5. Beat eggs and egg whites together in a separate bowl.
  6. Pour eggs over the vegetables until about a little more than three-quarters full.
  7. Sprinkle egg muffin mixture with cheese.
  8. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until eggs spring back to the touch.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces.

Copyright © 2014, Bonnie Taub-Dix

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

In addition to using avocados in baking as a smart substitution for butter and shortening, California Avocados are wonderful in other desserts like avocado pie, avocado mousse and avocado ice cream.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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