Egg Sausage Baked Muffins

These egg sausage baked muffins are a big hit. A very special treat for when entertaining and nice to have premade and warmed up later for a quick meal when short on time. This is recipe that is a keeper.

Adapted from ALLRECIPES.COM 2021

 

 

Author: Michelle Hanson

Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Michelle is passionate about food and nutrition and believes in helping people find simple, realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle.
If you are interested in meeting Michelle or have questions for her, you can email her at: michelle@fnfoods.com. She will look forward to meeting you!



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Instructions

  1. Cook sausage in a skillet over medium-high heat, breaking up lumps, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 375º F. Grease 6 jumbo muffin cups.
  3. Stir together melted butter and the maple syrup in a small bowl. Flatten bread slices with a rolling pin and brush tops with butter mixture. Line muffin cups with flattened bread.
  4. Bake until bread crisps, 8 to10 minutes. Sprinkle with sausage, then crack an egg into each cup. Season with salt and pepper, then top each egg with 1T cheese. Continue to baking until whites are just set, 10 to14 minutes.

Tips: For those wanting to decrease the calories and sodium, substitute with reduced calorie cheddar cheese and decrease the salt to 1/8 tsp. If the muffin cups are less than jumbo size, whisk the eggs before adding to the toasted bread liner to save room.

Nutrition Information Per Muffin: 274 cals; 18g fat (9g sat fat); 12g pro; 17g carb; 431mg sodium.


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