Ham, Egg & Cheese Cups Recipe

Heather Stepniewski Recipe

By Heather Stepniewski hjstep

20 Min
25 Min

These are so easy and so good. These are also gluten free and feeds a crowd. My kids even ate the spinach. Sort of a clever take on green eggs and ham.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
What a great, healthy recipe to make for a special breakfast or brunch! These are really easy to prepare and the presentation is just so fun... my whole family enjoys eating them!

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12 large
12 slice
ham, smoked and deli-sliced
1 box
10 oz frozen spinach, thawed and strained
2 c
shredded cheese
2 pinch
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350
Spray muffin tin with cooking spray
Press a slice of ham into each muffin cup
Evenly distribute spinach between muffins cups
Evenly distribute cheese between muffin cups
Crack 1 egg to each muffin cup
Season with salt and pepper
Bake for 25 min or until done

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Meat Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Collection: Mothers' Day
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Brunch

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Jan Mullikin jmulliki
Mar 13, 2010
I can't wait to try this recipe--sounds like a keeper for Christmas morning instead of the traditional quiche, big breakfast or casserole! Thanks! (Also, thought it'd be cute to do for reading Green Eggs and Ham with kids, or April Fools Day or St. Pat's Day. Multi-purpose recipe!!
Dan Hammond Hambone
Mar 13, 2010
I can't wait to try this...we're big egg morning folks, and for special treats, I like to make my own open-face McMuffin using Ezekiel bread (sprouted grains) with ham, cheese & egg...your method Heather would feed the whole crew in one fell swoop and no bread to-boot which I really like...thanks for sharing this recipe!
Penny R dixie_tn1
Apr 6, 2010
I made these tonight, minus the spinach, and served them over toast. Delicious!! Thank you!
Leah Stacey CookingMaven
Apr 22, 2010
I made this and the taste was good but I like my egg yolks a little runny. So next time I think I will cook it a little less. Other wise it was really yummy!
Dawnmarie Young Dawnmarie
May 23, 2010
Ham & eggs is one of my favorite breakfasts, so I was very excited about trying this recipe. I had to make one obvious change, since I am usually making breakfast for one or two people (I made less and put a little water in each of the empty muffin cups), but I also decided to experiment a little based on some of the comments I read here and my own tastes. I found this recipe to be spectacular when I scrambled the egg and then added a little extra cheese during the last 5 minutes of cooking. It brings a whole new meaning to the idea of a ham & cheese omelet. I love it! I can't wait to serve it to my friends!
Tess (TJM) Moore tmoo
Jun 9, 2010
Could this be made the night before, except for the egg, put sheeting over it and store in frig for the night, then finish in the morning??? Thanks for sharing and all the shared comments also!!!!!
Heather Stepniewski hjstep
Jun 9, 2010
You could prep this the night before. No problem. I have also substituted sliced, quartered tomatoes for the spinach. That also worked well.
Tess (TJM) Moore tmoo
Jun 9, 2010
Thank you Heather.... the tomato substitution sounds great!!! Thanks for getting back to me so soon..... Tess
Jan Rusk MamaRusk
Jun 20, 2010
I'm going to make this next weekend, serve atop a toasted English muffin and drizzled with Hollandaise! Voila! Easy Eggs Benedict for a crowd!
Jan Mullikin jmulliki
Jun 26, 2010
I love salsa with eggs so I think I will put a spoon of salsa either on top or off to the side--that will also make the presentation more colorful!
Jan Mullikin jmulliki
Jun 27, 2010
Just made these for Sunday brunch after church and my family loved them. Since they don't like eggs sunny side up, I scrambled the egg with a little shredded cheese and poured it over the spinach. Delicious!
Jan O-D deeohdee
Jul 2, 2010
I've also sprinkled a little bit of frozen hash browns after the spinach & before the cheese-WOW! especially with salsa!
Jan Mullikin jmulliki
Jul 2, 2010
Sounds great! I'll try the hash browns.
Cheryl Smith cndsmith
Jul 14, 2010
I love keeper recipes like this one. Easy: easily made, modified, and munchable!
Kathy Parlatore Kathy0923
Jul 14, 2010
Thank you so much cannot wait to try these with the family, my granddaughter will love these....