Ham & Cheese Low Carb Breakfast Muffins

Paula Todora


If you beat the eggs well, the muffins will be light and airy. Full of cheeses, ham, and spinach, they are the perfect start to a perfect day. Make ahead and heat 2 minutes the microwave in the mornings for a great, warm, low-carb breakfast. These are our favorites.

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These low carb ham and cheese muffins may not be the prettiest, but man are they flavorful. The combination of all the cheeses is fabulous. They're almost like a mini crustless quiche. Savoriness of the Swiss cheese and ham is the perfect complement to the spinach. The best part is these heat up wonderfully. No excuses to not grab a healthy breakfast. An easy make-ahead breakfast so they're a perfect meal prep recipe. The Test Kitchen


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6, 2 each
10 Min
25 Min


  • 10
  • 2 Tbsp
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    Swiss cheese
  • 8 slice
    ham deli meat, diced
  • 1 c
    fresh spinach, stems removed and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    crumbled Feta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Ham & Cheese Low Carb Breakfast Muffins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray the bottom and sides of a 12 serving regular muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl add eggs and heavy cream.
  3. Beat with a whisk very vigorously until frothy.
  4. Add the salt, pepper, onion powder, ham, spinach, and Swiss cheese. Beat again until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Pour eggs into the muffin tins being sure not to overfill them.
  6. Sprinkle the tops with Feta cheese and then cheddar cheese.
  7. Bake 20-25 minutes or until set but not overcooked.
  8. Test by pressing in the middle with a finger. They should not be soft in the middle but not too brown on the top and sides. Makes 12 muffins.

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About Ham & Cheese Low Carb Breakfast Muffins

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Collection: Healthier Fare
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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