Bird's Nest Breakfast Cups

Angie Robinson


This is a lightened version of a recipe. It usually has regular bacon and eggs in it.

I got this from a Simple & Delicious bonus recipe booklet. I only made one change to add chives instead of parsley.
They are so pretty:)


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
20 Min


  • 12
    turkey bacon strips
  • 1 1/2 c
    egg beaters
  • 6 Tbsp
    reduced fat mexican cheese blend-or if you are like me add more!
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, dried

How to Make Bird's Nest Breakfast Cups


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
    In a lrg skillet, cook bacon over med heat for 2 min on each side, till partially set but not crisp.
  2. Coat 6 muffin cups with cooking spray; wrap two bacon strips around the inside of each cup.
  3. Fill each cup with 1/4 cup egg beaters; top with cheese.
  4. Bake for 18-20 min.; or till eggs are set. Cool for 5 min. before removing from pan. Sprinkle with chives, or parsley. Great for brunches or on-the-go.

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About Bird's Nest Breakfast Cups

Course/Dish: Eggs, Turkey, Meat Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #cheese, #Brunch

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