Southwest Taco Egg Muffins

Southwest Taco Egg Muffins - Top Box Foods for Kids

Makes 8 Egg Muffins
Ingredient list: 
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef (TBF- Local Farm Meat Box or Local Backyard BBQ Box) 
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne red pepper 
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 bell pepper (TBF- Vegetable Box)
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach,finely chopped (TBF- Vegetable Box) 
  • 2 green onions, sliced lengthwise 
  • 1 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese 
  • Pinch of salt and fresh ground pepper 
Preparation: 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease your muffin tins (enough for 18 muffins) and set aside 

In a large skillet heat 2 Tbs olive oil over medium heat.  Ad ground beef, and spices and cook for 3 minutes. Add the bell pepper and continue to cook until beef is browned, about 5-6 minutes. Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, add the spinach, green onions, 1 cup of cheese and ground beef

In another large bowl, crack the eggs and whisk them together.  Add the egg mixture to the beef mixture and season with a dash of salt and pepper. Stir until fully combined. 

Pour the egg mixture into the muffin tins about 3/4 of the way full and sprinkle each muffin with a small amount of the 1/2 cup of leftover cheese 

Put egg muffins in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes until the egg muffins are set in the middle and begin to turn golden brown

Remove from oven and let cool before removing from muffin tin

Refrigerate the egg muffins for up to a week in an airtight container