Frittata “Muffin” Cups

by nithya on August 21, 2011

Posted August 21, 2011 by nithya
These individual serving size frittatas are great for a quick breakfast. I used squash and zucchini, but you can substitute any combination of veggies. Put one between an english muffin with cheese for a quick egg sandwich.

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6 muffins


  • 1/4 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1/4 cup chopped squash
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup cubed gruyere cheese
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Saute the zucchini and squash for about 5-8 minutes until soft.
  3. Crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk together with veggies, cheese and milk.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Oil the muffin cups with a sprinkle of olive oil or cooking spray.
  6. Divide the egg mixture evenly amongst the muffin cups.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes or until the eggs are set. Top with shredded cheese.
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Michelle September 6, 2011 at 10:43 pm

Just made this tonight – added my own twist with diced mushrooms, salmon, spinach, onion, and some colby jack cheese. Can’t wait to see if my 3 year old will gobble it up tomorrow – I finally decided she’s had one too many bowls of Cheerios at this point for breakfast. ;) Thanks for the inspiration – I love the idea of mini-frittatas! Perfect for little preschooler & toddler hands.


sarah December 1, 2011 at 2:23 pm

My husband & I love love loved this recipe! We were so excited to try a new egg recipe- for some reason we can’t get our daughter (12 mos) to eat eggs, except egg salad. (But that doesn’t count. The mayo gets her every time- she’s a huge fan of mayo.) She turned her head in refusal. :/


nithya December 5, 2011 at 10:58 pm

Oh no, she didn’t eat it? I sometime put one between bread with cheese as an egg and cheese sandwich. Have you tried Weefuls? We did a giveaway of them with the last contest, and you can make one version of the “crepe/waffle” with eggs. It might be a good way to work eggs in your daughters diet!


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