Egg Muffins

Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1 muffin

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 1  cup bell peppers (red, yellow, and orange)
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning blend
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk or milk substitute
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F and spray a regular size muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. Finely dice bell peppers and onion.
  3. In a bowl combine pork, poultry seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder and Mrs. Dash seasoning to make sausage.
  4. In a nonstick skillet, cook sausage crumbles until done; drain.
  5. Beat eggs together with the milk or milk substitute and salt.
  6. Add the sausage crumbles and vegetables; mix.
  7. Pour egg mixture into prepared muffin tins, leaving space for muffins to rise. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes.

Helpful hints

  • Freeze extra muffins and reheat for 30-40 seconds in the microwave for a quick breakfast entree.
  • Try Homemade Sausage or Homemade Turkey Sausage from the DaVita.com recipe collection to replace the sausage mixture.
  • A regular size muffin tin cup holds 3-1/2 ounces. Use a smaller muffin tin if desired, but reduce the cooking time.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 154

Protein 12 g

Carbohydrates 3 g

Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 230 mg

Sodium 155 mg

Potassium 200 mg

Phosphorus 154 mg

Calcium 37 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

0

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