Denver Omelet Breakfast Muffins

Denver Omelet Breakfast Muffins are such a great breakfast and perfect for making ahead or on the go!  Loaded with Peppers, onions, ham and ooey gooey cheese, these will become a favorite! 

Denver Omelet Breakfast Muffins

We are reaching that time of year where we are getting spring fever and ready for the summer break.  School is getting closer to being out and kids are getting up later and later for school and running out the door.  A good hearty breakfast is getting harder and harder to come by these days.  My kids come home starving from school.

Since one of our favorite breakfasts to make on the blog is this Oven Baked Denver Omelet, I decided to turn it into these easy to make muffins that can last all week long.  You just pop them into the microwave and reheat and have a delicious breakfast ready to run out the door.

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Since we have our eggs delivered to us each week, they were starting to pile up in the fridge.  I was finally able to start using up some of those eggs and this breakfast was a great solution!  They are totally customizable to your families taste but we love the simplicity of peppers, onions, and ham.  They are packed with flavor and the ooey gooey cheese inside is delish!

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These are the absolute perfect make ahead breakfast muffins for you or your kiddos on the go!  Packed with protein these hearty Denver omelet breakfast muffins are going to become a family favorite!

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Denver Omelet Breakfast Muffins are such a great breakfast and perfect for making ahead or on the go! Loaded with Peppers, onions, ham and ooey gooey cheese, these will become a favorite!
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 eggs
  • ½ cup half and half cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • Sliced green onion for garnish, (or you can add it in.)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a 12 muffin pan. Divide the onion, green pepper, and ham evenly over the 12 muffin tins. Add the cheddar cheese evenly on the top.
  2. In a medium sized bowl whisk the eggs, half and half, salt and pepper. Pour over the top of the cheese and fill the liner until almost full.
  3. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until set. Remove and serve warm or let cool and store in the refrigerator or freezer. Reheat from fridge for about 30 seconds or frozen for about 1 minute or until heated through.

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Comments

  1. Why are they called Denver Omelettes? 🙂

  2. I’m always looking for quick, healthy breakfast ideas to hand my kids on the way out to school. I will have to try this (minus the ham).

  3. We love making ahead breakfasts and then just warming them up. This will be a great alternate to our nutritious apple oatmeal muffins!

  4. Do you think using regular milk would come out very different (or even whole milk)?

  5. They would also make a healthy afternoon snack. Protein loaded!

  6. Stephanie says:

    I can’t seem to print your recipes. It comes out blank. Help!

  7. These look amazing!

  8. Will certainly try his. Looks very tasty

  9. Love it! Perfect for breakfast.

  10. Shawnna Griffin says:

    hey girl- these look so yummy! Have a great weekend!

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