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Crunchy Breakfast Cups

Recipe details

Servings: 6
Time: Under 30 minutes

What a way to start your day with these breakfast cups. Serve them up with a fresh glass of orange juice and a bowl full of berries to enjoy a bright and cheery morning.


  • 6 small whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced cooked ham
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) light cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) shredded Canadian Asiago cheese
  • Chunky salsa, (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Gently push tortillas into jumbo or extra large muffin tins or 1 cup (250 mL) ramekins; set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat and cook, onions, pepper and ham for about 3 minutes or until softened. Add eggs and using spatula, stir into pan.
  3. Add cream cheese and continue stirring for about 3 minutes or until egg is almost set.
  4. Remove from heat and spoon among tortilla cups.
  5. Sprinkle tops with Asiago cheese and bake for about 10 minutes or until tortillas are golden and cheese is bubbly.

Serve with salsa, if desired.


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Crunchy Breakfast Cups

Dairy Farmers of Canada

Nutrition Information

per serving

Calories 294
Protein 15 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fat 16 g
Fibre 2 g
Sodium 531 mg
Calcium 102 mg