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    Kim's Tex-Mex Egg Cups (South Beach Diet Friendly)

    Kim's Tex-Mex Egg Cups (South Beach Diet Friendly). Photo by Kim D.

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    Kim D.'s Note:

    I've often put shredded cooked chicken in my migas or breaksfast tacos, so when I started the South Beach Diet I came up with this recipe. The egg cups can be made ahead of time and refrigerated, then heated just before serving. I like mine topped with Cholula hot sauce!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Spray muffin pans with non-stick cooking stray (Such as Pam).
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    3. 3
      In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs with a whisk.
    4. 4
      Add cottage cheese, Monetery Jack cheese, green chiles, salt and pepper.
    5. 5
      Mix until well blended.
    6. 6
      Add chicken and stir until combined.
    7. 7
      Spoon 1/4 cup of egg mixture into each cup.
    8. 8
      Bake for 20 minutes or until done.
    9. 9
      Take a knife and loosen the cups from the pan.
    10. 10
      Turn egg cups out onto a wire rack and let cool slightly before serving.
    11. 11
      Eat eggs warm out of the oven, or refrigerate for later use.
    12. 12
      EGGS DO NOT FREEZE WELL! Eggs become spongy and wet when frozen!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 12, 2012

      I add green pepper instead of canned one. This is delicious! My picky daughter ate 3 ( she called it cupcakes) and she said that she loves it!
      Thank you Kim , now I know what to eat for breakfast- most of the tim e I eat it in a cvar!

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    • on August 21, 2011

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      You know there are just some recipes that you want to smack your head and say "Why didn't I think of that?" Really liked this recipe, however I did make some changes. 1.Used Monterey Pepper jack cheese instead of plain Monterey jack cheese. 2. Used season salt, because mine has garlic in it. 3. Not a huge fan of chicken for breakfast so I did some with chunks of ham and some with chunks of beef breakfast patties (similar to sausage patties but made with beef). This will make some quick breakfasts for my hubby and me for the upcoming week. I will come back and edit the review if they don't hold up well in the refrigerator, but I doubt that will be the case. Thanks Kim D for sharing.

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    • on February 15, 2009

      I'm so excited to find this recipe. A bunch of us are meeting for my daughter's 30th birthday this week-end and I think I'll make some of these and have ready for an easy, tasty breakfast. Thanks for sharing. I'll rate after the party week-end. BTW has anyone ever tried freezing these?

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    Nutritional Facts for Kim's Tex-Mex Egg Cups (South Beach Diet Friendly)

    Serving Size: 1 (65 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 87.9
     
    Calories from Fat 49
    56%
    Total Fat 5.5 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 159.5 mg
    53%
    Sodium 220.2 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.5 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 7.7 g
    15%

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    chicken breasts

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