Wholesome Moveable Egg Cups [Easy Meal Prep]


Meal Prep your breakfast for the week with these wholesome transportable egg cups! Construct this meal-in-one upfront and have breakfast on the go prepared for each weekday morning. These breakfast egg cups are simply transportable too!

Small jar with quinoa, greens and eggs layered.

How cute are these little egg cups? I like just about something in a jar so a transportable egg breakfast in a jar has my coronary heart. I’ve seen maaaany recipes for egg “muffins” however haven’t seen any easy breakfasts like these on the web and since this has been a go-to of mine for fairly a while, I figured it was time to share the love. First off, what’s an egg cup? In my view an egg cup gives a extra well-rounded meal. As an alternative of simply an egg, you may mix with some veggies and grains to pack an entire meal in a single! It’s filling and satisfying and most significantly, transportable!

What You Want

  • eggs – you’ll be soft-boiling the eggs. For straightforward peeling, I like to recommend utilizing eggs that haven’t simply been purchased. 
  • quinoa – any kind of grain works however quinoa is a whole protein which implies it has all important amino acids. Love beginning my day with a excessive protein meal to maintain me full. 
  • sugar snap peas – I like including recent snap peas to this jar however any inexperienced works!
  • lemon caper sauce – a scrumptious mixture of lemon, capers, olive oil and salt. The star of the present!

The best way to Smooth-Boil Eggs

Timing is every part in relation to soft-boiled eggs! Prepare dinner for too lengthy and the egg will probably be arduous boiled… which isn’t the worst factor on the earth so don’t stress if it takes you a couple of tries to nail this!

On the stovetop, convey water to a boil in a saucepan then decrease it to a simmer. Add your eggs to the water and begin your timer. Simmer for 7 minutes for the right, “jammy” yolk. Simmer for much less if you’d like your yolk extra runny and extra if you’d like a more durable yolk. Instantly place your eggs in a bowl of ice water to forestall them from cooking additional! As soon as they’ve cooled off, you may peel them and add them to your egg cups.

Customise these Breakfast Egg Cups

I like to think about this recipe as a simple base recipe for egg cups from which you’ll personalized to make your personal. Have leftover roasted greens? Throw them in. Have a unique leftover dressing? 98% positive it will likely be scrumptious on this (I reserve the two% for some bizarre peanut concoction dressing you’ve had sitting within the fridge for 2 months LOL). Wish to use rice as a substitute of quinoa? Go for it! The choices to customise these breakfast egg cups are infinite. Listed below are some combos I’d strive:

  • Add avocado
  • Swap quinoa for another grain
  • Add another vegetable or inexperienced
  • Add extra protein – bacon anybody?!
  • Swap for a unique dressing

Have enjoyable experimenting!

Breakfast on the run? No Drawback!

Listed below are a couple of different meal-prep breakfasts:

A graphic with the title "portable breakfast egg cups". Below the title is four jars filled with quinoa, snap peas, soft boiled eggs and a sauce. The jars are stacked 2x2.

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Wholesome Moveable Egg Cups

Easy and healthy portable breakfast egg cups - perfect for meal prep and an easy breakfast on the run
  • 4 massive eggs
  • 1 ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 massive handfuls sugar snap peas

Lemon Caper Sauce

  • ½ lemon, finely chopped pores and skin, pith, flesh and all
  • 1 tsp capers
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt, to style

  1. Boil the eggs for 7 min for jammy eggs, longer should you just like the yolks more durable. Place the cooked eggs in a bowl of ice water to cease them cooking additional. Peel the eggs and set them apart.
  2. Slice the sugar snap peas and put aside.
  3. In a small bowl evenly smash the capers with the again of the spoon. Add the chopped lemon, olive oil and a small pinch of salt. Bear in mind, capers are already salty and you may at all times add extra however you may’t take it out as soon as its in!
  4. To assemble the jars, place ⅓ cup quinoa within the backside of the jar. Subsequent add ¼ cup sliced snap peas. Place one of many eggs, lower in half, on prime and spoon a couple of spoonfuls of the sauce over every part. Retailer within the fridge and eat over the following 4-5 days.

Hand holding jar filled with quinoa, snap peas and eggs. Silver utensil coming out of jar.

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