January 9, 2011

{Portable Omelets} gluten free too!

Breakfast is so important but time can be a crunch!
  Whip up a batch of these mini-crustless quiches.
They freeze great and reheat in minutes as hot breakfast bites.

The lack of crust makes them a snap. 
They are wonderful to have on hand for both kids and adults. 
Just fill with their favorite morsels -- turkey sausage, cheese, mushrooms, peppers? 
On a busy morning they can be quickly warmed in the microwave for...
breakfast on the go!


  • 8 ounces turkey breakfast sausage crumbled into small pieces 
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese (your choice)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup milk
  • Mushrooms, peppers, onions or your choice of  "add-ins
  1. Position rack in center of oven; preheat to 325°F. Coat a nonstick muffin tin generously with cooking spray
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool. Add oil to the pan. Saute the "add-ins" stirring often, until golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to the bowl with the sausage. Let cool for 5 minutes. Stir in cheese.
  3. Whisk eggs, egg whites and milk in a medium bowl. Divide the egg mixture evenly among the prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle a heaping tablespoon of the sausage/cheese mixture into each cup.
  4. Bake until the tops are just beginning to brown, 25 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Place a rack on top of the pan, flip it over and turn the quiches out onto the rack. Turn upright and let cool completely.
  5. Make Ahead Tip: Wrap individually in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 days or freeze for one month.  
  6. To re-heat, remove from plastic wrap, wrap in a paper towel and microwave for 30-60 secs.
  7. Omit the sausage for vegetarian style!



Deb said...

wow that sounds really good....

Sherri B. said...

Thank you so much for sharing this. I come down to our Vancouver house every other week and find it difficult to come up with breakfasts for my Hubby to have while I'm gone. This will be perfect as he can just zap it before work..I'm a happy woman now!

Love the Decor! said...

Love "make ahead" foods!!

Buttercup said...

This looks great. I'm always looking for easy ideas for breakfast with protein. It's on my list. Thanks!

Karen said...

This sounds wonderful! My granddaughter has Celiac Disease so I collected gluten-free recipes for her. I know she will like this recipe. We will too!!
Ladybug Creek

texwisgirl said...

Hi Carrie! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment! Oh, you have some good-looking foods on your page! :)

God bless!

Country Dreaming said...

Those are way too cute but they look really good though.

Happy Monday!


Julie Harward said...

Carrie, these are a great idea! I am going to do this..thanks foe sharing it! :D

Chow and Chatter said...

wow these look awesome and love the idea to keep them in the freezer

happy new year


koralee said...

ok...off to make these sweet bundles now....keeping my fingers crossed I have everything...nothing like starting to cook at 9pm on a Sunday night.

Monday hugs to you. xoxoox

Diane said...

Those look delicious, I will have to give those a try. I bet they were a hit with your crowd! Hugs & Kisses, Sis

Naturally Carol said...

Just the thing for a warm 'n cozy January brekky...delicious!

Hugs said...

Thanks for the tip. I will be making these tomorrow morning for breakfast and a few extras to freeze for the next few days. Yum!

Janean said...

yummmmmmmmmmmmy, especially on a cold winter's day!

grammy said...

Such a great idea
beats a pop tart any day (o:

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

This is a wonderful idea, especially for busy mornings when time is scarce!

Sheri said...

I was just catching up on some blogs that I haven't been to in a while and I came across your and this recipe. These look awesome and I am going to make up a bunch. They will be great for my on the go breakfasts. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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