In an effort to try and eat better, save money and be overall just more prepared and organized, I recently started trying batch cooking. So on Sundays, I start cooking a good portion of my food for the week. It seems to be working pretty well and it's super convenient to know that if I need to grab something quick, on my way out the door, there's actually something there!!
Of course, like many people Breakfast was one of those meals I was simply either not eating OR eating unhealthy foods for. I am NOT a morning person so getting up with enough time to eat at home does not happen, so I was happy to find a couple items that I could just pre-bake, pop in a Tupperware and heat up when I get to work.
This crustless quiche recipe was super easy to make (key for me) and I really liked it!
- 3 cups frozen hashbrowns, thawed and drained
- 3 tbsp. butter, melted
- salt & pepper, to taste
- 7 eggs
-6 pieces bacon, pre-cooked & crumbled into bits
-1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
-1 cup shredded cheese (I used Jabenero Heat)
- 1/2 milk
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray cooking spray inside a standard muffin tin.
2. In a big bowl combine hashbrowns, melted butter and salter & pepper. Spoon approx. 2 tbsps. hashbrown mixture into each muffin tin, pressing gently to form a base for the quiche. Bake crusts til they are golden-brown, approx. 12-15 mins. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
3. Place a few pieces of bacon and tomatoes atop the crusts
4. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt & pepper to taste. Pour mixture into each muffin tin, leaving approx. 1/4" from top of tin. Top with cheese.
5. Bake approx. 12-15 mins. or until mixture has puffed up and is golden brown. Remove from oven and cool before attempting to remove quiches from tin.
6. Enjoy! I put two of these in a Tupperware container as part of my at-work breakfasts!
Tips: *Make sure you don't skimp on the PAM spray, otherwise it can be a little tricky to get the potato mixture out of the tins.
**Silicone muffin pans are handy for popping the quiche out BUT require longer cooking time.