Beef Breakfast Muffin Cups - Certified Hereford Beef

Beef Breakfast Muffin Cups

This savory muffin recipe combines ground Certified Hereford Beef and eggs to create a wholesome breakfast. It’s hard to eat just one!

Cook Time 50M
Protein 37g
Servings 4
Beef Breakfast Muffin Cups

Helpful Hereford Tips

It’s important not to overcrowd the pan when sautéing beef. Cook the beef in two rounds to ensure correct doneness on all meat.

Nutritional Information




1% DV


26% DV


3% DV


21% DV


1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 can (4-1/2 ounces) chopped green chiles, undrained
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
5 large eggs
1/4 cup milk
1 to 2 teaspoons regular or chipotle hot pepper sauce
Salt and pepper


  • Combine Ground Beef and seasonings in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  • To prepare crumbles, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 12-cup standard muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray. Stir chiles and cheese into sausage mixture. Evenly divide mixture into prepared pan.
  • Whisk eggs, milk and hot sauce, as desired, in medium bowl. Evenly divide egg mixture over sausage mixture in muffin cups.
  • Bake in 375°F oven 17 to 20 minutes or until egg mixture is set and just beginning to brown. Let stand 2 minutes. Loosen edges; remove from muffin pan. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with Toppings, as desired.

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