Someday, maybe we'll run out of things to mix into egg substitute and pop in the microwave. Until then, we're gonna keep bringing you super-simple breakfast recipes. Put THAT in a mug and nuke it!
Chicken Fajita Scramble Mug
PER SERVING (entire recipe): 163 calories, 0.75g fat, 583mg sodium, 12g carbs, 1.25g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 26g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*
Fajitas have officially made the leap to breakfast... Muy delicioso!
Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 oz. cooked skinless lean chicken breast, chopped 1 tsp. dry fajita seasoning mix 1/2 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original) 2 tbsp. shredded fat-free cheddar cheese 1 tbsp. fat-free sour cream
Spray a large microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add veggies, chicken, and fajita seasoning. Stir well to evenly distribute seasoning. Microwave for 1 - 2 minutes, until veggies have softened.
Add egg substitute and microwave for 1 minute.
Add cheese and gently stir. Microwave for an additional 45 - 60 seconds, until scramble is just set.
Allow to cool slightly. Top with sour cream and enjoy!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Denver Omelette in a Mug
PER SERVING (entire recipe): 122 calories, 0.75g fat, 702mg sodium, 6g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 21.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*
The flavor in this mug is a MILE HIGH! Get it, because, you know, Denver is the Mile-High City? OK, we'll stop now.
Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 2 tbsp. chopped onion 1/2 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original) 1 oz. (about 2 slices) 97 - 98% fat-free ham, chopped 2 tbsp. shredded fat-free cheddar cheese
Directions: Spray a large microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add veggies and microwave for 1 - 2 minutes, until softened.
Blot any excess liquid from veggies. Add egg substitute and microwave for 1 minute.
Add ham and cheese and lightly stir. Microwave for an additional 45 - 60 seconds, until scramble is just set.
Let cool slightly, and then eat up!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Veggie Eggs-plosion Mug
PER SERVING (entire recipe): 130 calories, 2.25g fat, 495mg sodium, 10g carbs, 2g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 17g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*
Worry not! There are no actual explosions associated with this b-fast recipe (as long as you follow directions well).
Directions: Spray a large microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add all veggies and microwave for 1 - 2 minutes.
Thoroughly blot excess moisture from the veggies. Add egg substitute and microwave for 1 minute.
Add the cheese wedge, breaking it into pieces. Stir gently, and then microwave for an additional 45 - 60 seconds, until scramble is just set.
Allow to cool slightly. If you like, season to taste with black pepper and garlic powder. Enjoy!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Hungry for More? Check out oodles of other no-guilt egg-mug recipes by clicking HERE and HERE. Three cheers for nukeable breakfasts!
CHEW ON THIS: Today, January 7th, is not National Egg-Mug Day. But it oughta be. Celebrate by whipping up our brand-new egg-mug recipes, and maybe by this time next year, it'll be an official countrywide holiday during which all children are excused from school!
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