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Egg-Mug Recipes: Home Fries, Lean 'n Green, Sriracha

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It's time to make egg scrambles in the microwave, a.k.a. HG egg mugs! These new recipes are some of our favorite egg mugs of all time...

 
 
Hungry Girl's Home Fries Egg Mug
Home Fries Egg Mug

Entire recipe: 176 calories, 3g fat, 631mg sodium, 12.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 3g sugars, 23.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*

This homestyle scramble is super satisfying -- it's like a perfectly portioned country breakfast! Yummm...

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less

Ingredients:
1/4 cup frozen potatoes O'Brien (like the kind by Ore-Ida)
2 tbsp. chopped bell pepper
2 tbsp. chopped onion
3/4 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original)
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
Dash each salt and black pepper
2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions:
In a large microwave-safe mug sprayed with nonstick spray, combine potatoes O'Brien, bell pepper, and onion. Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, until potatoes are mostly hot and veggies have softened.

Blot away any excess moisture. Add egg substitute and spices. Stir and microwave for 1 minute.

Stir in cheese, and microwave for 1 more minute, or until set. Enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING

 
 
 
Hungry Girl's Lean 'n Green Egg Mug
Lean 'n Green Egg Mug

Entire recipe: 169 calories, 2g fat, 604mg sodium, 10g carbs, 2g fiber, 3g sugars, 24g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*

Kale, spinach, asparagus... and, of course, The Laughing Cow Light cheese!

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less

Ingredients:
1/2 cup chopped kale leaves
1/2 cup chopped spinach leaves
1/4 cup chopped asparagus
3/4 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original)
1 tbsp. chopped scallions
1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese
1 tsp. reduced-fat Parmesan-style grated topping

Directions:
In a large microwave-safe mug sprayed with nonstick spray, combine kale, spinach, and asparagus. Microwave for 1 minute, or until kale and spinach have wilted and asparagus has slightly softened.

Blot away any excess moisture. Add egg substitute, stir, and microwave for 1 minute.

Mix in scallions and cheese wedge, breaking the wedge into pieces as you add it. Microwave for 1 more minute, or until set. Top with Parm-style topping and enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING

 
 
 
Hungry Girl's Spring Sriracha Egg Mug
Spring Sriracha Egg Mug

Entire recipe: 208 calories, 2g fat, 717mg sodium, 19g carbs, 3g fiber, 7.5g sugars, 25g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*

This mug features spicy sauce and awesome veggies... Yum!

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less

Ingredients:
1/2 cup chopped zucchini
1/4 cup frozen corn
1/4 cup frozen peas
3/4 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute
 (like Egg Beaters Original)
1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese
1 tsp. Sriracha sauce

Directions:
In a large microwave-safe mug sprayed with nonstick spray, microwave zucchini for 30 seconds, or until slightly softened. Stir in corn and peas, and microwave for 1 minute, or until softened.

Blot away any excess moisture. Add egg substitute, stir, and microwave for 1 minute.

Mix in cheese wedge, breaking it into pieces as you add it. Microwave for
 1 more minute, or until set.

Top with Sriracha and enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING

 
 

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