Egg, Bacon & Cheese Wonton Cups + More Healthy Brunch Recipes
Scrambled eggs are classic, but there are much better ways to eat them than simply stabbing them with your fork. Load 'em up with cheese and bacon, and serve in crunchy wonton cups. It’s easier than it looks! Your at-home brunch game just got an upgrade…
1/4th of recipe (2 tartlets): 120 calories, 3g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 478mg sodium, 10.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 10.5g protein
Cook: 20 minutes
8 square wonton wrappers
2 slices turkey bacon or center-cut bacon
1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Original Swiss cheese
2 tbsp. light/reduced-fat cream cheese
1 cup chopped mushrooms
1 cup (about 8 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute
1/3 cup chopped scallions
1/4 tsp. salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8 cups of a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick spray.
Press wonton wrappers into the 8 cups of the muffin pan. Lightly spray with nonstick spray. Bake until lightly browned, about 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare bacon according to package directions, either in the microwave or in a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray. Once cool enough to handle, crumble or chop.
In a small bowl, mix cheese wedge with cream cheese until smooth and uniform.
Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Cook and stir mushrooms for 2 minutes.
Add egg, scallions, salt, and cheese mixture to the skillet. Cook and scramble until fully cooked, about 4 minutes.
Remove from heat, and stir in bacon.
Just before serving, evenly distribute mixture among the wonton cups.
MAKES 4 SERVINGS
HG Tip: If you're not eating/serving these immediately, store the baked wonton cups at room temperature in a sealed bag or container, and store the filling in a sealed container in the fridge.
HG FYI: A previous version of this recipe appears on the website and in Hungry Girl 200 Under 200, but we’ve given it a 2018 update! Nutritional info varies.
Amazon Find of the Day: Silicone Muffin Pans (2 sizes!)this incredible bakeware package over on Amazon. You get a standard 12-cup muffin pan (perfect for today’s recipe) AND a 24-cup mini muffin pan (ideal for the poppers below), both made of nonstick, easy-to-clean, 100% BPA-free silicone. BOTH for under $25? Good stuff!
Hungry for More Healthy Brunch Recipes?
Preheat the oven! We hope you love today’s content as much as we do. Just so you know, we may receive compensation from some of the links.
Chew on this:
It's August 9th, a.k.a. National Rice Pudding Day. We recently sampled marshmallow treats that taste just like rice pudding... Read all about ‘em!
Get the brunch party started... Click "Send to a Friend" now!
We may receive affiliate compensation from some of these links. Prices and availability are subject to change.
We may have received free samples of food, which in no way influences whether these products are reviewed favorably, unfavorably, mentioned with indifference, or mentioned at all. Click for more about our editorial and advertising policies.
*The WW Points® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by WW International, Inc., the owner of the the Points® trademark.
Questions on the WW Points® values listed? Click here.
Hungry Girl provides general information about food and lifestyle. This information and any linked materials are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment. Click here for more information.