Onion Breakfast Cups Recipe

Onion Breakfast Cups Recipe

How To Make Onion Breakfast Cups

For a cheesy, protein and vegetable-packed breakfast idea, here is breakfast cups using onion rings to seal the yummy goodness.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2cupsbroccoli floret,minced
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,shredded
  • 7eggs
  • 5bacon,strips, cooked and diced
  • 1large red onion
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tsppepper
  • ½tspchili powder
  • 2tbspmilk

For Garnish:

  • parmesan cheese,grated, to taste


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Mix eggs, milk, and spices in large mixing bowl.

  3. Add broccoli, bacon, and cheese, and continue mixing until all ingredients are well incorporated.

  4. Cut ends off the red onion and then slice in half. Gently pop out rings, using desired size.

  5. Heat cast-iron pan on low and place onion rings in the pan.

  6. Spoon in small amount of egg mixture and press on the onion ring create a seal, then repeat for all rings.

  7. Pour the remaining mixture filling to just about the top of each ring.

  8. Cover with foil.

  9. Place in oven and cook for 25 minutes, or until eggs are cooked through and slightly puffed and onion rings are tender.

  10. Remove from pan immediately and sprinkle with desired topping. (We used grated parmesan cheese.)


  • Calories: 282.75kcal
  • Fat: 22.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.96g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.04g
  • Fiber: 0.56g
  • Sugar: 1.82g
  • Protein: 15.83g
  • Cholesterol: 225.51mg
  • Sodium: 388.94mg
  • Calcium: 202.37mg
  • Potassium: 261.42mg
  • Iron: 1.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 181.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.91mg
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