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Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

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Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

It’s been a month since we moved. Usually, time seems to fly. But this month has seemed longer than most. We’ve been trying to readjust and find our bearings, which is never easy. Thanks to the numerous snow days and weather issues, getting used to a new routine hasn’t been easy. Our first few recipes after the move were simple and stress-free like this one. 

This recipe is from a while back – probably sometime around the first of this month. And since this January has felt like the longest January ever, it seems like it’s actually been months since we made these. We’ve been hit by two more polar vortexes since we made these and from what I hear, there’s another one conveniently scheduled for Valentine’s Day.

Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

 Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

Part of adjusting has been learning which foods we can and can’t get our hands on here. Although New York isn’t the most bountiful region for farming, there is more demand for grocery stores and markets to ship in more fresh food more often. Anything we wanted, we could get. As a beginning food blog, that was a huge perk.

That doesn’t mean I’m complaining about where we’re at right now; it’s just taking some getting used to. We know we can find greens, eggs, tubers, bell peppers, onions, and citrus easily right now. So we’re learning to use whatever resources we have and throw together something delicious.

Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

I really loved this recipe, but for whatever reason, I’ve kept pushing it back. I don’t know why I’ve been holding out on you. These mini frittatas are simple, filling, and delicious – you need them in your life! One or two of these will leave you feeling energized and ready for the day.

Baking eggs can be such a tricky task. The wrong temperature makes them underdone or dry. Cooking for slightly too long will result in a rubbery block of egg. This recipe makes it so easy. As long as you follow the [super easy] directions, they come out perfect every time. 

My favorite thing about them is that you can make a batch ahead of time and heat them up for breakfast throughout the week. They stay good for 5-7 days in a glass container in the refrigerator.

Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

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Sweet Potato Quiche Muffins

A veggie-filled breakfast idea, perfect for brunch and great for making ahead. And it only requires a handful of ingredients!

  • Author: The Fitchen
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
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Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato [peeled and shredded]
  • 1/2 c. green pepper [chopped]
  • 1 t. sea salt
  • 1 t. fresh ground pepper
  • 5 eggs [whisked]
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 c. cheese [optional]

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400º and spray muffin pan with olive oil.
  2. Shred sweet potatoes and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs. Add green pepper and rosemary to eggs and mix in.
  4. Fill each spot in the muffin pan with about 2 tablespoons of shredded sweet potato.
  5. Pour egg mixture into the spots until 2/3 full.
  6. If desired, remove pans from the oven at the halfway point and sprinkle cheese on muffins. Return to oven.
  7. Bake 15-18 minutes.

 

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8 Comments
  • Kristy
    May 13, 2014

    Great recipe! I made them last night and heated up a few this morning. I’m always looking for simple, healthy recipes and this one knocked it outta the park. This would also be great for a brunch.

    A couple notes:
    1) I didn’t use cheese and didn’t miss it.
    2) I ended up having to whisk one extra egg for the 11th and 12th ‘muffin’.

    • thefitchen
      May 14, 2014

      Right? Perfect for every day and for special days — I’ve been waiting for the right occasion to make these for brunch for guests! I’m glad to know that they were also good without cheese. :)

  • Amy Renea, Looksi Curator
    March 14, 2014

    CONGRATS!! You are our blogger of the week over at Looksi Bite! http://www.looksibite.com

    • thefitchen
      March 15, 2014

      Whoa!! Thank you guys so much! We’ve been huge fans of the Looksi Bite team ever since the site launched — what a huge surprise and honor! Thank you. :D

  • Alexandra
    January 30, 2014

    That sounds good! I try to make these one, but of course, in a vegan way. Thanks for inspiration!

  • Liz
    January 29, 2014

    Nice recipe. Thank you and have a Happy Wednesday!

    • thefitchen
      January 29, 2014

      Thanks and you too!