Roasted Pepper, Bacon & Egg Muffins Recipe
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Roasted Pepper, Bacon & Egg Muffins Recipe

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This fun and filling sandwich is just as great for lunch, dinner or a quick snack as it is for breakfast. —Louise Gilbert, Quesnel, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 center-cut bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 whole wheat English muffins, split and toasted

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 329 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 229mg cholesterol, 662mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 6g fiber), 25g protein.


  1. Remove and discard seeds from pepper half. Place cut side down on a baking sheet. Broil 4 in. from the heat until the skin blisters, about 6 minutes. Immediately place pepper half in a small bowl; cover and let stand for 15-20 minutes. Peel off and discard charred skin; chop pepper.
  2. In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion in butter until tender. In a large bowl, whisk the egg whites, eggs, milk, and pepper. Pour into the pan. Add bacon and chopped pepper; cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are completely set.
  3. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until cheese is melted. Spoon onto English muffins. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Pepper, Bacon & Egg Muffins in Healthy Cooking October/November 2009, p61

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terricat1 User ID: 6695234 167477
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2012

"Not easy and quick, takes about 30 min to prepare. Very bland tasting."

cocoalady User ID: 6551144 183419
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2012

"Why not think a head, cut up some extra onions and peppers, cook extra bacon for this and or salads....Not so bad! i added extra seasoning but delicious! Be creative!"

Borderbabe User ID: 1395817 183418
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2012

"Good cookin' takes time & prep. The skin can be left on & you just saute...or do up lots of peppers & keep on hand,like I do. Delicious!"

fredaevans User ID: 6360805 181958
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2012

"For the time it takes to prepare this (dish for two???) .. a total (but tastie) waste of time."

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