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
Healthy Quick Test Kitchen Approved
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

1 serving equals 329 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 229 mg cholesterol, 662 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 25 g 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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Reviewed Sep. 17, 2012

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

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!"

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!"

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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