Crunchy Breakfast Cups

What a way to start the day with these yummy breakfast cups. Serve them up with a fresh glass of orange juice and a bowl full of berries to enjoy a bright and cheery morning.

Crunchy Breakfast Cups

Crunchy Breakfast Cups


  • 6 small whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced cooked ham
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) light cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) shredded Canadian Asiago cheese
  • Chunky salsa (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Gently push tortillas into jumbo or extra large muffin tins or 1 cup (250 mL) ramekins; set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat and cook, onions, pepper and ham for about 3 minutes or until softened. Add eggs and using spatula, stir into pan. Add cream cheese and continue stirring for about 3 minutes or until egg is almost set.
  3. Remove from heat and spoon among tortilla cups. Sprinkle tops with Asiago cheese and bake for about 10 minutes or until tortillas are golden and cheese is bubbly.
  4. Serve with salsa, if desired.
  5. Tips - Try other ingredients in these cups like your favourite deli meat and other great Canadian cheeses like Cheddar or Provolone for the Asiago


For step-by-step instructions for this recipe and more, visit Dairy Farmers of Canada.

Author: Dairy Farmers of Canada

Recipe and photo courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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