What’s with all the hype about Pressure Cooker Egg Bites? Is this just a fad? Or is the Starbucks egg bites craze here to stay? (Spoiler alert: Here to stay!)
I’m not one to quickly jump on fads or crazes so when everyone got all excited about the whole “how to make Starbucks egg bites in the Instant Pot” thing, I just took a wait and see position.
Well, the time has come. People still rave about it. People still swear by it. So now I’m doing it! Pressure Cooker Egg Bites here I come!
And now now that I’ve made these amazing Instant Pot egg bites, I can wholeheartedly tell you, the light, fluffy, creamy, full of flavor bites of deliciousness are worth all the publicity they get!
How to Make Pressure Cooker Egg Bites
Blend eggs, cottage cheese, gruyere cheese, salt and pepper in a blender for 30 seconds. Spray a silicone egg tray that will fit into the pressure cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Fill each egg cup 3/4 full with egg mixture. Pour water into Instant Pot inner pot then place the trivet inside. Lower full egg bite tray onto the trivet. Cover the egg tray with foil or a lid. Secure the pressure cooker lid and cook on high pressure for 8 minutes. Let naturally release for 5 minutes then release any remaining pressure. Remove egg bite tray and invert egg bites onto a plate. Top with toppings of choice such as crisp, crumbled bacon and chives.
How Long Do Egg Bites Last in the Fridge?
One of my favorite things about making a tray of Pressure Cooker egg bites is that they can be made at the beginning of the week then eaten for breakfast for the rest of the week. These Instant Pot egg bites will last 5-7 days in your fridge and will provide a hearty, healthy, and easy breakfast all week long!
What Toppings Can I Put In Pressure Cooker Egg Bites?
Many people choose to mix the toppings directly into the egg mixture as the eggs are blended. This works perfectly well, but my preference is to keep the mixture basic and then top the cooked egg bites with various toppings. Some of my favorite egg bite toppings are:
- Crumbled, cooked bacon
- Sliced chives
- Minced jalapenos
- Minced ham
- Shredded cheddar cheese
- Roasted red peppers
Watch me make them on my YouTube Cooking Show here!
Well guys…. the verdict is in. Yes, these creamy, flavorful, perfectly textured Pressure Cooker Egg Bites are most definitely worth the hype, chatter, and excitement they have received. Count me in on the craze! It’s here to stay!
Tools used to make this recipe:
And if you’re looking for more quick and easy pressure cooker recipes, try these:
- 6 eggs
- 1/2 cup grated gruyere
- 1/4 cup cottage cheese
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 4 strips cooked bacon, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons minced green onion
1. Put eggs, gruyere, cottage cheese, salt and pepper into a blender and blend for 30 seconds.
2. Spray silicone egg tray that fits into your pressure cooker with nonstick cooking spray and fill each well 3/4 full with egg mixture.
3. Pour 1 cup of water into pressure cooker inner pot and insert trivet. Lower filled egg tray onto trivet. Cover with foil or tray cover. Secure lid and pressure cook on high pressure for 8 minutes, ensuring valve is turned toward sealing.
4. After cooking cycle, let sit another 5 minutes then release remaining pressure.
5. Carefully remove lid and remove cooked egg bites tray.
6. Using a spoon, remove egg bites from tray an invert onto a plate. Top with toppings of choice.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 156 Total Fat: 11g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 205mg Sodium: 398mg Carbohydrates: 1g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 1g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 13g
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