Egg bites with smoked salmon and dill

Egg bites with smoked salmon and dill

What's an egg bite? Please, let us enlighten you! Egg bites are like the custardy inside of a quiche; in this case, they're filled with smoked salmon and dill, but we have other versions, too! They're creamy and fluffy at the same time and great for meal prepping — we keep a stash in the fridge for quick grab 'n' go keto breakfasts. So filling and so good, we can't remember what life was like without them!

Egg bites with smoked salmon and dill

What's an egg bite? Please, let us enlighten you! Egg bites are like the custardy inside of a quiche; in this case, they're filled with smoked salmon and dill, but we have other versions, too! They're creamy and fluffy at the same time and great for meal prepping — we keep a stash in the fridge for quick grab 'n' go keto breakfasts. So filling and so good, we can't remember what life was like without them!
USMetric
6 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 16 16 large egglarge eggs
  • 1½ cups 350 ml whole milk
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 5 oz. 140 g smoked salmon, sliced into strips
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
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Instructions

Instructions are for 6 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C) and line a 13" × 9" (33 x 23 cm) baking dish with parchment paper — the paper should come up the sides of the dish. Place the dish in a deep roasting tin (large enough to comfortably fit the dish you're using for the egg bites). Add hot tap water (not boiling) to the roasting tin until it reaches about 1-inch (2.5 cm) up the outer sides of the baking dish.
  2. Crack the eggs into a large bowl and add the whole milk, salt, and pepper. Mix with an immersion blender until smooth. If using a hand whisk, pour the egg mixture through a sieve after whisking to remove any remaining lumps or egg shells.
  3. Pour the egg mixture into the baking dish lined with parchment paper. Distribute the smoked salmon and dill on top. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour.
  4. Let the egg bites cool slightly, then lift them out of the dish by holding the sides of the parchment paper. Cut into 24 squares (if making 6 servings), which is 4 egg bites per serving.

Tips

Bake them in a muffin tin for individual servings. Brush muffin tin cups with a little bit of melted butter and proceed with the recipe. Bake for 35-40 minutes.

Serving suggestions

Top each egg bite with a dollop of sour cream and chives.

Storage

These egg bites stay fresh for up to 5 days in the fridge in an air-tight container.

Reheating

These are great cold, but if you prefer a warm breakfast, reheat in the microwave for 30 seconds.

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