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Microwave Egg Cups
Who doesn't love a quick and easy microwave recipe? These egg cups are a perfect way to get in a protein-packed breakfast on a busy weekday morning.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 1
Cuisine Mediterranean, Mediterranean Diet


  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water or milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Optional mix-ins - see variations below


  • Caprese: 2 tablespoons chopped Canadian bacon, few chopped cherry tomatoes, sprinkle of mozzarella; top with 1 tsp pesto after cooking
  • Veggie: 1⁄2 cup chopped spinach, mushrooms, and tomatoes; top with 2 Tbsp avocado after cooking
  • Mexican: 1⁄4 cup black beans, few chopped cherry tomatoes, 1⁄2 cup grated zucchini, 1 Tbsp salsa; top with 1 Tbsp diced avocado and/or a dollop of Greek yogurt


  • Spray a microwave-safe mug with cooking spray.
  • Crack both eggs into the mug and add water or milk. Use a fork to blend, and season with salt and pepper. Stir in ingredients for the desired variation (see below).
  • Place mug in microwave and cook on high for 1 minute.
  • Check the mixture and stir.
  • Microwave for an additional 30 seconds or until set.
  • Cook up to a total of 2 minutes, depending on added ingredients.
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