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A plate of ham and egg cups topped with diced tomatoes and chives.

Ham and Egg Cups

These ham and egg cups are slices of ham pressed into muffin tins, then filled with cheese and eggs and baked to perfection. Top with tomatoes and herbs for an easy make ahead breakfast option.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 251kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 12 slices ham
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced chives
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 
  • Coat a 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray. 
  • Press a slice of ham into each muffin well.
  • Divide the cheese evenly among the cups.
  • Crack an egg into each cup, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes or until yolks are at desired level of doneness.
  • Right before serving, top with tomatoes and chives.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 358mg | Sodium: 468mg | Potassium: 231mg | Vitamin A: 685IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 2mg