Microwave Egg, Canadian Bacon & Cheese Muffin

  • Cook Time

  • 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

    Average Rating

  • Ingredients
    1 large EGG, beaten
    1 slice Canadian bacon OR thin slice deli ham
    1 Tbsp. shredded cheddar cheese
    salt and pepper, as desired
    1 wheat English muffin, split, toasted

    Yields: 1 serving

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1 recipe

    Calories: 261

    Total fat: 9 g
    Saturated fat: 3 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 2 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 3 g

    Cholesterol: 208 mg
    Sodium: 547 mg
    Carbohydrates: 27 g
    Fiber: 3 g
    Sugar: 1 g
    Protein: 19 g
    Vitamin A: 104 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1 mcg
    Folate: 63 mcg
    Choline: 180 mg
    Calcium: 181 mg
    Iron: 3 mg
    Potassium: 410 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein and choline, and a good source of vitamin A and folate.


  1. LINE the bottom of 8-oz. microwave-safe ramekin or custard cup with Canadian bacon. (If using ham it may be necessary to fold the slice in half.) POUR egg over Canadian bacon.

  2. MICROWAVE on high 30 seconds; STIRMICROWAVE until egg is almost set, 15 to 30 seconds longer. SEASON with salt and pepper if desired.

  3. TOP with cheese. SERVE immediately on English muffin.

Insider Info

  • Don’t overcook. Scrambled eggs will continue to cook and firm up after removed from microwave.
  • Microwave ovens vary. Cook time may need to be adjusted.