How to make egg bites in an InstantPot

Written by
Diana Dutcher
on February 1, 2021

These egg bites are similar in texture to sous vide eggs without the need for a sous vide! They are packed with protein, delectably cheesy, and can even hold your favorite veggies. They are light, fluffy, and super satisfying.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes plus 10 minutes to pressurize, 5 minutes NPR
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 7

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 1/2 oz brie or other soft cheese such as Boursin
  • 1/2 cup diced mix-ins such as spinach, cooked bacon or other meat, or raw or cooked vegetables
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • InstantPot or other electric pressure cooker
  • Silicone egg molds (one for a single batch, two for a double batch)
  • Parchment paper or silicone circle

Directions

  1. Blend the eggs and soft cheeses: combine the eggs and cheeses in a blender and mix until smooth; 30 seconds
  2. Add the mix-in ingredients (shredded cheese, meat, vegetables) and stir lightly with a fork; do not blend
  3. Fill the molds evenly; there should be enough batter to fill them approximately 80%.
  4. Prepare the pressure cooker by adding 1 cup of water to the pot and place the egg mold on a trivet or steaming rack in the pot.
  5. Cover the top of the egg mold with a silicone lid or piece of parchment paper to avoid getting condensation divots in the egg bites.
  6. Cook on LOW PRESSURE for 8 minutes for 1-tray (single batch) or 11 minutes for 2-trays (double batch).
  7. Allow for NPR (natural pressure release) for 5 minutes, then finish with a QR (quick release).
  8. Use hot mitts to remove the egg rack from the pressure cooker and let cool for 2 minutes before removing the eggs from the mold.
  9. Serve warm or place in airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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Need some more ideas for game-day appetizers? Check out these jalapeño poppers and pizza bites.

Written By
Diana Dutcher

I am an educator and entrepreneur who is passionate about non-toxic living. I get to be with my five kiddos (8, 6-year old twins, and 3-year old twins) in the mornings and teach in the afternoons or evenings. It’s a beautiful abundant life 💖

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