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Southwest Egg Bites

These Tex-Mex Starbucks inspired egg bites are low carb and keto friendly made right at home in the Instant Pot. Add a bit of tomato, green peppers, and seasonings for the best egg bites in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 110kcal
Author: Amber @ Low Carb Quick


  • cooking spray
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk or almond milk for keto
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cilantro or parsley garnish, optional


  • Add all the ingredients in a large bowl except the fresh parsley, mix well to combine everything. 
  • Lightly grease silicone mold with spray oil and pour the egg mixture evenly into each mold. Place the lid on top.
  • Add the trivet to the basket of the Instant Pot and add 1 cup of water.
  • Place the mold with the egg mixture on top of the trivet. You can add up to 3 silicone molds on top of each other.
  • Close the lid and put the valve on seal. Select manual high pressure, cook for 8 minutes. ( don’t forget that it will take about 20 minutes for the pressure to rise and start cooking). Once the time is up, release the pressure immediately.
  • Open the lid carefully and remove the mold, turn the mold over and press on each molds to remove the egg bites.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro or parsley.


Keep in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Freeze in air-tight zippered bags for up to 3 months.
Customize Your Ingredients
  • bacon
  • onions
  • mushrooms
  • peppers
  • tomato
  • cheese
  • sausage


Serving: 3bites | Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 175mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 486IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg