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Sous Vide Egg Bites Recipe (Starbucks Copycat)

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Get ahead of breakfast time with this make ahead, Instant Pot Egg Bites recipe. Make these in your electric pressure cooker and you’ll save time AND money!

Let me start by saying I LOVE Starbucks sous vide egg bites. The coffee shop variety are technically cooked by a technique called sous vide.

Fancy, right?

Well, in plain speak, this means they’re gently cooked in a vacuum sealed plastic bag until they’re cooked.

But here’s the good news…If you have an Instant Pot and a silicone mold, you can achieve the same type of creamy, fluffy egg bites!

Here’s how I make my egg bites in the Instant Pot.

Crack six eggs into your blender. Can you mix the eggs by hand? Go for it if you don’t have a blender. Or, if you don’t want to dirty another dish. It’s okay, I get that!

The blender does incorporate a bit of air which helps to keep the eggs fluffy, plus it makes sure everything is super well blended together and you’ll have a nice, yellow consistency throughout.

Add a handful of shredded cheese – about half a cup to the eggs and blend until mixed.

Stir in cooked bacon, or leave it out. Your choice. Add salt & pepper.

Grease your silicone molds with some nonstick cooking spray.

Then, pour about a cup of water into your Instant Pot.

Pour the egg mixture into a silicone egg mold and add the top.

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Set the manual pressure for 8 minutes, then let it NPR (naturally release the pressure for a few minutes). Release the remaining pressure by turning the valve to vent.

The eggs will puff up slightly after cooking but no worries, they’ll settle down after they start to cool slightly.

Remove them from the pan while still warm or they tend to stick.

What are the ingredients in Starbucks egg bites?

It depends which type you purchase. Starbucks Bacon & Gruyere egg bites contain cottage cheese, eggs, , Monterey Jack Cheese, unsalted butter, gruyere cheese, uncured bacon, rice starch, hot sauce and salt in the recipe.

My recipe doesn’t contain cottage cheese but you could incorporate it if you’d like.

How do you reheat sous vide egg bites?

It’s super easy to reheat these egg bites. Simply store in the refrigerator up to 7 days. Reheat in the microwave for 30 seconds or until warm. (Actual time varies based on your microwave.)

Are sous vide egg bites healthy?

Yes, this egg bites recipe is healthy! They’re also gluten free and a low-carb breakfast option. You can add veggies and make them in a variety of ways.

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The recipe I included below for Instant Pot egg bites has bacon and cheese, but the options here are limitless. Think about additional ingredients like

  • Spinach + Feta
  • Roasted Red Peppers
  • Diced green chilis + pepper-jack cheese

Other recipes you’ll love these other simple egg and breakfast recipes….

and if you’re just getting started with your Instant Pot be sure to check out my Instant Pot video and tips for beginners!

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Instant Pot Egg Bites

Get ahead of breakfast time with these make ahead, Instant Pot Egg Bites. Make these in your electric pressure cooker and you’ll save time AND money!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: egg bites, eggs, instant pot, starbucks copycat
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 261kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 3 slices cooked, chopped bacon
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup water (for bottom of Instant Pot)

Instructions

  • Pour water in the bottom of your Instant Pot. Add the metal trivet that came with your pot.
  • In a blender combine eggs and cheese. Blend until thoroughly mixed. Add salt & pepper.
  • Spray the inside of the silicone mold with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Pour into molds; add chopped bacon. Cover tightly with mold covers or foil.
  • Add IP lid, set to seal and set on manual pressure for 8 minutes.
  • Once cooked, allow to natural pressure release (NPR) for another 5 minutes, then vent. Remove from molds and cool slightly before enjoying.

Notes

These can be made ahead of time, refrigerated and reheated in the microwave. Instant Pot Egg Bites can also be made and frozen. 
Store in the fridge for 5-7 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 261kcal
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