Sausage, Egg and Cheese Muffins

Enjoy all of your favorite breakfast ingredients in one muffin with this recipe for Sausage, Egg and Cheese Muffins made with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa

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Sausage, Egg and Cheese Muffins

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 20 mins
SERVES 16 muffins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 35 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups prepared baking mix
  • 1 package (9.6 oz) cooked turkey sausage crumbles
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 whole eggs, lightly beaten
  • maple syrup (optional)



If you’re anything like us, breakfast is one of your favorite meals. And if that’s the case, we’ve got a simple and tasty recipe you’re sure to love. Try these Sausage, Egg and Cheese Muffins made with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, ground turkey sausage, eggs and melty cheddar and get your day started the right way. You’ll love these tasty little muffins so much, you’ll find yourself making them time and time again.

Keep this recipe’s simple list of ingredients on hand and never settle for a plain, boring breakfast again. Whether you’ve got time to take things slow on a Saturday morning, or you’re in a hurry to catch the train to work, this quick and easy recipe will have you well-fed and out the door (or onto your next Saturday morning activity) in no time. All this recipe takes is 4 simple steps: cooking the quinoa, mixing the cooked quinoa with the rest of the ingredients, pouring the mixture into a muffin pan and baking in the oven for about 20 minutes. Just like that, you’ll have a warm, filling and energizing breakfast any day of the week!

This recipe is also a great meal-prep idea for when you want to plan out your week. Check out more great ideas for lunch and dinner like this vegan meatloaf in our meal-prep guide.

  • Enjoy a complete breakfast any morning with these quick and easy Sausage, Egg and Cheese Muffins made with quinoa to help you power through your day.

  • Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 16 muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.

    Step 2

  • Combine quinoa, baking mix, sausage and cheese in a large bowl. Stir in milk and eggs and blend well.

    Step 3

  • Divide batter among prepared muffin cups, filling 3/4 of the way full.

    Step 4

  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.

    Step 5

  • Serve warm with maple syrup, if using.

    Recipe Tips

  • No baking mix? No problem! Substitute 2 cups all-purpose flour mixed with 1/4 cup butter, 1 tablespoon baking powder and a pinch of salt.

    For bite-sized muffins use 4 mini muffin tins and decrease cook time to 10-12 minutes