Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast

Bacon and Gruyere Egg Bites

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 36 mins
  • Medium
  • Serves 6

These bacon and gruyere egg bites are an easy and delicious grab and go breakfast!

TIP: Not a meat eater? Sauté your favorite vegetables such as peppers, broccoli, or onions instead of bacon for a meat free option.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy

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  • 5 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • salt
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese, divided
  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley, for garnish


  • Medium Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Egg Mold
  • Step 1

    Select SEAR/SAUTE and set temperature to high. Select START/STOP and let preheat for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add the bacon and cook, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes in, or until the fat is rendered and bacon starts to brown. Transfer the bacon into a paper towel lined plate to drain. Wipe the pot clean of any remaining fat. 

  • Step 3

    In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, salt, and sour cream until well combined. Fold in 3/4 cup of cheese and the bacon. 

  • Step 4

    Spray egg molds or Ninja silicone mold with the cooking spray. Ladle the egg mixture into each mold, filling them halfway. 

  • Step 5

    Pour the water in the pot. Carefully placed the egg molds in the pot. Assemble pressure lid, make sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. 

  • Step 6

    Select PRESSURE and set to LO. Set time to 10 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin. 

  • Step 7

    When pressure cooking is complete, natural release the pressure for 6 minutes, then quick release valve to the VENT position. 

  • Step 8

    Carefully remove the lid. Using mitts or a towel, carefully remove the egg molds. Top with the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese, then place the mold back into the pot. Close the crisping lid.            

  • Step 9

    Select AIR CRISP, set Temp to 490F, and set time to 5 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin. 

  • Step 10

    Once cooking is complete, carefully remove the egg molds and set aside to cool for 5 minutes. Using a spoon, carefully remove the egg bites from the molds. Top with chopped parsley and serve immediately.