Looking for a new idea for lunch? We love these Southwest Quiche Muffins. Easily meal-prepped for the week and ready in just about 30 minutes.

Southwest Quiche Muffins Bento Box

These Southwest quiche muffins are a great meal prep recipe packed full of protein and veggies. Make a batch for easy breakfasts all week, or these fun breakfast theme bento boxes!

Quiche muffins are one of those go-to recipes in my house. The formula is simple – eggs + milk + mix-ins. Bake in a muffin tin and pop into the fridge to enjoy all week.

For packing, we used the Large Trio Bento Box from LunchBots. We love that it has plenty of space for a few muffins and two nutritious sides.

Southwest Quiche Muffins

This recipe calls for a Southwest combo of black beans, tomatoes, onions and cheese, and can be topped with fresh salsa, guacamole or avocado. We pack a mini guacamole serving and use a dip container for salsa.

To freeze:

Let completely cool or chill in the refrigerator before freezing. Transfer to a freezer-safe Ziplock bag or container and freeze up to 1 month.

To reheat:

  • Microwave: Wrap in paper towel and microwave 30-60 seconds.
  • Oven: Reheat in 325F preheated oven 10-15 minutes.
How to make Southwest Quiche Muffins

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FAQs About Our Southwest Quiche Muffins Bento Box

Q: What are Southwest Quiche Muffins?
A: Southwest Quiche Muffins are a protein-packed, meal-prep friendly recipe featuring eggs, black beans, tomatoes, onions, and cheese, baked in a muffin tin.

Q: How long do these Southwest Quiche Muffins last?
A: You can store the muffins in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or freeze them for up to 1 month.

Q: Can I customize the vegetables in the Southwest Quiche Muffins?
A: Yes, feel free to add or substitute your favorite veggies like bell peppers, spinach, or mushrooms.

Q: How do I reheat the Southwest Quiche Muffins?
A: To reheat, wrap a muffin in a paper towel and microwave for 30-60 seconds, or place in a preheated 325°F oven for 10-15 minutes.

Alright, let’s get cooking! You are going to love how easy these are to make and use all week long.

Southwest Quiche Muffins Bento Box

Amanda Keefer
These Southwest quiche muffins are a great meal prep recipe packed full of protein and veggies. Make a batch for easy breakfasts all week, or these fun breakfast theme bento boxes!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Lunchbox Ideas
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 131 kcal


  • 8 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¾ cup black beans drained, rinsed
  • ½ cup chopped Nature Fresh Farms Tomz tomatoes
  • cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ small RealSweet® sweet onion chopped
  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup granola
  • ½ kiwi chopped
  • 1 Bee Sweet Citrus mandarin peeled, segmented


  • Preheat oven to 325F.
  • Whisk eggs and milk in large bowl.
  • Coat 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray or use silicone muffin liners. Evenly divide beans, tomatoes, cheese and onion among cups. Pour eggs over top.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes, or until eggs are set and lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and let cool in pan 2-3 minutes. Use knife to loosen edges and remove. 
  • Assemble bento box with 2 quiche muffins, a kiwi parfait with yogurt, kiwi and granola, and mandarin.


Calories: 131kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 9gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 114mgSodium: 72mgPotassium: 299mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 313IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 74mgIron: 1mg
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