Savoury Cheese Muffins

Savoury Cheese Muffins

Muffin tins are usually reserved for sweet treats, but if you don’t have much of a sweet tooth or are looking for a twist on traditional muffins, you can still enjoy them—just make savory ones!

Savoury Cheese Muffins

These savory cheese muffins are fluffy on the inside and crumbly on the outside, filled with creamy mozzarella, salty Parmesan cheese, fresh scallions and earthy dried herbs. With a little prep and simple ingredients, you can whip these up in no time. 

Savoury Cheese Muffins

With two toddlers at home keeping me busy, I’m always looking for quick, easy-to-make meals and snacks that I can prep in advance. Bake a batch or two of these on the weekend and freeze individually for a grab and go snack or a healthy lunchbox option for the kids, or serve at a dinner party as an alternative to bread or rolls, which tend to be heavy and not-so healthy.

Savoury Cheese Muffins

Once you’ve mastered the basics of this recipe, you can modify the ingredients to suit your personal taste. Personalize the recipe by adding a variety of ingredients, such as chopped prosciutto, feta or goat cheese, black or green olives, fresh herbs such as parsley and basil, olive tapenade, diced red or green peppers, capers, the list goes on.

Savoury Cheese Muffins

If you try this recipe (and love it!) be sure to snap a pic and tag me on Instagram with #bitesforfoodies so I can see your creation!

Savoury Cheese Muffins

2015-06-17
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: 3 min
: 12 min

Muffin tins are usually reserved for sweet treats, but if you don’t have much of a sweet tooth or are looking for a twist on traditional muffins, you can still enjoy them—just make savory ones! These savory cheese muffins are fluffy on the inside and crumbly on the outside, filled with creamy mozzarella, salty Parmesan cheese, fresh scallions and …

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Ingredients
    4 large organic eggs
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese + 1/3 cup for garnish, if desired
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 heaping tbs. plain full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbs. milk of choice
  • 2 scallions, finely minced
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbs. herbs de Provence (or dried spice of choice, such as rosemary, thyme, etc)
  • 3/4 tsp. sea salt
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin pan with paper or silicone baking cups.

Whisk the mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, eggs, scallions and milk together in a large bowl. Add the flour, baking powder, herbs de Provence, salt and pepper and mix with a large wooden spoon or spatula until smooth and combined.

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Scoop about 1 heaping tablespoon of the batter into each muffin cup. Garnish with remaining 1/3 cup of mozzarella cheese, if desired.

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Bake for 10-12 minutes until the muffins are puffy and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean but still moist. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.

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Store leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container. These are best served warmed. If storing in the fridge, reheat in the microwave for 10-15 seconds or until warmed and moist.

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