Recipe:

Sun-dried Tomato, Spinach & Olive Muffins

Sun-dried Tomato, Spinach & Olive Muffins recipe
low fat

These savoury muffins are a delicious way to sneak some veggies into your routine. If you're keen on a bit of Sunday meal prep, they make a nice grab-n-go style breakfast for those busy mornings through the week.

Preparation time Prep: 20 mins
cook time cook: 25 mins
makes:
12
Skill level Totally Doable

You will need:

  • 80 ml (⅓ cup) olive oil
  • ½ cup almond milk or other plant milk
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 80 g frozen spinach, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 15 green olives, pitted and halved
  • 35 g (¼ cup) sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 150 g (1 cup) plain flour
  • 100 g (¾ cup) wholemeal flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
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Photography: Chris Middleton
Stylist: Deb Kaloper

Directions:

  • 1Preheat oven to 180°C and lightly coat muffin tin with olive oil spray. Set aside.
  • 2Place a large saucepan over high heat. Pour in 2 tablespoons of olive oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add onion, carrot, spinach, and oregano, stirring for a minute before reducing heat to medium.
  • 3Add olives and sun-dried tomatoes. Cook for a further 5-6 minutes or until the onion has softened. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • 4In a large bowl mix plain flour, wholemeal flour, baking powder and salt.
  • 5In another bowl, whisk ¼ cup water with vinegar and remaining oil. Pour liquid mixture into dry and mix to combine. Finally, add the cooked veggies and gently combine.
  • 6Transfer into muffin tin and bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden. Serve warm or cold.
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