Thursday, 8 January 2015

Healthy Mini Greek Pizza Muffins


healthy, 
savoury,
muffins.

that just so happen to also taste like pizza.
xo.





healthy mini greek pizza muffins

ingredients:
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2/3 cup finely chopped red onion
2/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1 clove garlic minced
1/3 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/3 cup milk
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons kalamata olives, chopped

method:
heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring often, until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes.  add in garlic during last 30 seconds.  transfer to a large bowl and let cool for 10 minutes.
meanwhile, preheat oven to 400F.  coat a mini muffin pan with cooking spray.
whisk together whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, baking powder, oregano and sugar in a medium bowl.
stir milk, feta, egg, tomato paste and olives into the onion mixture.   make a well in the dry ingredients; add the wet ingredients and stir until just combined.  fill the prepared muffin cups two-thirds full.
bake the muffins until lightly browned, 13 to 15 minutes.  cool in the pan for 5 minutes before turning  out onto a wire rack.  serve warm or at room temperature.

yields: 24 mini muffins.
store in air-tight container at room temperature for 2 days or freeze.





















adapted from eatingwell.com


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