Skinny Broccoli Cheese Muffins

Prep:10 min Cook: 20 min Serve: 6

I- Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped broccoli, lightly cooked, drained and cooled to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp milk
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1-1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions (green onions)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely grated reduced-fat cheese

II- Directions

  1. Position an oven rack in the center of your oven and preheat your oven to 400F degrees.
  2. Line a 6-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, baking powder and salt until well combined.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, olive oil, sugar, and mustard until well blended.
  5. Stir in the broccoli, scallions and 1/4 cup of the cheese.
  6. Add the egg broccoli mixture to the flour mixture and stir until just blended.
  7. Divide the batter equally among the 6 prepared muffin cups.
  8. Sprinkle tops with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  9. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, 18-22 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  11. Transfer the muffins from the pan directly to the wire rack.
  12. Serve warm or cool.

III- Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Muffin

  • 178 Calories;
  • Fat: 8.2g;
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g;
  • Cholesterol: 70mg;
  • Carbs: 20g;
  • Fiber: 1.6g;
  • Sugar: 3g;
  • Protein: 7.1g.

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