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Dilly Yeast Muffins Recipe

Diane Armstrong snips fresh dill from her herb garden in Elm Grove, Wisconsin to add savory flavor to her light and golden no-knead muffins.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + rising Bake: 20 min. YIELD:17 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 2% cottage cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Heat the cottage cheese to 110° to 115° add to yeast mixture. Add the egg, butter, onion, dill, sugar, salt, baking soda and 1 cup flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in remaining flour (do not knead).
  • 2. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • 3. Stir batter down. Fill muffin cups coated with cooking spray half full. Cover and let rise until batter reaches top of cups, about 30 minutes.
  • 4. Bake at 350° for 20-22 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 17 muffins.

Nutritional Facts

One muffin equals 88 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 222 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.