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Pizza Muffins Recipe

Pizza Muffins Recipe

If you like pizza, here's a muffin recipe that combines many of the ingredients that make pizza taste so good.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided

Directions

  • 1. Drain tomatoes, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, oregano and salt. Combine the egg, butter, tomatoes and reserved juice. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese.
  • 2. Fill greased jumbo muffin cups two-thirds full. Sprinkle with the remaining cheeses. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 280 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 647 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.