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Spinach Cheese Muffins

 Spinach Cheese Muffins
Muffins are my most favorite thing to bake because they're so fast and versatile. This version makes a great substitute for typical dinner bread and adds a little color to your table.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach or 1/4 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • Additional Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, Parmesan cheese, onions, baking
  • powder and salt. In another bowl, beat the egg, milk and butter.
  • Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in spinach and
  • Swiss cheese.
  • Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full. Sprinkle with additional
  • Parmesan cheese. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until a
  • toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from
  • pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1
  • dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 167 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.