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Basil, Feta & Roasted Pepper Muffins

“Anything with basil is always a winner. It especially pairs well with the salty feta and sweet peppers in these savory, biscuit-like muffins.” —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    9 muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. In another bowl, combine the egg, buttermilk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the cheese, peppers and basil.
  • Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 375° for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 muffin: 201 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 466mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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