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Broccoli Muffins

Because my family loves muffins, I'm always on the lookout for new variations. When I tried these nutritional muffins the first time, they were really a hit and became a favorite addition to our big family meals.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen


  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli, blanched
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, mix milk, oil and egg; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in broccoli and cheese.
  • Spoon into greased or paper-lined muffin cups. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 181 calories, 8g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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  • malki201
    Dec 31, 2013

    very good muffins, loved tham on the firest bite

  • wynne50
    May 22, 2008

    no flavor except a hint of sweet? Very nice texture and appearance so I'll try them again with the addition of some cayenne, mustard and perhaps ground pepper.