A moist, cheesy muffin studded with sweet red pepper and green onions is so satisfying during the winter months. I recommend making a double batch because these disappear in a flash! —Maria Morelli, Kelowna, British Columbia
Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, Italian seasoning, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, whisk egg, buttermilk, oil and garlic until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in cheddar cheese, onions, pepper and sun-dried tomatoes.
Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.