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Low-Fat Strawberry Muffins

"Recipes for good low-fat muffins are hard to find, so I was pleased to discover that these treats are moist and scrumptious," says Amanda Denton of Barre, Vermont. "I make them often for brunches or parties...and people always comment on their fresh strawberry flavor."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups coarsely chopped fresh or frozen unsweetened strawberries

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, yogurt, butter and vanilla. Stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in strawberries.
  • Fill muffin cups coated with cooking spray or lined with paper liners two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 15-18 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 each: 173 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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