Spinach Feta Muffins

Breakfast, lunch, or as an afternoon snack – these are great!

We all try to steer ourselves and our kids away from too much of the sweet stuff, but to be successful, we have to find an alternative with high flavor-appeal. Let us tell you — these savory muffins deliver! Packed with spinach and cubes of feta cheese, these flavor-rich muffins treat your taste buds to a yummy spanakopita-like experience.

We also love that you can whip up these tasty morsels in under an hour. Serve the muffins hot and fresh from the oven, or pack them in lunchboxes to delight the kids with nutritious deliciousness.

Spinach and Feta Muffins

Serves 12; 50 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound frozen spinach, thawed
  • 1/2 pound feta cheese (fat-reduced, if desired)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
Preparation
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper baking cups.
  3. Cut the feta into small cubes.
  4. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl.
  5. Combine the spinach, beaten eggs, olive oil and milk in a separate bowl.
  6. Add the dry mixture to the spinach mixture; do not overmix. Fold in the feta.
  7. Divide the mixture evenly in the muffin cups. Bake for about 20 minutes.

Recipe adapted from Food.com