Sweet Potato, Kale and Feta Muffins

What a hearty way to start your day: warm muffins stuffed with roasted sweet potatoes, baby kale and feta cheese. Make them ahead, heat them up, and save yourself precious minutes in the morning.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2
medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 1/2 cups)
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
eggs
1/3
cup butter, melted
1/2
cup milk
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/8
teaspoon fine sea salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2
cups baby kale or baby spinach, coarsely chopped
3/4
cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2
cup shredded Gruyère cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Toss sweet potatoes with oil. Place in single layer on 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until tender, stirring after 10 minutes. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 3 Spray 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat eggs, melted butter and milk with whisk until well blended. Add flour, brown sugar, baking powder, sea salt and pepper; stir with spoon just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in sweet potatoes, kale and cheeses. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each about three-fourths full.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

Look for baby kale in the salad section of the produce department. If you can't find baby kale, use baby spinach instead.

Sweet potatoes pack a powerful vitamin A punch. What a delicious way to get your vitamins!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.