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Basil-Red Pepper Muffins

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12

An eye-catching quick bread featuring Mediterranean flavors. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
egg whites or 1/4 cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup chopped red bell pepper
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400ºF. Spray 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray, or line with paper baking cups.
  • 2
    Beat milk, oil and egg whites in large bowl with fork. Stir in remaining ingreidents just until flour is moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3
    Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from pan to wire rack. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Accompanying these muffins with tapenade—a Mediterranean olive spread—instead of butter makes these muffins even more of a treat!
  • Stirring muffin batter gently—just until dry ingredients are moistened—results in perfectly shaped muffins.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
145
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
240 mg
Potassium
90 mg
Total Carbohydrate
19 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
4 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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