Comforting zucchini and cheese muffins

Jan 09, 2020
These tasty savoury muffins are the absolute best! Source: Getty.

If you’re looking for a tasty savoury muffin recipe to enjoy throughout the day, you can’t go past this amazing zucchini and cheese version.

With a super simple recipe and a flavour that is to die for, these easy muffins will also last in the fridge in an airtight container for up to three days or they can be frozen for a longer period of time. They’re absolutely perfect for a picnic or as a healthy snack to satisfy your cravings between meals. Yum!


  • 300g plain flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 220mL milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 130g grated zucchini
  • 100g grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 170C. Grease a muffin pan. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine milk, egg and oil. Whisk well. Add wet mixture to dry mixture. Whisk until just combined.
  3. Add zucchini, cheese, onion and thyme. Mix with wooden spoon. Spoon batter into prepared tin. Bake for 30-35 mins until tops are golden and cooked through. Leave to cool in tin for 10 minutes. Serve warm.

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