Spinach and goat’s cheese muffins 28



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These muffins are great to make and even better to eat. It’s hard to find a great savoury muffin recipe sometimes but this one is a real winner. It’s an awesome grab and go food for those mornings where rushing is inevitable.



Makes 16 muffins

  • 70g cheddar
  • 40g parmesan
  • 150g baby spinach
  • 250ml milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 70ml olive oil
  • 450g flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 150g goat’s cheese
  • Handful of sesame and pumpkin seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Grate cheddar cheese, finely chop half of the spinach and roughly chop the other half.
  3. Pour milk and olive oil into a bowl and add eggs; whisk together. Fold through the flour, baking powder, parmesan, cheddar, spinach and a pinch of salt.
  4. Line two muffin tins with paper cases and half-fill with batter. Crumble the goat cheese on top and then spoon remaining batter (make sure the goat cheese is totally covered).
  5. Sprinkle with seeds and bake for 20 minutes or until golden.


Tell us, will you try making these savoury muffins? 

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  1. These sound like me, might make them for guests on the weekend, just writing spinach and goats cheese oon the shopping list. Of course I’ll also have to make sweet ones for Himself.

  2. I make similar but use mixed frozen veg (cooked) finely diced onion, tinned salmon and sweet chilli sauce.

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