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Lemon-Thyme Muffins

  • Author: Ana Frias
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 22 mins
  • Total Time: 37 minutes
  • Yield: 6 muffins 1x
  • Category: Side dishes
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Enjoy these simple & savory Lemon-Thyme Muffins any time of year. They are delicious on their own but pair perfectly with any saucy & hearty recipe.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp. baking soda (measure with your 1/4 teaspoon and only fill half of it)
  • 6 tablespoons cup shredded Gruyere or Jarlsberg cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • Soft butter for serving (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 6 cup muffin pan with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, thyme, zest, baking powder, salt, pepper, and baking soda. Stir in the cheese and mix well.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, mix the greek yogurt or sour cream, olive oil and 2 eggs.
  4. Add it to the flour mixture and stir just until combined well.
  5. Scoop batter into muffin cups about 3/4 quarters full.
  6. Bake muffins until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. About 22 to 25 minutes. Cool in pan then transfer to a rack to cool completely.
  7. Serve with soft butter.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 226
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 302 mg
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 45 mg

Keywords: lemon muffins, easy bake, thyme muffins, olive oil, savory muffins, Greek yogurt, baking for two

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