It’s Not All Mary Poppins

Vegetable Muffins

Preheat oven to 375F.

Ingredients:
3 – 4 cups of medium diced vegetables
(May include mushroom, zucchini, onion, peppers, eggplant, sundried tomatoes, corn, carrots, cauliflower, broccoli … If using onions and/or mushrooms, sautee till soft first. If using hard vegetables like carrot, either grate, or use cooked leftovers.)

1 clove garlic
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 to 1/2 cup grated cheese

6 eggs
1/2 cup milk

1. Prep vegetables as needed, then mix all together in bowl.

2. Fill regular sized, greased muffin tin 2/3 full of vegetable mix.

3. Whisk eggs and milk together in small bowl or large measuring cup. Pour over vegetables.

4. Top with grated cheese.

Bake for ~25 minutes, till brown at edges. Will firm up as they cool, so best not eaten straight from the oven.

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October 29, 2012 - Posted by | food | , , , ,

6 Comments »

  1. […] Tuesday: Vegetable muffins […]

    Pingback by Menu Monday « It’s Not All Mary Poppins | October 29, 2012 | Reply

  2. Ooh, I love this – what a great make-ahead for breakfast!

    Yup. They’re also perfectly yummy at room temperature, so they’re good in lunch boxes.

    Comment by Hannah | October 29, 2012 | Reply

  3. Looks yummy! Aside from onions or mushrooms, you don’t cook them first? (e.g. cauliflower, etc). I also love that it’s low-carb.

    No, no prior cooking needed. I guess they’re cut in small enough bits that being baked in the milk-egg mix for 25 minutes is sufficient to cook them through. The inspiring recipe had a more specific list of veggies, and didn’t include mushrooms or onions, but as far as I’m concerned, mushrooms and onions are pretty nearly always a Good Idea!! You do need to cook the onions to cut down their bite, but I just like the texture of fried mushrooms better. I’m betting you don’t really need to pre-cook them.

    Comment by lynn | October 29, 2012 | Reply

  4. A more apt name might be mini veggie frittatas. Onions can be microwaved to take off the bite and soften them. Put a tad of oil or water on them and cover them. This sounds simple and good.

    True enough. They’re ‘muffins’ only insofar as they are muffin-shaped. But simple and good? Yes, indeed!

    Comment by My Kids Mom | October 30, 2012 | Reply

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