Super green muffins

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Serves: 12 (approximately 85g each)

Category: Muffins


  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 100g lean ham, finely chopped (omit the ham for a Green menu option)
  • 1½ cups packed baby spinach, finely chopped
  • 1 cup white self-raising flour
  • 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
  • ½ cup frozen baby peas
  • ⅓ cup fresh chopped herbs or 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs
  • 200g broccoli, trimmed, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ⅔ cup reduced fat milk
  • ½ cup plain reduced fat Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked
  • 1 small zucchini, grated, squeezed of excess liquid



  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Line a 12-hole (⅓ cup capacity) muffin pan with paper cases
  2. Combine spring onions, ham, spinach, flours, peas, herbs and broccoli in a large bowl. Make a well in centre
  3. Whisk oil, milk, yoghurt and egg in a jug, pour into mixture, add zucchini, stir until just combined (some lumps are okay)
  4. Divide mixture among cases
  5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until just browning and firm to touch. Stand for 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.


Nutrition information panel

Nutrient Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 445kJ 516kJ
Protein 5.7g 6.7g
Total fat 1.9g 2.2g
Saturated fat 0.8g 1.0g
Carbohydrate 14.2g 16.5g
Sugars 1.8g 2.1g
Dietary Fibre 3.6g 4.2g
Sodium 229mg 266mg

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