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Savoury Muffins

These light and tasty savoury muffins are great for the lunchbox.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: savoury muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 181kcal


  • 12-hole standard muffin pan


  • 2 cups SR flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup grated cheese (50 grams)
  • 1 small capsicum, chopped (red or green, or half of each)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 bacon rashers, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 90 grams butter, melted
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 pinches dried oregano (optional)


  • Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  • Grease standard muffin tins (12-hole).
  • Heat oil gently in a fry pan and cook chopped bacon and onion. Set aside.
  • Sift flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Stir in bacon and onion, cheese and capsicum and mix in well.
  • Add egg, milk, butter and salt and pepper (to taste) and mix until just combined.
  • Spoon mixture into muffin pan. Sprinkle tops with a little dried oregano if desired.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a light golden colour.
  • Allow muffins to cool before removing from pan.


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 499IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1mg