Vegetable (savoury) muffins are such a great thing to know how to cook. You can eat them for breakfast, for a healthy snack, for lunch on the go or enjoy them for dinner with a side salad.
They are the ideal way to get your 5-a-day without feeling like you’re forcing yourself to eat your veggies.
What’s more, they are great for fussy eaters or kids who don’t like munching through big piles of vegetables. They also make a nice change from sandwiches for lunch boxes.
One of the best combinations for savoury muffins is vegetables and feta cheese.
We have put together this list of 10 of the best savoury muffins with vegetables and feta cheese so that you can whip them up in your own kitchen at home.
Keep reading to find your ideal recipe.
Opening our look at savoury vegetable feta muffin recipes we have a bake full of sun-kissed ingredients. If you have a craving for vibrant Mediterranean flavours, then these savoury muffins are just what you need.
They are really quick and easy to make so they are perfect for last minute guests or a fast lunch.
You can store them for up to 4 days in an airtight container so you could make up a batch and eat them throughout the week.
This recipe uses spring onions, olives, sun dried tomatoes, roasted peppers and feta cheese which is the perfect combination of Mediterranean flavors.
You can also use the muffin recipe as a base and fill them with whatever you want or whatever needs using up in your fridge. We love adding wahever roast veggies are leftover from Sunday lunch.
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These savoury muffins are healthy and delicious. The spinach is high in iron, the tomatoes are high in Vitamin C and the feta cheese contains protein and fats.
Combined with the carbohydrates and fibre of the mixture and more protein from the eggs, these muffins create a balanced and fulfilling meal.
They are also colourfully specked with red white and green which makes them look very appetising piled up on a plate.
Try to use a good quality feta that will keep its shape whilst cooking, otherwise it will crumble into the mixture and get lost.
The fresh parsley brings out the flavours of the other ingredients and really lifts the dish.
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These muffins are really simple, but they hit the spot every time. With salty feta cheese and strong parmesan, they have a deliciously cheesy flavour that will make you want to keep coming back for more.
The egg mixture is loaded with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes along with the cheese, and flavoured with fresh dill. It takes just 20 minutes to bake these muffins, so you can have them ready in no time.
If you are about to head out for a picnic then you can whip them up quickly and wrap them in foil, and you can enjoy them while they are still warm.
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These fantastic muffins are inspired by Greek flavours with extra virgin olive oil and marinated red peppers called piperies florinis from Macedonia.
Baby spinach is best as it is softer and smaller, but you can also use normal spinach if you cut it finely. Try and find authentic Greek feta if you can, and make sure that you don’t cut the chunks too small.
The muffins are seasoned with paprika to give them an exciting depth of flavour. They make a lovely breakfast or you could serve them for dinner with a nice big salad.
You could also serve them as part of a Greek Meze style meal with olives, pitta bread with hummus and other tasty nibbles.
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Next on our run-through of savoury vegetable feta muffin recipes, we have a winner for reluctant veggie eaters.
If you want to get your kids eating more vegetables then try making these zucchini and feta savoury muffins. Just pop them in their lunchbox or offer them as an after school snack.
Adding grated zucchini into the muffins and provides a lovely flavour, without being too overpowering.
The cumin seeds give a deep and earthy flavour that really complements the vegetables. Then this is balanced by the salty feta, which makes these muffins feel like a real treat.
There is buttermilk in the mixture which makes the muffins creamy and filling, but also keeps them nice and light.
It takes around 15 minutes to prepare the muffins and 20 minutes to cook them, so the whole batch is ready in just 35 minutes.
These savoury muffins are based on the Greek dish Spanakopita. This a much-loved savoury pie made with filo pastry, spinach and feta cheese.
The flavour of these muffins is very similar but without the pastry. Therefore, making them a healthier alternative that is much easier to make.
You can use any leafy green vegetables you fancy – spinach, kale, baby chard – whatever you have to hand.
Leeks and spring onions are used to enhance the savoury flavours and make these muffins even more delicious. The feta cheese is salty and crumbly and complemented by the milk in the muffin mixture.
Try to use fresh herbs if you can. If you do, the parsley, dill and mint will really bring out the taste of the other ingredients and create a much more complex flavour on your palate.
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It’s another spin on the taste of the Med in our next entry in our savoury vegetable feta muffin recipes.
Sun-dried tomatoes taste like summer. They are rich and sweet, which contrasts perfectly with the salty feta cheese and earthy black olives.
Three simple ingredients – tomatoes, olives and cheese – will make you feel like you are on a European holiday with each mouthful.
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The fresh basil leaves complement the tomatoes and bring the other flavours together. Finally, the whisked eggs make the muffins nice and light.
These muffins make the perfect picnic item, or a delicious lunch on the go.
It only takes 50 minutes from start to finish including the cooling time, and the recipe is very straightforward to follow.
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These muffins are made with wholemeal flour and spelt flour to make them high in fibre keeping you fuller for longer.
Beating the eggs and adding milk keeps the mixture light and fluffy. It also counter-balances the density of the flour.
You can use whatever vegetables you fancy, but the recipe recommends onions and a trio of peppers. Make sure that the vegetables are chopped nice and small so they spread nicely throughout the mixture.
Plenty of feta cheese is used to give the muffins a nice salty flavour which adds to the savoury element.
First you saute the vegetables in a pan.
Mix the dry ingredients together and then wet ingredients together (separately), and then combine them in a bowl with the vegetables and cheese. If the mixture looks too dry at this point you can add more milk.
Spoon the mixture into muffin cases and bake for 20 minutes. If you want to add a crunchy texture you can top the muffins with seeds, such as pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds.
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These tasty vegetarian savoury muffins will blow you away with their delicious mediterranean flavours.
They are packed with plenty of olives, peppers and sun dried tomatoes, and seasoned with fresh garlic, salt and pepper. Milk and sour cream are used in the muffin mixture to make it light and creamy.
The feta cheese is salty and crumbly whilst the cheddar cheese melts into the mixture and forms oozing strings of cheese as you pull the muffins apart.
You can enjoy them warm out of the oven, or let them cool and take them on the go for an easy lunch. They will keep for several days in an airtight container so you can make up a nice big batch.
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We’re closing out look at savoury vegetable feta muffin recipes with a particularly pretty inclusion.
These savoury muffins are easy to make but they feel like a real culinary treat. They are loaded with leafy green spinach, salty feta cheese, cracked black pepper and chunks of soft pumpkin.
You can also use butternut squash or a different winter vegetable if you prefer. The muffin mixture is flavoured with mustard to give it a punchy kick and an extra savoury taste.
Seeds are used to add a lovely, crunchy texture – you can use pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds. Pine nuts would also work really well, especially if you lightly toast them first.
Each bite is packed with tasty ingredients that come together to create a perfectly balanced mouthful.
They also look amazing, so if you pile them up onto a nice plate and serve them to your guests they will certainly be impressed.
Savoury muffins are easy to make and they taste amazing. There are so many different options for fillings so you will never get bored of them.
Once you have mastered these recipes you can try experimenting with your own, switching out some of the ingredients and finding out which flavour combinations you like best.
Whether you are making a large batch for you to eat throughout the week or you have a big family to feed, you will get no complaints about these delicious savoury muffins.
They are healthy and filling and taste fantastic.
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