Savory Olive Muffins with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta Cheese

Savory Olive Muffins with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta Cheese

Savory biscuits and muffins are an ideal solution for filling out a meal to share with friends. I served these flavorful olive muffins with sun-dried tomatoes and ricotta and Cheddar cheese with spicy green lentils and yellow plit peas for a most satisfying meal.

Savory Olive Muffins with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta Cheese

Savory Olive Muffins with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta CheeseSavory Olive Muffins with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta Cheese
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Published on February 13, 2009

Moist savory dinner muffins loaded with olives, sun-dried tomatoes and cheese

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Ingredients:
  • 6 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated extra-old Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/3 cup black olives, pitted and chopped
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups yogurt
Instructions:
  • Soak the sun-dried tomatoes in 1 cup of hot water for 20 minutes. Drain, reserving the soaking water, and chop into small pieces. Set the water and chopped tomatoes aside.

  • Grease a 12 cup muffin tin and preheat an oven to 375°.

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, Italian seasoning, salt, red chili flakes, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, grated Cheddar cheese, ricotta cheese, olives and olive oil.

  • In a small bowl, combine the yogurt and 1/2 cup of the reserved sun-dried tomato soaking water.

  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the yogurt mixture. Stir until just combined.

  • Spoon the batter evenly into the prepared muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes or until the muffins are nicely browned. Cool for a few minutes in the tin and then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Serve warm.

Makes 12 muffins

Savory Olive Muffins with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta Cheese

More savory muffin recipes:
Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Muffins
Savory Dill Ricotta Muffins
Cornmeal Muffins

7 comments:

Cynthia said...

Savoury? Count me in.

Siri said...

Yummy looking muffins Lisa..:))

Siri

Soma said...

Yummy muffins!! I love sundried tomatoes...

Ivy said...

I have all the ingredients at home to make these. I can smell them and taste them mmmmmmmmmmm

Sophie said...

I would love to have these with an Italian dish, they put garlic bread to shame.

TBC said...

That sounds like a wonderful combination- ricotta cheese and sun-dried tomatoes! A couple of these along with some hot soup would be a pefect meal.

Kevin said...

These savoury muffins sound great!