Recipe for Mega Lunch Muffin

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

25 minutes
This muffin contains vegetables, potatoes, cheese and fresh herbs for a lunch that will really fill you up. Great for active kids who need a lot of energy during the day.

Ingredients(6 muffins)

BOWL 1

  • 1 medium baby marrow, unpeeled and grated
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 250 ml cold, leftover mashed potato or butternut
  • 30 ml FRESHLINE parsley or basil, chopped
  • 125 ml SPAR plain double cream yoghurt
  • 2 large SPAR eggs
  • 30 ml SPAR sunflower oil

BOWL 2

  • 250 ml whole wheat flour
  • 250 ml SPAR cake flour
  • 10 ml salt
  • 125 ml oat bran
  • 20 ml baking powder
  • 40 g SPAR cheddar cheese, grated (80 ml)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 190ºC with oven shelf in centre position. Grease a SPAR GOOD LIVING 6-Cup non-stick Giant muffin pan.
  2. Mix the ingredients for Bowl 1 and Bowl 2 separately. Pour Bowl 2 ingredients into Bowl 1 and mix gently with a wooden spoon to combine.
  3. Spoon into the prepared muffin pan and bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.

Hints and Tips

Freeze these muffins individually in SPAR GOOD LIVING food storage containers, and take like this to the office. By lunchtime they are thawed, ready for a 20 second reheating in the office microwave oven.

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