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Mini Greek Pizza Muffins

From: EatingWell

All the flavors of a Greek pizza make these savory muffins bite-size treats for adults and kids alike.

Servings: 2 dozen mini muffins
Prep: 30 mins
Total: 50 mins
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2 tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
2/3 cup  finely chopped onion
2/3 cup  finely chopped red bell pepper
1/3 cup  whole-wheat pastry flour
1/3 cup  all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons  baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons  chopped fresh oregano, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
1 teaspoon  sugar
1/4 teaspoon  garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon  salt
1/3 cup  low-fat milk
1/3 cup  crumbled feta cheese
1   large egg, well beaten
2 tablespoons  tomato paste
2 tablespoons  chopped kalamata olives
1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring often, until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and let cool for 10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a mini-muffin pan with cooking spray.
3. Whisk whole-wheat pastry flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, oregano, sugar, garlic powder and salt in a medium bowl.
4. Stir milk, feta, egg, tomato paste and olives into the onion mixture. Make a well in the dry ingredients; add the wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Fill the prepared muffin cups two-thirds full.
5. Bake the muffins until lightly browned, 13 to 15 minutes. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
MAKE AHEAD TIP: Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days. Serve at room temperature or reheat at 350 degrees F.
Equipment: Mini-muffin pan with 24 (2-tablespoon) muffin cups.
Nutrition Facts
Calories 39, Total Fat 2 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 11 mg, Sodium 106 mg, Carbohydrate 4 g, Protein 1 g, Potassium 36 mg. Exchanges: Starch 0.5,Fat 1.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Comments (13)
oami wrote:

@Keostberg, I think it's quite possible to make it with mozarella. It's the same as choosing a different kind of topping on your pizza.

3/27/2014 12:30:32 PM Report Abuse
yollywright wrote:

can i also eat this for supper will that be ok

9/27/2011 05:57:12 PM Report Abuse
veryshygirl wrote:

This sounds like a great morning snack to take to work with me. Sometimes easting fruit or protein snacks can get a little boring. This sounds like a great way to shake things up a notch. I'm going to freeze some of them and see how they do. Cookies are great at freezing so I don't know why muffins shouldn't be either.

7/8/2011 06:51:06 PM Report Abuse
iluvcheer40231 wrote:

oh and use skim milk..u wont even taste the difference

3/18/2011 10:50:50 AM Report Abuse
iluvcheer40231 wrote:

what a rip..for a mini muffin?! try using fat free feta and use egg whites instead of eggs. you cut tons of fat and calories and u can have a bigger muffin

3/18/2011 10:49:52 AM Report Abuse
gsuarez78245 wrote:

These are ONE POINT on the new Weight Watcher Plan! awesome! :)

3/18/2011 09:55:34 AM Report Abuse
isb_gal30 wrote:

these sound really good. has anybody made them yet?

2/18/2011 08:48:18 PM Report Abuse
villatracey wrote:

Do you think these would freeze well? They sound delicious!

2/17/2011 10:17:32 AM Report Abuse
hockeygal4ever wrote:

The serving size isn't too "obvious". I'm guessing the N.I. is for 1 mini muffin. Sounds yummy but I'm guessing I'd have to freeze these so I'd behave & not eat the batch! LOL BTW.. KEOSTBERG - Feta and mozzarella are no where NEAR the same style or type of cheese so I'd venture to say NO you cannot substitute.

9/23/2010 03:52:39 PM Report Abuse
kareterra113251 wrote:

this sounds awesome. I get so tired of raw vegetables and fruit that doesn't satisfy - this would probably be exactly what i need to make it between meals!

9/23/2010 11:37:34 AM Report Abuse
keostberg wrote:

I don't like feta cheese. Can I replace it with mozzarella cheese?

5/18/2010 10:58:47 AM Report Abuse
amy.downey wrote:

the whole recipe makes 24 (2 dozen), 2-tablespoon size, mini-muffins. So the nutrition information listed is for 1 mini-muffin....at least that's how I understand it.

3/18/2010 05:34:23 PM Report Abuse
jenkirsch_86 wrote:

Sounds good, but what is the serving size for the nutritional info listed?

3/18/2010 11:26:01 AM Report Abuse

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