Black Eyed Muffins Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Margarine4 Teaspoon (1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon)
 Diced onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Diced celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Diced carrot1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Canned black eyed peas10 Ounce, rinsed and drained
 Seasoned dried bread crumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Eggs2 , slightly beaten
 Monterey jack cheese1 Ounce, shredded
 Hot sauce4 Drop
 Salt1 Dash
 Pepper1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 140 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.7%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75.6 mg

Sodium 361.5 mg15.1%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.9%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 7 g13.9%

Vitamin A 45.7% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350° F.

MAKING
2) In a small nonstick skillet, heat margarine.
3) Once melted, add vegetables and garlic.
4) Over high heat, saute for 2 minutes, or until the vegetables are soft. Stir constantly while cooking.
5) To a medium mixing bowl, transfer the cooked vegetables.
6) To the bowl, add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
7) Now, with nonstick cooking spray, grease eight 2 1/2-inch diameter muffin pan cups. Into each cup, spoon 1/8 of batter each.
8) Now, with water, partially fill the remaining cups to avoid burning the pan and/or warping.
9) Place in the middle of the center oven rack and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.
10) Now, from the oven, remove the pan. The water in the pan will be very hot now.
11) Now, gently drain off the water.

FINALIZING
12) Let the muffins cool in the same pan for 5 minutes.
13) After 5 minutes, remove muffins from the pan and keep on a wire rack to cool.

SERVING
14) The Black Eyed Muffin is a perfect and healthy variation from the usual snacks. Serve it immediately along with your favorite drink.
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