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Muffin Tin Magic Recipes



Posted on June 10, 2013 at 6:57 AM

Muffin Tin Magic Recipes

Mini Spinach Cup - Serves 10

1 big bunch spinach

1/2 cup reduced-fat cottage cheese

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1 shallot, chopped

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1/4 t red pepper flakes

salt and pepper to taste

Add spinach to a food processor until finely chopped. Transfer to bowl and add the rest of the ingredients. Preheat grill to 350 or medium-high. Scoop the mixture into 10 muffin tins and bake for 20 minutes.

Nutrition per serving: 43 calories, 2 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 1 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein, 1 g fiber, 85 mg sodium.


Salmon Pattie Minis - Serves 10

2 cans salmon, sockeye drained

2 eggs, lightly beaten

4 scallions, chopped

1/2 red pepper, finely chopped

1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped

1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped

1/2 cup quick-cooking oats

salt and pepper to taste

In large bowl, add salmon and egg and mix well. Then add scallions, pepper, herbs, oats and mix well. turn grill to 350 or medium-high heat. Scoop the mixture into 10 muffin tins and bake for 20 minutes or until top of pattie browns.

Nutrition per serving: 81 calories, 3.5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 5 g carbohydrates, 7 g protein 1 g fiber, 140 mg sodium.


Yogurt Dill Sauce - Serves 10

1/2 cucumber, chopped

1 T red wine vinegar

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup plain yogurt

1 t minced garlic

2 t lemon juice

1 1/2 t dill

In small bowl add the cucumber, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix. Add the rest of the ingredients, mix and serve over salmon.

Nutrition per 1.5 T: 15 calories, <.5 g fat, 2 g carbohydrates, 1 g protein, 43 mg sodium, <.5 g fiber.