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17Ingredients
760Calories
75Minutes

Who says muffins have to be sweet? These Salty Muffins certainly prove that savory can be just as tasty as sweet. Delicious hot or cold, these muffins make a great snack when you are on the go, hiking, or are planning a picnic. A hidden pesto and cherry tomato layer runs through the middle of these savory muffins baked over with mozzarella cheese. Suspended throughout the dough are pieces of bacon and sun-dried tomato making each bite a fun surprise.

Ingredients

  • 75 grams butter (melted)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 250 grams white flour
  • 1 package yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 milliliters beer
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 100 grams bacon (sliced into small cubes)
  • 100 grams sun-dried tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons pesto sauce
  • 15 cherry tomatoes (sliced into quarters)
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 100 grams mozzarella cheese (ground)

Directions

  1. Mix the butter with the brown sugar, pepper, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Add the white flour, yeast, eggs, and beer, and mix.
  3. Heat a skillet with a dash vegetable oil at medium flame, add the onion and bacon, and cook while stirring occasionally until the onion looks transparent.
  4. Add the onion, bacon, and sun dried tomatoes to the dough, mix, and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  5. Mix the garlic, vegetable oil, basil, and 2 tablespoons pesto sauce in a small bowl. Add the cherry tomatoes and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  6. Fill the muffin molds halfway with the dough, then spread the cherry tomato mixture on top.
  7. Add the remaining pesto sauce to the dough, then fill the other half of the muffin molds with it.
  8. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top of each muffin and let them sit for 15 minutes.
  9. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  10. Bake the muffins for 20 to 25 minutes.
  11. Remove them from the oven, let them cool off, and serve.
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NutritionView more

760Calories
Sodium68%DV1630mg
Fat66%DV43g
Protein45%DV23g
Carbs24%DV71g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories760Calories from Fat390
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat43g66%
Saturated Fat18g90%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol185mg62%
Sodium1630mg68%
Potassium1260mg36%
Protein23g45%
Calories from Fat390
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate71g24%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars14g28%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Karli M. 25 May 2015
These salty muffins were a hit with my husband’s guy friends. Now, each time they come to watch a game they request them! I tease that they just want more beer but truly, they love popping these into their mouths in front of the TV!