Tomato and Pesto Mini Muffin Towers

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9Ingredients
90Calories
55Minutes

This is often the case when the kids get out of a long day of school and on the hunt for something to eat. This Tomato and Pesto Mini Muffin Towers recipe is the perfect ticket to keep your kids eating healthy but giving them the flavor they are looking for. Let us know about your experience cooking this Tomato and Pesto Mini Muffin Towers recipe in the comments below. You can also give this recipe a star rating.

Ingredients

  • 150 grams flour
  • 10 grams baking powder
  • salt
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 100 milliliters milk
  • 90 grams pesto
  • tomato sauce
  • parmesan cheese (grated)
  • mozzarella cheese (grated)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt.
  3. In another bowl, add the egg, milk, and pesto. Mix well.
  4. Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full and bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Switch the oven broiler on high.
  7. All the muffins to cool, cut each muffin into 3 layers. Add the sliced muffin pieces to a baking sheet.
  8. Broil the muffin pieces for 2 minutes. Remove and allow to cool.
  9. Place one layer on a plate and spread with tomato sauce, a slice of mozzarella cheese and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.
  10. Repeat for the next two layers. Add a little more tomato sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  11. Serve warm.
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NutritionView more

90Calories
Sodium12%DV280mg
Fat2%DV1.5g
Protein8%DV4g
Carbs5%DV16g
Fiber2%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories90Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat1.5g2%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol30mg10%
Sodium280mg12%
Potassium60mg2%
Protein4g8%
Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate16g5%
Dietary Fiber<1g2%
Sugars<1g2%
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
Sofia C. 7 Jun 2015
These muffin towers have plenty of flavor but be careful not to get them soggy. Each slice needs a good seal, from broiling, before spooning on the tomato sauce, then serve immediately! We added a slice of warm Italian salami between each layer for a one-stop sandwich!