Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Baking, Snacks

Caprese Muffins

The classic Caprese Italian salad is in an easy-to-tote muffin form – think picnic! Juicy cherry tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and bright basil join flavorful forces with the mild taste of canola oil, producing a tender treat.

Caprese Muffins

Ingredients

  • canola oil cooking spray
  • 1 1/3 cups quartered cherry tomatoes 325 mL
  • 1/4 cup canola oil 60 mL
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup 1% milk 175 mL
  • 8 oz buffalo mozzarella, cubed 250 g
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil 75 mL
  • 1 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 375 mL
  • 2 tsp baking powder 10 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray 12-cup muffin pan with canola oil cooking spray.
  • 2. In large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Evenly divide batter into muffin pan.
  • 3. Bake 20-25 minutes. Cool on rack. Store in refrigerator for up to three days.

Yield

12 muffins

serving size

1 muffin

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories161
Total Fat9 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol16 mg
Carbohydrates13 g
Fiber1 g
Sugars2 g
Protein8 g
Sodium259 mg
Potassium85 mg