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Gluten Free Savory Carrot Muffins

Gluten Free Savory Carrot Muffins

Method

  • Preheat oven to 190* C (374* F) Fan.
  • Line a muffin pan with muffin liners.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic.
  • Grate the carrot using the small blades, strain from juices and set aside.
  • Place a pan over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add the onions and sauté for 2-4 minutes until golden.
  • Add the garlic and carrot. Sauté for 1-2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • In a bowl, crack 3 of the 4 eggs and whisk.
  • Add the pepper and corn. Whisk again.
  • Add the sautéed vegetables and mix.
  • Divide the mixture evenly between the muffin cups, filling them halfway.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • In another bowl, combine the gluten free flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda and a pinch of salt.
  • Add the buttermilk, sunflower oil, 1 egg, honey and mizithra cheese. Mix until completely incorporated.
  • When the muffins are done, remove from oven and add the new mixture over the baked part and bake again for 12 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set them aside for 10 minutes.
  • Unmold and allow them to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Top each muffin with a spoonful of ricotta.
  • Grate the carrot using the small blades and squeeze with your hands to remove the moisture.
  • Sprinkle grated carrots over the ricotta and add a few kernels of corn.
  • Serve with freshly ground pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

367
Calories (kcal)
18 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

20.8
Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

9.2
Saturated Fat (g)
46 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

24.0
Total Carbs (g)
9 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

8.1
Sugars (g)
9 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

19.8
Protein (g)
40 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.5
Fibre (g)
10 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.9
Sodium (g)
32 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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