Grain-Free Vegetarian Pizza Muffins

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If you are tired of basic gluten-free muffin recipes, this savoury, Grain-Free Vegetarian Pizza Muffin will become a hit! This delicious 10-ingredient muffin recipe is made using two types of cheese and without grains.

And if you are watching your carbs, this muffin is also low-carb.

Grain-Free Vegetarian Pizza Muffins – the ingredients

This vegetarian muffin is made with almond flour, eggs, fresh cherry tomatoes, green onions, cheddar and parmesan cheese. To add the pizza flavour, a hint of oregano.

 

vegetarian pizza muffin

 

More often than not, when we think of muffins, we think of sweet muffins filled with fruit, seeds and nuts like the Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Muffin or the Gluten-Free One Bowl Chai Spiced Apple Walnut Muffins.

However, a savoury and cheesy muffin made with fresh tomatoes and green onions makes for a nice change.

Why are Grain-Free Vegetarian Pizza Muffins super flavourful

This grain-free savoury muffin is exceptional because of the cherry tomatoes. The tomatoes add freshness and keep the muffin light. Add melted cheese to the mix, and you know the pizza muffin will be outstanding!

 

cherry tomatoes

 

For the seasoning, I used oregano, keeping the gluten-free muffin flavourful and simple. I also added green onions to make the pizza muffins extra tasty. 

Why use almond flour in this pizza muffin recipe?

To keep this gluten-free muffin recipe grain-free, I used healthy almond flour. The flour adds more protein and dietary fiber. And almond flour adds heartiness and keeps the muffins moist.

 

gluten-free pizza muffins

 

The cheesy pizza muffin is good for a grab-and-go breakfast, a leisurely brunch or a late afternoon snack. The savoury muffin is satisfying because it is packed with protein and fiber and will give you lasting energy. 

After a workout, a savoury high-protein muffin will hit the spot every time. So why grab a slice of pizza when you can have a grain-free pizza muffin without the extra carbs?

If you are looking for tasty muffin ideas, check out our complete list of gluten-free muffin recipes. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • ½ tsp. GF baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. GF dried oregano leaves
  • ¼ tsp. Himalayan fine salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. milk or cream
  • 4 oz. cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 green onions, mostly white part, thinly sliced
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    Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line 6 muffin cups with parchment paper liners
  • In a large bowl combine almond flour, cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, baking soda, oregano and salt
  • In a separate bowl whisk eggs with milk
  • Add egg mixture, tomatoes and green onions into the dry ingredients and mix combine
  • Evenly scoop the batter into 6 muffin cups and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
  • Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until golden
  • Cool for 20 minutes before serving
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