High-Fiber Zucchini Muffins

High-Fiber Zucchini Muffins
Summary

The pureed black beans boost the fiber in this recipe without affecting flavor. You’ll be surprised how moist these gluten-free muffins turn out, and no one would guess that they are made with beans.

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Servings
    12 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 muffin
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

12 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 muffin
  • Amount per serving Calories 185

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 340mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 10g
  • Protein 5g
  • Potassium 210mg
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
    1
  • black beans (15-ounce, rinsed and drained)
    1 can
  • water
    1/4 cup
  • zucchini (grated, (about 1 1/2 medium zucchini))
    2 cup
  • baking mix (gluten-free, (such as Pamela’s))
    2 cup
  • salt
    1/2 tsp
  • ground cinnamon
    2 tsp
  • ground nutmeg
    1/4 tsp
  • egg(s)
    1
  • egg whites
    2
  • Splenda Sugar Blend
    1/2 cup
  • canola oil
    3 tbsp
  • vanilla extract
    1 tsp
  • apple cider vinegar
    1 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tins with muffin papers and spray with cooking spray.

  2. Place black beans and water in a food processor and blend for 2-3 minutes, until you reach pumpkin consistency. Set aside.

  3. Use a paper towel to wring out excess moisture from grated zucchini, set aside.

  4. In a large bowl combine baking mix, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

  5. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, Splenda Sugar Blend, oil, vanilla and vinegar. Add black bean mixture and mix well.

  6. Make a well in dry ingredients and add wet ingredients. Mix well.

  7. Gently fold zucchini into muffin batter.

  8. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups.

  9. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

  10. Remove from oven and let muffins cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

  11. Note: If you don’t need to eat gluten-free, you can try making these muffins with a regular baking mix.

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