A few weeks ago I had these amazing spinach & feta savoury muffins served warm with pesto from a food truck at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. I couldn’t stop thinking about how delicious they were so I went and made my own. They are little delicious savoury morsels that you can grab for a snack or serve up for lunch with a salad.

There are a lot of ways you can tweak this recipe so if feta isn’t you thing hold on to the end to find out the other combos I’d suggest. The recipe below makes 12 generously sized muffins.

ingredients for savoury muffins


Frozen spinach – I used 5 of the little pattys

250g Self Raising Flour

180g (1 pack) Feta Cheese

2 Eggs

1 tsp Salt

80ml Olive Oil

200ml Milk



  • Preheat the oven to 180 & put muffin cases on a tray
  • Beat the eggs & add the olive oil, milk and thawed spinach
  • Measure the flour into a large bowl & add the salt plus any pepper and/or herbs you desire
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry taking care not to over mix.
  • Fold in the crumbled/cubed feta
  • Divide the mixture between your muffin cases and bake for around 20 minutes until they are golden.

spinach and feta savoury muffins

As I said above you can tweak the recipe in so many ways. If feta isn’t your thing you can use parmesan or cheddar in its place. I’ve also reduced the amount of spinach in the past and added cherry tomatoes. For my next batch I’m going to use cheddar cheese and add some caramelised onions.

Just bear in mind that if you add a lot of additional wet ingredients you may need to up the flour and end up with more than 12 muffins.

Its perfectly okay to use fresh spinach but I find that frozen is best as 1) it doesnt need to be steamed and shredded, just defrosted in the micro and 2) it is a LOT cheaper.


This is my first recipe post so I know it’s not perfect but all feedback is appreciated ๐Ÿ™‚ I actually only took the photos to send to my Mum so next time I blog a recipe I will try and take swankier shots! Let me know if you use my savoury muffin recipe – especially if you try some new flavour combos.


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