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Ham and Cheese Gluten Free Quinoa Muffins (Dairy Free Variations)



12 portion(s)

  • 80 grams Tasty cheese, cubed
  • 40 grams Parmesan cheese, cubed
  • 30 grams savoury yeast flakes, use instead of cheeses for dairy free option
  • 120 grams quinoa
  • 4 sprigs parsley leaf, fresh
  • 2 spring onions/shallots, roughly chopped
  • 120 grams zucchini, roughly chopped
  • 100 grams ham, or bacon
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 pinches salt, to taste
  • 2 pinches pepper, black, ground, to taste
  • 1200 grams water
  • 6
    1h 5min
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 180° and place 12-silicone muffin moulds onto a flat tray. (if using normal muffin tin, please use paper as they stick no matter how much you grease the tin)
  2. 2. Place cheese into mixing bowl and grate 5 seconds/speed 9 and set aside.
    If dairy free skip this step and place 30 g of savoury yeast flakes at step 6. or omit cheese altogether and they still taste great!

  3. 3. Place water into missing bow and insert simmering basket and weigh quinoa into it, the cook 15 minutes/100°/speed 4. Remove simmering basket with aid of the spatula and set quinoa aside to drain. Rinse and dry mixing bowl.
  4. 4. Place parsley and spring onion into missing bowl and chop 3 seconds/speed 5. Scrape down the side of the mixing bowl with spatula.
  5. 5. Add zucchini and chop 3 seconds/speed 5.
  6. 6. Add all remaining ingredients, including reserved cheese and drained quinoa and combine 10 seconds/reverse/speed 4.
  7. 7. Transfer mixture evenly into the 12 muffins molds and bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool in the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack. Serve warm or cold. Great for lunch boxes.

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