Pork On Your Fork: Ham and Cheese Muffins


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12


Cook to 145 F with 3 minute rest


2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
8 ounces ham steak, boneless, diced
1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, grated

Cooking Directions

Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
Lightly grease and flour 12 regular muffin tins. In a large bowl stir together the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Whisk together the egg, buttermilk and oil in a small bowl. Stir in the ham and cheese. Using a rubber spatula, stir the egg mixture into the dry ingredients just until combined. Do not overmix.
Spoon into each of the prepared muffin tins approximately 3/4 full. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Remove from muffin tin and let cool.
Makes 12.
-Bacon and Cheese Muffins: Substitute 6 slices bacon, diced and panbroiled, for the ham.
-Sausage and Cheese Muffins: Substitute 8 ounces pork sausage, cooked, crumbled and drained, for the ham.

Serving Suggestions

These savory muffins are fun for kids to make—and they’re great for breakfast, in a lunchbox or as an after-school snack. Try one of the variations: Bacon and Cheese or Sausage and Cheese.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 230 calories
Protein: 14 grams
Fat: 12 grams
Sodium: 750 milligrams
Cholesterol: 50 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 17 grams
Fiber: 0 grams

Recipe from: porkbeinspired.com

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