Lentil Apple Muffins Recipe
Moist apple muffins get a fiber boost from healthy lentils.
  • Makes: 12 muffins
  • Prep Time: 50 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Lentils provide added protein to this breakfast treat.

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Instructions

Lentil Puree

  1. Add 2½ times the amount of water as lentils. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Stir frequently. Cool slightly and do not drain.
  2. In small batches, mash or puree lentils with a blender, food processor or potato masher. Puree should be consistency of canned pumpkin. Add water to thin if needed.

Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray or line with baking cups.
  2. Beat egg in a large mixing bowl. Stir in oil. Add puree and apple filling.
  3. In a separate bowl, combing flours, sugar, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, salt, allspice and nutmeg.
  4. Stir dry mixture into puree mixture just until flour is moistened. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin.
  5. Bake 15 minutes, or until top of muffin bounces back when touched or a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

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