skip to Main Content

Paleo Chili-Cheese Muffins

These quick, grain-free muffins from Elana's Pantry and a side of eggs make for a tasty and hearty breakfast.
Elana Amsterdam's Chili Cheese Muffins
  • Yield 9 servings
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes plus cooling time

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups blanched-almond flour (not almond meal)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tbs. red-pepper flakes
  • 2 cups firmly packed grated cheddar cheese (8 oz.)

Directions

STEP 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
STEP 2
In a food processor, combine almond flour, salt, and baking soda. Add eggs and pulse until well combined. Add 1 tablespoon red-pepper flakes and pulse briefly, and then do the same with cheddar cheese.
STEP 3
Scoop a heaping 1/4 cup of batter into each of nine paper-lined muffin cups. Garnish muffins with remaining 1 tablespoon red-pepper flakes.
STEP 4
Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool one hour, then serve.

This recipe was excerpted from “Grain-Free Baking” which was published in the October 2016 issue of Experience Life.

Photography by: Elana Amsterdam

Elana
Elana Amsterdam

Elana Amsterdam is a pioneer in grain-free cooking and baking. She is the New York Times best-selling author of Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry, The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook, and Gluten-Free Cupcakes. In 2006 she founded the popular website ElanasPantry.com.

ADVERTISEMENT

More Like This

a plate with a veggie omelet

Sautéed Veggie Omelet

By Maddie Augustin
When spring turns to summer, swap the asparagus, mushrooms, shallots, and spinach for corn, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes.
grain free baking

Paleo Bagels

By Elana Amsterdam
These simple-to-make, grain-free bagels from Elana's Pantry deliver on flavor and whole-food goodness.
Back To Top
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]