bacon cheese muffins
  • (2 cups) whole-wheat flour
  • (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (1 Tbsp.) baking powder
  • (1/2 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1/2 tsp.) freshly ground pepper
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (2) eggs
  • (1 1/3 cups) buttermilk
  • (3 Tbsp.) extra-virgin olive oil
  • (2 Tbsp.) butter, melted
  • (1 cup) scallions, thinly sliced
  • (3/4 cup) Canadian bacon, diced
  • (1/2 cup) grated Cheddar cheese
  • (1/2 cup) red bell pepper, finely diced



Bacon and Cheese Muffins

These muffins are anything but sweet! Made with savory Canadian bacon, cheddar cheese, scallions and red bell pepper.

Preparation Time

About 20 minutes

Cook Time

About 20 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a standard muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2In a large bowl, mix together whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, pepper and salt. Use your hand to form a hole in the center, set aside.
  3. 3In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, buttermilk, oil and butter. Add scallions, bacon, cheese and bell pepper, fold to combine. Pour into the hole you created and stir until combined.
  4. 4Distribute batter evenly between muffin cups and bake 20-22 minutes. Cool 5 minutes and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 217
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Protein 9 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 339 mg
  • Fiber 3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Muffins and Breads

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Pork, Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.