Gluten Free Savoury Umami Muffin Recipe

Sam's Gluten Free Umami Muffin Recipe


Sam has finally been persuaded to part with her top secret , rather legendary umami muffin recipe! Not only are these gluten free, they're packed full of nutrients and will fill you up too! They make a wonderfully satisfying snack or can be served as part of a meal. Enjoy them with salad and chutney, as we do here in the GOOD cafe, or with soup, as a great alternative to bread!



Makes 12

2ooml milk

25g margarine

200g spinach puree

250g gluten free flour

2 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

250g cheddar

75g savoury seed mix

1 egg

250g sundried tomatoes, chopped

300g  olives, chopped


Preheat oven to Gas Mark 5. In a pan, gently heat the spinach, margarine and milk until the margarine is melted. Set aside to cool.

Mix dry ingredients, cheddar and seed mix in a bowl, setting aside a handful of cheddar and seeds for sprinkling on top.

Add all ingredients together and mix well. Divide mixture between 12 muffin cases and sprinkle each with a little cheddar and seed mix. Bake in the oven for approximately 30mins. Enjoy warm or cold!