mini herby ricotta and zucchini muffins

  • 2 zucchini (courgette) (about 300g), grated
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup coriander (cilantro) leaves, chopped
  • ½ cup tarragon leaves, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chives, finely chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup (160g) wholemeal self-raising (self-rising) flour
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt flakes
  • cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup (240g) ricotta
  • ⅓ cup (65g) pepitas (pumpkin seeds), chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Place the zucchini in a clean tea towel and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Transfer the zucchini to a large bowl. Add the parsley, coriander, tarragon, chive, eggs, flour, salt and pepper and stir well to combine. Add the ricotta and stir until just combined.
  2. Spoon ⅓ cupfuls of the mixture into 8 x 5cm x 9cm ¾-cup-capacity (180ml) mini loaf tins. Top with the pepitas. Cook for 25 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Serve. Makes 8
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donna hay team

Hi Kimberley, We use fresh ricotta in this recipe. DH Team

Kimberley DUNCAN

What sort of ricotta do you use?

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