Freshly Baked Banana MuffinsIngredients

1 cup McKenzie’s Green Lentils
1 egg, lightly beaten
½ cup canola oil
½ cup brown sugar
1 cup bananas, mashed
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 ½ cup wholemeal flour
1 tsp McKenzie’s Bi-Carb Soda
1 ½ tsp McKenzie’s Baking Powder
¾ cup sultanas

Method

  1. Place lentils and 3 cups water into a saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer for approximately 30-45 minutes. Puree to a smooth consistency with ¼ cup water.
  2. Preheat oven to 200C. Grease 2 x 6 muffin trays.
  3. Combine lentil puree, egg, oil, sugar, bananas and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and sultanas. Gently stir into egg mixture. Mix until just combined – do not overmix.
  5. Spoon into greased muffin trays (approx. 2/3 full).
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Serves: 12
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes (excludes lentil cooking time)

Tips/Variations:

  • Replace sultanas with raisins or walnuts.
  • Replace banana with 1 cup mashed mixed berries.
  • Great source of protein and fibre.