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Cottage Cheese Muffins with Scallions & Cheddar


Adapted from 101 Cookbooks


  • 2/3 C. cottage cheese
  • ¼ C. grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • ¼ C. whole wheat flour 
  • 2/3 C. almond flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 3 T. water
  • ½ C. sharp cheddar 
  • 2 T. sliced scallions
  • Other ideas: diced ham or bacon; sun-dried tomatoes; herbs: basil, tarragon, chives, thyme, parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine cheeses, flours, baking powder, salt, eggs, and water. Mix until well combined, then fold in the cheddar and scallions.
  3. Line a muffin pan with six to eight liners*. Coat lightly with cooking spray. Divide batter between the muffin cups. Bake muffins 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned on top and set. *Alternatively, line ramekins with muffin cups, place on a sheet pan and bake.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes