Spanish Delight Protein Cups

I have fond memories of my grandmother making a casserole dish which she lovingly called, “Spanish Delight.” The flavors of this childhood favorite hold a strong, comforting memory for me. These muffin cups remind me of those same festive flavors… with minimal effort. Customize them as you wish with the add-ins you have on hand… and make a few extra, as they make great lunches on the go!

Adapted of english muffin recipe from The Big Man’s World.

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup oats, gluten free if needed
  • 1 tablespoon chia seed
  • 1 scoop Nuzest Just Natural Clean Lean Protein
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable broth, low sodium
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon corn
  • 1 tablespoon diced tomato
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

Method

  1. Add all dry ingredients into a high powered blender using a dry blade container. Process until coarsely ground.
  2. Remove from blender into a small mixing bowl and combine with remaining ingredients.
  3. Coat 2 ramekins with oil and divide mixture between each. Microwave on high for 2:30.
  4. Let cool slightly, carefully remove from ramekin, and serve garnished with pico de gallo and lime.