For 12 muffins

Prep and cook time: 30 min

Difficulty: Easy

Cannot be frozen


2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing

12 large eggs

2 tbsp unsweetened plain yoghurt

1 small bunch chives, snipped

2 tbsp dried red peppers, roughly sliced

sea salt

freshly ground black pepper


1 Preheat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) | 350F | gas 4. Grease a 12-hole muffin or cupcake tin with some olive oil.

2 Beat the eggs with 2 tbsp olive oil, the yoghurt, most of the chives (saving some for the garnish), and plenty of seasoning in a large mixing bowl.

3 Pour the mixture into the prepared holes of the muffin tin.

4 Bake for about 15 minutes until puffed and golden on top. Remove from the oven and leave the muffins to cool in the tin for 5 minutes.

5 Turn out and serve with a garnish of dried red peppers and chives on top.