Delicious Zucchini Muffins Recipe

Zucchini muffins offer a savory twist on a typically sweet treat. Infused with Mediterranean flavors like olive, tomato, and oregano, these muffins are perfect as a snack or a light meal. Accompanied by a tangy sauce, they’re sure to delight your taste buds. Here’s how to make them:


For the Muffins:

  • 3 small zucchini, grated
  • Olive oil, for sautéing
  • Salt, to taste
  • 10-12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 10-12 olives, pitted and sliced
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Oregano, to taste
  • Caraway seeds, to taste
  • Garlic, minced, to taste

For the Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • Dill, chopped, to taste


  1. Prepare the Vegetables:
    • Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Grease a muffin tin with olive oil or line with muffin cups.
    • Grate the zucchini into a colander, sprinkle with a little salt, and let sit for 10 minutes to draw out moisture. Squeeze out the excess water.
    • In a skillet, heat a splash of olive oil over medium heat. Sauté the chopped onion and minced garlic until translucent. Add the grated zucchini and cook for a few more minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Mix the Muffin Batter:
    • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Stir in the cooled zucchini mixture, cherry tomatoes, olives, oregano, and caraway seeds.
    • Sift in the flour and baking powder. Mix until just combined. Season with salt to taste.
  3. Bake the Muffins:
    • Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about three-quarters full.
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the tops are golden and a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  4. Prepare the Sauce:
    • While the muffins are baking, mix together the Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, ketchup, and chopped dill in a small bowl. Adjust the seasoning as needed.
  5. Serving:
    • Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly.
    • Serve warm with the prepared sauce on the side.


These savory zucchini muffins are a delightful way to enjoy the abundance of zucchini. They’re packed with flavor and perfect for any occasion, from brunches to quick snacks. The accompanying sauce provides a creamy, tangy contrast that complements the muffins beautifully. Enjoy this nutritious and delicious recipe that brings a garden-fresh feel to your table!