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Pea and Ham Muffins: the soft, healthy recipe for making savory muffins

Total time: 40 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 12 people
By Cookist

Pea and ham muffins are an easy, healthy recipe for making savory muffins. They are made with a simple dough and enriched with peas and cubes of ham – you don't even need butter. Very quick and easy to make, quickly mix dry ingredients with wet ones, until you get a rather coarse mixture. Pour it into muffin molds and bake them until golden brown.

Perfect as an appetizer, or an aperitif for buffets, brunches and parties, these savory ham and peas muffins will win everyone over. You can also make them ahead of time and add them to your picnic basket for a day trip.

So let’s find out how to make savory ham and pea muffins by following our step-by-step procedure and tips.


To get a soft and not dry dough, mix very little the two dry and wet mixtures, previously separated.

You can use both fresh or frozen peas.

You can also add vegetables, olives, cold cuts and cheese.

How to store Pea and Ham Muffins

You can store pea and ham muffins at room temperature for 2-3 days, closed in a food bag or an airtight container.

Can you freeze Savory Muffins?

You can also freeze pea and ham muffins for 1-2 months.


for the dough
Flour 0
250 g
Whole Milk
150 g
Fresh cream
60 g
corn oil
50 g
Grated parmesan cheese
30 g
Baking powder
16 g
for the stuffing
150 g
ham, diced
180 g

How to make Pea and Ham Muffins

Pour the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the salt, pepper and grated cheese. Stir with a fork.

In another bowl, add the eggs and pour in the milk and oil.

Beat with a hand whisk until homogeneous.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones.

Stir just long enough to mix the mixture.

Heat a little oil in a pan, add the peas and sauté them for a few minutes. Also add the ham and let it cool.

Add peas and ham to the mixture, then gently mix them.

Line the paper cups in the muffin mold.

Pour a generous spoonful of dough into the cups.

Bake the savory pean and ham muffins at 180°C/350°F for about 25 minutes.

Take them out of the oven and let them cool before serving. Enjoy!

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