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Zucchini-Cheese Bread

Enjoy this delicious bread made using zucchini and cheese – perfect for a break time.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon onion salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1
cup coarsely shredded unpeeled zucchini
1/4
cup plain yogurt
1
(2-oz.) jar chopped pimientos, drained
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1
egg
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded Swiss cheese

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8 or 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, onion salt and garlic powder; mix well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine zucchini, yogurt, pimientos, Parmesan cheese, hot pepper sauce and egg; blend well. Add to flour mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread batter evenly in sprayed pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Sprinkle Swiss cheese over top; bake an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8 or 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, onion salt and garlic powder; mix well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine zucchini, yogurt, pimientos, Parmesan cheese, hot pepper sauce and egg; blend well. Add to flour mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread batter evenly in sprayed pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Sprinkle Swiss cheese over top; bake an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This colorful wholesome bread is chock-full of good things. Using low-fat yogurt instead of oil reduces the fat considerably. The Swiss and Parmesan cheeses add calcium, riboflavin (vitamin B2) and a bit of protein.

Pimientos, more often sold in jars than fresh, come from a particularly thick-skinned sweet pepper that looks like a heart-shaped bell pepper.

Serve the bread with a fresh fruit salad and cups of piping hot tea with lemon.

For a vegetarian feast, serve this bread alongside a hearty rice-and-ban entree and a large tossed salad.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.