Carb Counters Zucchini Bread
|Meal type||Bread, Breakfast|
A simple and easy Carb Counters™ recipe that turns that summer garden zucchini into fragrant and delicious bread or muffins. Freezes great too. Enjoy.
- 1 Package Apple Cinnamon Low Carb Muffins Mix
- 1 medium or large zucchini, grated (approx.1 cup)
- 3 Large eggs
- 1/4 cup melted butter (or trans-fat free shortening)*
- 1/4 cup small chopped walnut pieces
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Coat a non stick 8"x 4" loaf size pan with non-stick cooking spray.
In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients and stir with spoon until well blended - about a minute. Add 2 tablespoons water if dough is too stiff to mix easily.
Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into center. Makes 16 servings, 4 net carbs per serving.
Refrigerate leftovers, cut into slices and freeze in freezer bag for up to 2 months.
Add 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg powder
*For fat free version, use 1/3 cup fat-free sour cream or unsweetened applesauce (note, apple sauce will add 1 net carb per serving.}
For muffins, coat a 12 cup muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray and bake for 16-18 minutes or until tops are firm to the touch.