Classic Zucchini Bread
 
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A light, moist, healthy classic zucchini bread chock full of pecans and made with greek yogurt, vanilla and nutmeg.
Serves: 2 9 x5 loaves (12 slices)
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil or butter flavored olive oil (Star Fine Foods)
  • ½ cup greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups grated zucchini, slight drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray to 9 x 5 loaf pans with cooking spray.
  3. In a bowl mix together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and nut meg; set a side.
  4. In a large bowl, add eggs, vegetable oil, yogurt, sugar, and vanilla extract; mix until well incorporated. Stir in zucchini. Carefully stir in flour mixture until just moisten. If adding nuts or other add ins, stir them in.
  5. Divide the batter between prepared bread pans.
  6. Bake in oven for 40 - 50 minutes, until center comes out clean with a toothpick. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then take out of the pan and let cool on a rack. Slice each loaf into 12 slices.
Notes
Calories per slice including the nuts: 166, Fat: 8.7, Cholesterol: 23, Sodium: 181, Potassium: 82, Carbs: 19, Fiber: 1.1, Sugar: 6, Protein: 3.4

If you omit the pecans or nuts it's only 139 calories a slice.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 slice
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2014/06/14/classic-zucchini-bread/