Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Savoury Zucchini Bread

As much as I love sweet things,
especially zucchini bread,
I decided to try a 
savoury version!

It did not disappoint
but
alas, it only used 1 Cup of Zucchini!!!

Maybe if I pick all the flowers
(which are edible AND very pretty)
I could control this prolific crop?
Thanks Jill, for the idea of stuffing 
and frying the blossoms.
You can find Jill's blog at:
You will love her amazing photography
and more!





Savoury Zucchini Bread
2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
2-3 Tbsp. of your favourite fresh herbs (I used Rosemary, Basil and Chives)
Substitute with 2-3 tsp. dried herbs
1 Cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 Eggs - lightly beaten
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
1/2 Cup Milk
1 Cup shredded Zucchini - drained
Shredded Parmesan Cheese
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour a loaf pan.
Whisk together the dry ingredients.  Stir the fresh herbs and cheese into the flour mixture.
Combine the eggs, oil and milk in separate bowl.  Stir in the shredded zucchini and then pour the wet
into the dry ingredients - stir just until combined.  Turn into your prepared loaf pan.  Sprinkle with shredded parmesan cheese.  Bake for 40-45 minutes.  Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing.


This recipe only used
1/4
of this beauty!!

I've been shredding and freezing the
left-over pieces.

Also, experimenting with refrigerater
pickled zucchini
(thanks Michelle for your inspiration)
and planning to make some
fritters!
Stay tuned....








Till the next zucchini experiment ......... enjoying the bounty of this season!



8 comments :

  1. Well thanks for the shout out!
    I hear baked zucchini chips can blast through a lot of the things...
    Your bread is beautiful!

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  2. hi rosella,
    your bread is beautiful!!!
    thanks for sharing the recipe.
    you have a wonderful blog.
    have a nice day,
    regina

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  3. That is one nice looking loaf of bread! Yum!

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  4. If there is a pile of abandoned, forlorn looking zucchini on the table in the church foyer (now that might be an idea for you), I'll take one this week and give this recipe a try!

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  5. What a gorgeous loaf! I'd be happy with both a sweet and a savory zucchini bread :)

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  6. Most interesting twist on zucchini loaf...and a beautiful photo! I would love to try a slice right about now.

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  7. Oh, I could go for that today....I may have to bake that tomorrow to take on our overnight campout with a few of our grands.

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  8. This looks so delicious. I am definitely going to try this.

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