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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Stephen Lee's Zucchini-Pesto Muffins

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Category: Quick Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c All-purpose flour --
  • Unbleached
  • 1 c Whole wheat flour
  • 4 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 lg Egg
  • 2 lg Egg whites
  • 2/3 c Skim milk
  • 1/3 c Virgin olive oil
  • 1 c Zucchini squash -- unpeeled,
  • Shredded
  • 3 tb Minced fresh basil
  • 1 ts Minced garlic
  • 1/3 c Grated romano cheese --
  • Freshly grated
  • 1/2 c Pine nuts


Set oven to 425F/220C. Grease 12-cup muffin pan, or spray coat, or use
paper liners.

BIG BOWL Sift the flours, baking powder and salt into the large bowl.
SMALL BOWL whisk together egg, egg whites, milk, and oil until well
blended. Add the small bowl's egg mixture to Big Bowl's flour. Stir in the
zucchini, basil, garlic, cheese, and pine nuts. Fill each muffin cup full
of batter. Bake until the muffins are golden brown and spring back when
touched lightly, about 20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes
before removing from the pan, then serve at once.

Pat's Note: Add a pinch of ground coriander or nutmeg.

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