Zucchini-Pimiento Bread

Who would have thought it? Zucchini and a bread machine … together. But after one bite, you’ll be glad that we did.

1/2 cup water

1 teaspoon table salt

1 tablespoon dried onion flakes

1/4 teaspoon dried minced garlic

1 (2-ounce) jar chopped pimiento, drained

1 1/2 cups grated unpeeled zucchini

2 3/4 cups bread flour

1/4 cup whole-wheat flour

Sugar substitute to equal 1 tablespoon sugar, suitable for baking

1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Directions:

1. In a bread-baking pan container, combine water, salt, onion flakes, garlic, pimiento and zucchini. Add bread flour, whole-wheat flour and sugar substitute. Make an indentation on top of dry ingredients. Pour yeast into indentation.

2. Follow your bread machine instructions for a 1 1/2 pound loaf. Remove loaf from machine and place on a wire rack to cool. Makes 12 servings.

¥ Each serving equals: 108 calories, 0g fat, 4g protein, 23g carb., 1mg sodium, 1g fiber; Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch.

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