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Zucchini and Sweet Potato Loaf

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8 slice(s)


  • 1 Small brown onion, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
  • 140 grams bacon, (about 2 rashers) roughly chopped
  • 300 grams zucchini, roughly chopped
  • 250 grams sweet potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 80 grams Parmesan cheese, roughly chopped
  • 150 grams Self Raising Flour, I used wholemeal
  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten
  • sea salt & cracked pepper
  • 80 grams buttermilk
  • 20 grams olive oil

Recipe's preparation

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees. Grate the parmesan 3 seconds, speed 7 - SET ASIDE (no need to wash bowl). 

  2. Add onion, garlic, rosemary and chop 4 seconds, speed 7 - scrape down sides of bowl

  3. Add chopped bacon and oil and sautee all for 4 minutes, 100 degrees, speed 1 - SET ASIDE (no need to wash bowl)

  4. Chop zucchini and sweet potato 5 seconds, speed 8 - spoon into the TM basket and use the spatula to squeeze out excess liquid over the sink.

  5. Add drained zucchini and sweet potato back into bowl along with onion/garlic/rosemary/bacon mixture that was set aside previously, parmesan that was set aside previously, flour, salt and pepper. Mix 6 seconds speed 6 using spatula to assist 

  6. Add eggs and buttermilk and combine 6 seconds, speed 6 using spatula to assist 

  7. Grease and line a loaf tin with baking paper. Pour mixture into loaf tin.

  8. Bake for 1 hour  until golden and a skewer inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool slightly before serving.


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This makes a great lunch time meal or snack for the kids. Freeze individual slices and heat up when needed.

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  • It is nice without bacon too

    Submitted by natalotto on 17. May 2017 - 18:01.

    It is nice without bacon too....Smile

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  • It was ok...probably too

    Submitted by Giada on 23. June 2015 - 22:19.

    It was ok...probably too liquid...

    I will mix less next time!

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  • A winner receipe! I have

    Submitted by DavisM7 on 31. December 2014 - 01:01.

    A winner receipe! Party

    I have made this all summer long as we have had numerous courgettes from the garden and even the kids didnt know they were eating healthy foods!

    Thanks a lot

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  • Thanks for converting this

    Submitted by Duddy on 26. May 2014 - 23:03.

    Thanks for converting this Donna Hay recipe.  Looking forward to trying it in my thermomix. tmrc_emoticons.)

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