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Low Fat Zucchini Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Low Fat Zucchini Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Low Fat Zucchini Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jjyang

Makes 12 servings



A sprinkling of raisins and heart-healthy walnuts make these low fat muffins super healthy, light, and delicious. Feel free to adjust the spices - a little bit of cinnamon or even cardamom could work. Dried cranberries instead of raisins would be great in this recipe as well.

Recipe Ingredients for Low Fat Zucchini Muffins

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup shredded zucchini, packed
1 tbsp lemon zest
2 tbsp canola oil
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup skim milk
1/3 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Recipe Directions for Low Fat Zucchini Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper cases or spray pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and sugar. In a medium bowl, combine zucchini, lemon zest, canola oil, egg and milk, stirring well.

  3. Make a well in the dry ingredients; add zucchini mixture, raisins and walnuts. Stir until just moist. Do not over mix. Spoon batter into muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Categories

Breads, Breakfast, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 69.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
171
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.5g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
63mg
3%
Potassium
239mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
29.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
11.8g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 8% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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