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Courgette and sweet potato loaf

Courgette and sweet potato loaf

A loaf like this is a delicious way to use up eggs and veg and is perfect for sharing.
By Irene Mosata, I'mPerfect Foods
Serves 6
Prep/Cook time: 1 hour +
a thickly sliced golden loaf of bread made with veggies

Ingredients

5 eggs lightly beaten
1 onion, finely chopped
Use up what you have. Spring onions or shallots work well here.
1 clove garlic, crushed
450g grated courgette
250g peeled and grated sweet potato
150g ground almonds
1 tsp baking powder
1⁄2 cup of nutritional yeast or strong cheese
2 tbsp pesto
1 tbsp dried rosemary
Fresh or frozen herbs can also be used
A few cherry tomatoes to top
Salt and pepper

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Recipe

  1. Line a baking tin (20cm x 30cm, or similar size) with greaseproof paper.

  2. Grate the sweet potato, courgette, onion and garlic as above. If you have a food processor, use the grater blade.

  3. Mix the courgette, sweet potato, ground almonds, rosemary, yeast or cheese, and salt and pepper together in a large bowl.

  4. Make a well in the mixture and add the eggs and pesto. Mix well.

  5. Stir in the onions, garlic and baking powder.

  6. Line a baking tin with greaseproof paper. Pour in the mixture, spreading evenly, and top with tomatoes.

  7. Bake for 40-50 minutes at 400F/200C. The loaf is cooked when a skewer comes out clean.

Make the most of your leftovers
Store in
Airtight container
Time
2 days
Where to store
Fridge
Reheat
Best served fresh. Oven or microwave until piping hot. Reheat only once.

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