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How to Grate Zucchini for Baking Zucchini Bread

by
author image Beth Rifkin
Based in San Francisco, Beth Rifkin has been writing health- and fitness-related articles since 2005. Her bylines include "Tennis Life," "Ms. Fitness," "Triathlon Magazine," "Inside Tennis," "American Fitness" and others. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University.
How to Grate Zucchini for Baking Zucchini Bread
Make bread with your garden grown zucchini. Photo Credit bhofack2/iStock/Getty Images

Combining the summer abundance of fresh grated zucchini with flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves in homemade zucchini bread is a treat for the whole family. Though zucchini bread is more of a cake, the addition of fresh grated zucchini lends it a healthy element. Zucchini should be thickly grated when used in bread, with the skin on; the skin adds color to the bread and vitamins and minerals to your body.

Hand Grater

Step 1

Cut both ends off of the zucchini and scrub it with a vegetable brush under warm running water. Make sure to remove any dirt from the outside of the zucchini since you will keep the skin on for grating.

Step 2

Set a standup box grater on a plate or cutting board on the counter. The plate or cutting board will catch the grated zucchini.

Step 3

Shred the zucchini by continuously running it over the large holes of the grater.

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Food Processor

Step 1

Prepare the fresh zucchini by cutting both ends off and cleaning the skin with warm water and a vegetable brush.

Step 2

Affix the grating attachment to your food processor and turn it on.

Step 3

Cut each zucchini into several smaller pieces for easier grating. Place the zucchini in the shoot of the processor to grate. Collect the grated zucchini to use for the bread.

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