Zucchini and Walnut Brownies

Zucchini and Walnut Brownies
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These microwavable zucchini- and walnut-based brownies take out a lot of unnecessary (and unhealthy) sugar. They’re simple, tasty, and perfect to split with your Valentine.

This recipe is provided by Alexandra Miller, RDN, LDN, Corporate Dietitian at Medifast, Inc.

2
Servings
153
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 brownies, such as Medifast Brownie Soft Bakes
  • 1/3 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 2/3 Ounces chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 Cup water

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a large microwave safe baking dish.

Microwave for five minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
7g
8%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
31g
24%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
33µg
5%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
33mg
3%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
68µg
17%
Iron, Fe
11mg
61%
Magnesium, Mg
39mg
12%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Phosphorus, P
127mg
18%
Selenium, Se
17µg
31%
Sodium, Na
164mg
11%
Water
28g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Zucchini Shopping Tip

Buy zucchini that is intact and has glossy skin. Avoid zucchini with brown or soft spots.

Zucchini Cooking Tip

Zucchini has a very high water content, lightly salt your zucchini prior to cooking so your dish does not become to watery.