Zucchini Pancakes

Enjoy this healthy twist on a breakfast favorite. For a less intense color, peel zucchini before incorporating into batter.

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) milk
  • 2 cups (250 g) zucchini, diced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ cup (50 g) granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Directions

  1. Place milk, zucchini, egg, salt, sugar, cinnamon, and allspice into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 4 or 5.
  4. Blend for 15-20 seconds. Remove the lid plug. Add flour and baking powder through the lid plug opening. Replace lid plug.
  5. Blend for 5-10 seconds or until mixed.

Notes

Pour ¼ cup (60 ml) batter onto hot, prepared griddle and bake. Hints: For a less intense green in pancakes, peel zucchini first. Variation: Use 1 cup + 2 Tablespoons of wheat berries instead of the flour. Grind berries in Dry Grains Container for 1 minute on high prior to using in recipe.