Savory Zucchini Goat Cheese Bread

Savory Zucchini Bread with Goat Cheese

  • Author: Delphine Fortin
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Savory
  • Cuisine: Plant-Based


This savory zucchini bread with goat cheese and basil pesto is bursting with fresh flavors and will be a perfect addition to your summer picnics.



  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 150g all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons (12g) baking powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ounce (3 cl) olive oil + 1 Tablespoon for cooking
  • 1 Tablespoon basil pesto
  • 4 ounces (12.5 cl) milk, warmed up
  • 7 ounces (200g) goat cheese, crumbled
  • 3.5 ounces (100g) grated cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves (optional)
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and grease a loaf pan with oil. Set aside.
  2. Sauté diced zucchini in a large frying pan with one tablespoon of olive oil, until slightly golden.
  3. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel and pat-dry.In a large bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, baking powder, eggs, olive oil, basil pesto and warm milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add diced zucchini, goat cheese, grated cheese and stir. If using, add a few basil leaves to the batter and stir.
  5. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Keywords: savory zucchini bread