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Zucchini slice recipe

Zucchini slice recipe
Zucchini slice can be served hot or cold, and as a healthy. It is very versatile and great to take on a picnic, served as a finger food cut into small squares.

Nutrition information

  • Eggs
  • Source of protein;
  • Source of calcium;
  • The whites of eggs are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper;
  • The yolks of eggs are a source of cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K and lecithin;
  • Eggs are rich in several nutrients that promote heart health such as betaine and choline.
  • Research shows that the cholesterol found in food has much less of an effect on your blood cholesterol than the amount of saturated fat we eat.

Zucchini

  • A great source of flavonoid antioxidants such as zeaxanthin, carotenes, and lutein;
  • Zucchini is a rich source of B-complex vitamins, folate, B6, B1, B2, B3, and choline, as well as minerals like zinc and magnesium.

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • pepper
  • 1 large zucchini, grated
  • 400 g carrot, sweet potato or pumpkin, peeled and grated
  • 1 1/2 cups canned corn kernels or frozen peas, drained
  • 1 medium brown onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 3/4 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • olive oil
  • 3 large tomatoes, sliced, optional
  • green side salad, to serve

Method

  • Preheat oven to 200°C (180ºC fan forced).
  • Whisk eggs in a medium jug, season with black pepper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine remaining ingredients except tomato. Add eggs and stir mixture until well combined.
  • Spray a large baking dish with oil. Pour in zucchini mix and flatten with a spoon. Cover with tomato slices arranged in a single layer.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until firm and golden brown.
  • Rest in the pan for 10 minutes before dividing into 6 pieces and cutting into slices. Serve with a green side salad.

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