Zucchini Slice

Difficulty | Serves 6 | Book 1

Zucchini Slice

2 whole eggs
3 egg whites
2 packed cups (350g) zucchini grated
1 cup carrot grated
½ cup capsicum diced
½ cup celery diced
1 onion diced
½ cup frozen peas
½ cup frozen corn kernels
¾ cup 97% fat-free ham diced
¾ cup self-raising flour
pepper
1 cup (100g) 30% reduced fat tasty cheese freshly grated
cooking spray

Per serve
FatTotal6.6g
Saturated3.4g
Fibre3.7g
Protein15.0g
Carbs18.9g
Sugar3.2g
Sodium474mg
Kilojoules816 (cals 195)
GI RatingMedium

Method

Preheat oven 180ºC fan forced.

  1. Beat whole eggs and egg whites in a large bowl until blended together using an electric beater.
  2. Add all other ingredients except the cheese. Add ⅔ of cheese to mixture. Mix well.
  3. Coat quiche or pie plate with cooking spray. Spoon mixture into dish, sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Bake 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and cooked in centre.

Note: This dish is even better if made the night before or left to sit for a few hours before serving.

Suitable to be frozen.

Dietitian's tip

Lots of vegetables and the use of a minimum of animal fat make this a cholesterol lowering recipe.

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