How to Bake Healthy Cheesy Zucchini Slice

by Sunny Flemingo

This recipe serves 8 portions.Perfect for lunch box, brunch or light dinner. I personally love the freshness of the lemon zest against the ricotta. Have a go at this......


  • Olive oil for greasing
  • 2 Cups Grated Zucchini
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 550 Grams Ricotta
  • ¾ Cups Grated Parmesan
  • 2 Green shallots, chopped
  • 2 Cloves garlic, chopped
  • ¼ Cups Chopped Dill
  • 1 Zest of a lemon
  • 2 Large eggs, whisked
  • ⅓ Cups Crumbed Feta
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 170C. Grease a 20cm cake tin/ baking dish. Combine grated zucchini and salt.

    Step 2

    Place it in a colander or sturdy sieve for 15 minutes. Press out as much moisture as you can.

    Step 3

    In a separate bowl, combine ricotta, Parmesan, shallots, garlic,dill and lemon zest. Combine well.

    Step 4

    Now stir in the eggs.

    Step 5

    Next stir through the zucchini.

    Step 6

    Pour the well combined mixture to the prepared cake tin/ baking dish and bake for an hour.

    Step 7

    You can serve this slice as it is or try the following.

    Step 8

    Sprinkle the top with crumbled feta. Return it to the oven for 25 minutes or until cheese has melted.

    Step 9

    This slice is best when left to cool completely so that it sets properly. Serve it at room temperature