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Feeding the Funky Bunch: Zucchini Quiche

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My mother-in-law received this recipe from a friend years ago and has made it many times for our family afternoon teas. It is a hit with children and adults alike. I tend to make it in a mini muffin pan then freeze excess quiches until needed. You can pop them in a school lunchbox in the morning and they defrost nicely by lunchtime. For family events this quiche is often baked in a 20cm square tin then sliced into portions for everyone to enjoy.

I have not been able to replicate this recipe as deliciously in the thermomix so have stuck with the traditional method written below. The quiches still take only a few minutes to whip up. I like to finely grate the vegetables with a microplane grater.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 1 medium carrot grated (100-120g)
  • 1/2 zucchini grated (180-200g)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 cup chopped bacon (optional)
  • pink salt & pepper
  • handful of parsley finely chopped

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven 180C
  2. Lightly whisk eggs
  3. Add all other ingredients and mix well
  4. Spoon into mini patty pans (1tbls/20ml) or pour into greased and lined 20cm square tin
  5. Bake 20 min for mini muffins or 30-35 min for square tin
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Little People: Lunchbox Legends

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Lunchboxes. The constant challenge of parents around the world. How to keep your kids lunch boxes (and your own lunch boxes!) delicious and healthy. I’ll continue to add links to this page each time I post a recipe that is suitable for tucking in a lunchbox to make it that little bit more interesting and tasty.

  • Sun-Dried Tomato & Spinach Frittatas : these frittatas freeze really well. Simply place in a container or snap-lock bag and freeze until needed. I often pop them in my kids lunch boxes frozen and they defrost perfectly in time for lunch. 
  • Jam Buttons: delicious little old-fashioned biscuits
  • Happy Crackers : replace processed crackers with your own homemade healthy, delicious crackers
  • Zucchini Quiche: this quiche  freezes really well. Simply place in a container or snap-lock bag and freeze until needed. I often pop them in my kids lunch boxes frozen and they defrost perfectly in time for lunch. 
  • Chocolate Magic Bean Cake: delicious and nutritious, great for the lunchbox, afternoon tea or a birthday party
  • Sausage Rolls: Healthy, homemade sausage rolls packed with veggies
  • Wholemeal Fruit Bread: Great fresh or toasted for breakfast or a snack. I slice and freeze mine so that it is quick and easy to toast a slice when needed.
  • Garlic, Herb & Cheese Bread: Delicious warm from the oven or in lunch boxes the next day