Zucchini & Sweet Potato Slice

Zucchini & Sweet Potato Slice is one of the earliest recipes that I shared on Becomingess. I decided to change it up a bit and make it without the feta as I (and most of you by the looks of it) prefer dairy free recipes. So it is now listed as an optional ingredient. I have also included 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes as an optional ingredient,  as I found that it makes a nice addition to the slice. But it is totally up to you if you would like to include it or not.

If you are wanting a nut free version, then simply add 1/3 coconut flour (instead of the almond meal) and add an extra egg (so 5 in total).

This slice works well either served hot or cold and makes the perfect work lunch. It would also work well with a salad on the side. Why not try it with my Apple, Avocado, Cranberry & Walnut Salad or Quinoa Salad with Roast Pumpkin, Avocado & Cherry Tomato

Enjoy my new and improved version

Ness xo

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Zucchini & Sweet Potato Slice

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (approximately 700 - 800 grams), peeled and coarsely grated
  • 2 large zucchini (approximately 550 - 650 grams), coarsely grated
  • 4 eggs (add an extra egg if making nut free version so 5 in total)
  • 1 cup almond meal (or 1/3 cup coconut flour for nut free version)
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, roughly chopped
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Pinch of black pepper

Optional

  • 1 packet feta, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes

Method

Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celcius.

Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix until well combined. Spoon mixture into a baking dish lined with baking paper.

Place in the oven and cook for approximately 35-40 minutes until set and golden on top. Let it cool for a few minutes and then slice to serve.


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Vanessa Vickery (or Ness as she is also known) is a qualified nutritionist and a mother of two energetic toddlers. She created Becomingness, a health and wellness website, to help women achieve their health and wellness goals by providing accurate, accessible information, as well as offering valuable products and services that promote motivation, empowerment, self-belief and happiness. Come say hello and follow Ness on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Pinterest.

 

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