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Baked zucchini pie. A healthy, easy and quick recipe.

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If you are looking for a healthy, light and easy to prepare dinner, this recipe is ideal! Without cream or puff pastry, only with an egg base, milk.

Baked Zucchini Pie with Turkey

Zucchini pie is a great low-calorie recipe to eat as a light dinner or away from home . In addition, it contains great nutritional value , providing a large number of nutrients and benefits thanks to its main ingredient, zucchini.

Zucchini, a versatile ingredient with which to take care of yourself and enjoy.

Being a vegetable rich in nutrients and low in calories , it is perfect for athletes. The benefits of zucchini in our bodies are numerous, but here are 5 of the most relevant benefits for those of us who practice sports:

  • Helps hydration thanks to its high water content which helps us to optimize physical performance.
  • It is rich in vitamins and minerals essential for health. For example, it is a good source of vitamin C, which helps maintain a healthy immune system, and potassium, which is important for muscle contraction.
  • The fiber present in zucchini can help improve digestion and maintain a healthy digestive system. In addition, it contributes to the feeling of satiety, making it an ideal food for weight control diets.
  • It is a low-calorie vegetable, which makes it an ideal option for athletes looking to control their caloric intake while meeting their nutritional needs.
  • Thanks to its high magnesium and calcium content, it helps to maintain muscle and nerve function , and to form and protect teeth and bones, as well as prevent osteoporosis .


Ingredients for the zucchini cake - 2 zucchini

- 1 onion

- 3 eggs

- 200ml of milk

- 5 slices of turkey

- Grated cheese to taste

- Salt


1. Wash and cut both the zucchini and the onion. You can do it in cubes or the zucchini in half moons and the onion in julienne.

cutting the zucchini

2. Pour a jet of oil into the pan and when it heats up add both the onion and the zucchini. Let both ingredients cook until the water released by the zucchini evaporates , otherwise, you must drain them well to remove the water.

Zucchini and onion cooking in the pan

3. Put the 3 eggs and the 200ml of milk in a bowl and beat them.

Eggs and milk in a bowl

4. Then add the zucchini and onion , season to taste and mix everything well.

cake mix

5. In a baking dish we put baking paper and pour half of the mixture and expand it well so that it covers the entire base.

Base of the mold covered with the mixture

6. On top of the mixture we add the turkey without the slices mounting one on top of the other. If we want, we can add a second layer of turkey.

Slices of turkey on top of the base

7. Let's pour the rest of the mixture into the fountain and expand it again until it completely covers the turkey layer.

Covered turkey with the mix challenge

8. Sprinkle the grated cheese, and take it to the oven until the cheese is golden and the cake has curdled (you can help yourself with a knife to check it). Approximately 20 minutes at 200ºC.

Cheese sprinkled on the cake

9. We take the cake out of the oven, let it cool down a bit and that's it!

You already have your delicious zucchini cake baked!

Baked Zucchini Pie with Turkey Ready to Enjoy

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