Zucchini slice was originally created, back in the 1980's to assist very busy Mothers to cook a healthy, nutritious and very tasty savoury slice for the family, requiring no precooking of any ingredients, just some grating and slicing. It became so popular, that you could depend on there being a Zucchini slice at any family gathering or party.
There are many variations available now, however the basic ingredients of eggs, flour, cheese zucchinis and bacon still provide the base for a popular and economical meal.
375 grams zucchini (approx. 2 large or 4 small)
1 large very fresh onion, finely chopped
3 rashers bacon, finely chopped, fat removed
1 cup very tasty grated cheese
1 cup SR flour
1/2 cup oil
salt and pepper to taste
Grease and line with parchment a 30cm x 20cm Lamington Tin.
Grate zucchini in a food processor and finely chop onion and bacon. Combine zucchini, onion, bacon, cheese, sifted flour, oil and lightly beaten eggs.
Season with 1/2 teasp. of salt or to taste
Pour into your lined and greased baking tray, or you can also use a pie dish or a large quiche dish. Top with sliced tomatoes if you wish.
Bake in a moderate oven for 30 to 40 minutes or until brown.