This moreish recipe for zucchini and carrot slice is perfect for a weekend lunch and can be served hot or cold. It is high in fibre and is a great way to use up excess zucchinis from the garden.
Continue reading for money saving tips and gluten and dairy free options. There is also a PDF version of this recipe at the end of the post which can be printed or saved to your device to save on paper.
*The Nutrition Facts label above should be used as a guide only. The amounts can change depending on the brands you use. To reduce the fat content always try to buy reduced fat products and lean meat when you can afford it. Look for reduced salt products and low sugar without artificial sugar replacements.
Use the same amount of plain flour then add 2 teaspoons of baking powder for every 1 cup of flour. Sift together to ensure the baking powder is evenly mixed through.
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Gluten and Dairy Free Options
For gluten free; use a measure for measure gluten free flour blend. If you can’t find gluten free self rising flour then use gluten free plain flour and add 2 teaspoons of gluten free baking powder. Check the ham and bacon for gluten. For dairy free; use a lactose free cheese however some dairy intolerance sufferers can tolerate hard cheeses such as cheddar so you will need to check.
Save money on this recipe by growing your own zucchini. They are one of the easiest vegetables to grow during the warmer months. Start from seed sown directly into mounds once the threat of frost is over.
Zucchinis like regular deep watering. Fertilise with a liquid fertiliser every two weeks to get the most out of your plants. They provide continuous picking throughout the warmer months. Try this growing guide.
This guide to Creating Budget Friendly Meals covers everything from planning to making the most of in season vegetables and meat to using raw ingredients to create healthy and nutritious meals which cost less to make. A little forethought can save you a great deal of money over the course of the year.
To save or print this recipe for zucchini and carrot slice, here is the PDF Version.
Looking for more zucchini recipes? Try Grilled Zucchini.
Do you want to know how to grow zucchinis at home? They take only a little care and will reward you with a constant supply right through the warmer months. Try this guide on growing zucchini from seed.
Are you interested growing and preserving food? You might like this free guide to Homesteading.
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