Zucchini pie without oven, simple and fast to do. These cakes are usually made in the oven and some with puff pastry or shortcrust pastry, however, in RecetasGratis we show a much easier and cheaper recipe, since it does not require an oven or any base dough. In turn, it is lighter and healthier.
Zucchini is a vegetable that is consumed a lot, is one of the most liked and is very healthy. With zucchini you can make various recipes such as creams, fries, stuffed zucchini, fried, battered … We have plenty of possibilities to cook with zucchini. It contains many vitamins and minerals and a lot of fiber and is low in calories. In short, it is an essential food in our diet and with this cake we can introduce it without problem. This tart is similar to a quiche but much lighter. Cooking with the microwave is easy, but you need to know our microwave to be able to adjust the power and time to the characteristics of our appliance. In this sense, it is better to put fewer minutes and add time as we see so that it cooks little by little but well. Read on for all the tricks and know how to microwave zucchini cake.
2 diners 30m Starter Low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Recommended for vegetarians, Microwave recipes Ingredients:
- 2 zucchini
- 1 onion
- 3 eggs
- 150 milliliters of cooking cream (milk cream)
- 50 grams of grated cheese
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 pinch of salt
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
Peel and chop the onion and wash the zucchini, which can be left with or without the skin. Cut the zucchini into thin slices.
Trick: If you have a mandolin, use it to cut the zucchini, so you will get thinner slices.
Put a pan with a few tablespoons of oil and add the onion and zucchini. Sauté these vegetables until they are poached. If you prefer, you can also add these raw ingredients to the dough and let them cook in the microwave. This way they will not be so soft, but it is a much faster option.
Trick: You can add other vegetables like carrot or eggplant. In both cases, in very thin slices.
Butter or oil a pan microwave safe. We have used a glass mold about 22 cm in diameter.
Whisk the eggs with the cream in another bowl or in the same one that you are going to use to cook the zucchini cake in the microwave,
Add some of the cheese and a little salt and keep beating.
Add the poached vegetables and integrate them into the dough. Remember that you can also add raw vegetables, although previously cooked they give the zucchini cake in the microwave an extra flavor.
Incorporate the rest of the cheese on top of the mixture so that it is a little gratin.
Trick: You can also add sliced york ham or a can of drained and crumbled tuna.
Microwave zucchini cake at 950 W for 6 minutes. Look how this time has passed, and if the center is still undone, leave it for 2 more minutes. Again, take it out and decide if you need to put it down for another minute. When it is, let it rest for 2-3 minutes.
Trick: We recommend adding time from minute to minute to avoid burning.
Unmold the cake and place it on the serving plate. If you like more gilding, you can activate the grill function in the microwave for a few seconds. This microwave zucchini cake It is delicious, it is very easy and it has nothing to envy to the traditional one made in the oven. You can serve it accompanied by bread, like the one we teach you to prepare in this Recipe for bread with wholemeal flour or in this other recipe for homemade spongy bread.
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