Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

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Zucchini I love it! You too? This vegetable in this recipe offers so many different possibilities to get started with it. Because a plate cake is always a good idea to make, we are going to get started with it. It also wants something so we make it a nice pattern by interweaving yellow and green courgettes. And that's very simple, but it just makes it look a bit nicer, doesn't it? At the bottom of this blog I give you some variation options because there are enough. Recipe Zucchini Italian plate pie with fresh pesto.

This zucchini plate pie with fresh pesto is a delicious and healthy meal that is perfect for a summer day. It's made with fresh zucchini, pesto, cheese, and eggs, and it's a snap to prepare. Serve this pie with a salad or some bread for a complete meal.

Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

And this is how you make it:

-First preheat your oven to 200 degrees

-Line a baking tray with baking paper and place the 6 thawed sheets of puff pastry on it. Place them with the edges slightly over each other so that they stick together neatly.

Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

- Spread them with the fresh pesto and leave a small border around.

Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

- With a cheese slicer you can slice nice strips of the courgettes. Then place the bars on the pesto layer like a braid.

Grind some fresh pepper with your pepper mill and put a few tomatoes on it. Now it can go in the oven for about 20 minutes.

-While the cake is in the oven, we heat a frying pan and briefly fry the pine nuts until they are nicely browned.

Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

When it is finally ready, take the cake out of the oven and sprinkle the seeds on it.

Tip: do you want to dress him up a bit more? Then put some goat cheese or some ricotta on it before it goes into the oven. You can also replace the green pesto with red pesto or even tapenade. You can also use different colors of carrots for a festive effect.

Here you will find the complete recipe with all the ingredients you need. I hope you have fun preparing the dish below.

Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

Zucchini pie with fresh pesto

Zucchini I love it! You too? This vegetable offers so many different possibilities to get started with it.

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Hallway: Side dish, lunch
Kitchen: European
Keyword: plate cake
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
calories: 117kcal
Author: Francine
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Ingredients:

  • 6 sheets of puff pastry
  • 1 yellow zucchini
  • 1 green zucchini
  • fresh pesto
  • Sun dried tomatoes
  • roasted pine nuts

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And this is how you make it:

  • First preheat your oven to 200 degrees
  • Line a baking tray with baking paper and place the 6 thawed sheets of puff pastry on it. Place them with the edges slightly over each other so that they stick together neatly.
  • Spread them with the fresh pesto and leave a small border all around.
  • With a cheese slicer you can slice nice strips of the courgettes. Then place the bars on the pesto layer like a braid.Zucchini plate cake with fresh pesto
  • Grind some fresh pepper on it with your pepper mill and put a few tomatoes on it. Now it can go in the oven for about 20 minutes.
  • While the cake is in the oven, heat a frying pan and briefly fry the pine nuts until they are nicely browned.
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