ZucchiniZucchini comes in colours of dark and light green. The hybrid version is an orange or a deep yellow colour zucchini. It originated in Italy in the 15th century. It is a vegetable of the temperate climates and usually grown in gardens as well. 100 grams of zucchini would contain about 17 calories.

Thus, it becomes the apt food for the calorie conscious. The fat content in zucchini is very low and it also has zero cholesterol. It has sodium and potassium and carbohydrates. It also contains proteins, dietary fibres and sugar. It contains lots of vitamin C, vitamin B6, Vitamin A, iron, magnesium and calcium.

Zucchini is very good for the heart. It prevents a heart stroke and reduces the risk of a heart attack. It also helps in lowering the blood pressure of those who suffer from high blood pressure problems. It is also high in manganese, which helps in several physiological functions.  The vitamin C and A present in zucchini have antioxidants that help prevent cancer.

Zucchini is seen to improve prostrate health, for those who have enlarged prostate glands. It also helps anti- inflammatory disorders, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and several other related disease. Zucchini is being recommended being recommended by doctors to patients suffer from obesity because of it low fat content.

  • Olive oil
  • 1 bacon
  • 4 zucchini- grated
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup of vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup flour


Cooking time
  • 50 minutes {10 minutes preparation time and 40 minutes cooking time}


  • Preheat the oven to about180 degrees Celsius.
  • Brush a pan with oil
  • Add a non stick baking paper
  • Cook the bacon on a frying pan with medium heat for about 3 minutes.
  • Transfer the mixture in to a large bowl.
  • Cook the zucchini, stir for 5 minutes until it is tender.
  • Transfer to the bowl and leave aside to cool.
  • Add the eggs, cheddar and zucchini mix. Add in the flour.
  • Season it with salt and pepper
  • Mix well
  • Pour the mixture in to the pan and bake for about half an hour till it is golden brown.
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