Cutting down on salt
doesn't mean you have
to cut out flavour.

The best way to cut down on your salt intake is to cook fresh! You’ll find below some easy recipes that are full of flavour and low in salt. They are also recipes that will store well and can be easily prepared at the beginning of the week, so you don’t have to reach for processed foods during the busy working week. Most of them are super simple so get the kids involved and cook up a storm!

Zucchini slice

  • Sodium

    317mg

  • Energy

    1070kJ

  • Fat

    8.9g

  • Sat Fat

    4g

  • Sugar

    9.2g

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • pepper
  • 1 large zucchini, grated
  • 400 g carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels or frozen peas
  • 1 medium brown onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 3/4 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, grated
  • olive or canola oil spray
  • 3 large tomatoes, sliced, optional
  • green side salad, to serve

Method

Recipe from livelighter.com.au. © State of Western Australia 2012, reproduced with permission

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (180ºC fan forced).
  2. Whisk eggs in a medium jug, season with black pepper and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine remaining ingredients except tomato. Add eggs and stir mixture until well combined.
  4. Spray a large baking dish with oil. Pour in zucchini mix and flatten with a spoon. Cover with tomato slices arranged in a single layer.
  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until firm and golden brown.
  6. Rest in the pan for 10 minutes before dividing into 6 pieces and cutting into slices. Serve with a green side salad.

 

Serves 6