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Looking for some lunchbox inspo? Take a tip from our favourite foodie, Melanie Lionello, most commonly known as Instagram blogger @naturally_nutritious, and give this zucchini slice recipe a whirl. It’s brimming with vegetables, takes less than 10 minutes to put together and makes more than enough to last you for the working week!

“I got very bored of sandwiches and salads at work and wanted something a little more satisfying, especially for the colder months,” she says of the inpiration behind the dish.

“Zucchini slice hits the spot because you can have it hot or cold and it’s jam-packed full of veggies and protein-rich eggs to keep you feeling fuller for longer.”

Ingredients

450g zucchini, grated

1 cob of corn, kernals removed

3 spring onions, sliced

5 eggs, lightly beaten

1 1/2 cups of wholemeal self-raising flour

1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

200g feta, crumbled

3 silverbeet leaves, finely sliced

Vegie Packed Zucchini Slice

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius.
  2. Place everything into a mixing bowl and combine well.
  3. Pour into a brownie pan lined with baking paper and place into the oven.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  5. Cool completely then cut and enjoy!

Be sure to share your #WholesomeEats with @shesaid and @naturally_nutritious on Instagram!