Heart-Shaped Mini Zucchini Cakes
Heart-shaped zucchini savory cakes are such a good way to start your Valentine's Day.
They are low in fat and loaded with vitamins. Just a few ingredients and super easy to make.
You can also bake this batter in a one dish casserole, just be aware that this may take more time in the oven.
Did you know that Zucchinis can slow down aging? but not only that!
It can also:
*Lower blood sugar,
*Supports healthy circulation and healthy heart
*Boost your energy levels
*Help with weight loss
so what are you waiting for? guilt free food is the best food:)
yield: 9 cakes
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 leeks or 1 onion, chopped
4 zucchinis, grated
2 flax eggs (2 tbsp flaxseed meal and 6 tbsp water, let sit for 10-15 minutes)
2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
3/4 cup organic spelt flour or gf flour of your choice
+Olive oil spray
Heat oven to 375F.
In a nonstick pan on medium heat, add olive oil, leeks, salt and pepper. Saute until tender. Set aside and let cool.
In a mixing bowl, add the sautéed leeks, zucchinis, flax eggs, dill, spelt flour, salt, pepper. Mix well.
Line a baking sheet with a parchment paper.
Take a heart-shaped cookie cutter and place on the parchment paper. Create a ball of the zucchini mixture with your wet hands and place in the heart shaped cookie cutter. Compress it tightly so the mixture fits the shape, and gently pull the cookie cutter off. Repeat again until the mixture is finished. Makes about 9 mini cakes.
Spray the top with olive oil and bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
Let it set for about 10 minutes before serving.