Baked Carrots and Zucchini (Courgettes)

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A juicy, warming vegetable bake from France.

Use as a side dish to a French main course.

Ingredients

500gm
organic carrots
500gm
zucchini (courgettes)
1
medium onion
15 ml
Zaytoun FAIRTRADE olive oil
2
medium eggs
200ml
single cream
50g
grated cheese
15ml
fresh chopped parsley
2.5 ml
FAIRTRADE ground nutmegs
salt and FAIRTRADE ground black pepper
15ml
sesame seeds
FAIRTRADE
Sources

Method

Peel and chop the onion.

Peel and grate the carrots.

Top and tail and grate the zucchini.

Heat the oil and pre-fry the carrots, zucchini and onion for 3 minutes, remove from the heat.

Beat together the eggs, cream, cheese, parsley, nutmeg salt and pepper.

Add the mixture to the vegetables and stir well.

Transfer to a lightly oiled dish and sprinkle over the sesame seeds.

Bake for 20 minutes at gas mark 4 (180 °C; 350 °F). The mixture should be firm to the touch and pale golden brown on top.

To serve

Serve hot