Cheese, Spinach and Zucchini Rice Slice

Looking for a delicious and healthy snack to enjoy? This cheese, spinach and zucchini rice slice recipe is perfect! It's easy to make and features nutrient-rich ingredients. Plus, it's sure to satisfy your hunger.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini, grated
  • 200g frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2/3 cup long or medium grain rice
  • 2/3 cup grated Australian reduced fat cheddar cheese 1/4 cup grated Australian parmesan cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup Australian reduced fat milk
  • freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Combine zucchini, spinach, spring onion, rice and cheeses in a large bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Whisk together the eggs, milk and pepper and stir into the rice mixture.
  3. Spread rice mixture into a deep 20cm x 30cm baking paper lined dish, cover with foil and bake at 180°C for 30 minutes. Remove foil and cook for a further 30 minutes until eggs have set and rice is cooked. Cool to room temperature before serving or refrigerate until required.
  4. To serve, cut into 20 squares and serve warm or cold.

Additional Information
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

This rice slice is a delicious lunchbox idea, that can be used as an alternative to sandwiches. Enjoy warm or cool.
Vary flavourings by adding corn kernels, lean ham, grated pumpkin or carrot in place of the spinach.
Try using different types of cheeses like crumbled ricotta or feta.

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