Zucchini Toast Video by Tarla dalal

Zucchini Toast Video by Tarla dalal

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Spreads transform simple breads and toasts into lavish fare! This spread is a nice combo water-filled zucchini, and vitamin rich parsley pepped up with the flavours of lemon, chillies and walnuts. You would not head for fat-laden butter and cheese after you have tasted brown bread with this delectable spread!

  

Recipe Description for Zucchini Toast ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

Preparation Time: 
Makes 8 toasts
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Ingredients


For The Zucchini Spread (makes Approx. 3/4 Cup)
3/4 cup thickly grated zucchini (unpeeled)
2 tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp crushed garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
salt and to taste
1/2 tbsp chopped and roasted walnuts (akhrot)

For Serving
1 small whole wheat french bread loaf (cut into 8 slices)

Method

For the zucchini spread

  1. Squeeze the zucchini with hands to remove the excess water.
  2. Combine all the ingredients, except the walnuts, and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  3. Transfer the paste to a bowl, add the walnuts and mix well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  5. Divide the spread into 8 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving, toast the bread slices in a sandwich griller till they are brown and crispy from both the sides.
  2. Apply a portion of the spread evenly over each bread slice.
  3. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values Per Toast
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatFibreFolic acid
38 calories 1.1 gm 5.5 gm 1.2 gm 0.3 gm 6.1 mcg
RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy StartersBuy this cookbook

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