Vegetable pies

Recipe from: 11 May 2015
vegetarian, recipes, Banting

Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time 00:10


  • butter for ramekins
  • 1
  • 1
    clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 350
    baby marrows/zucchini, grated
  • 100
    baby spinach
  • pinch of paprika
  • pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 400
    cooked cauliflower, mashed
  • 6
    eggs, separated
  • 1/3
    grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper



Generously butter 4 x one and half cup ramekins.
Preheat the oven to 170 degrees C.  

Melt the butter and gently fry the garlic until soft.
Add the grated baby marrows/zucchini and spinach and cook for about 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally until soft.
Mix in the paprika, nutmeg and mashed cauliflower.
Beat the egg yolks with the cheese and mix in the vegetables.
Beat the egg whites in a clean, dry bowl until stiff.
Add a third of the egg whites to the vegetable mixture and mix well.
Gently fold in the rest of the egg whites until just combined.

Pour the mixture into the ramekins and bake for 30 – 35 minutes until puffed up and golden.
Serve immediately or let it cool down for 10 minutes or so, gently tip out of the ramekins and eat at room temperature as a pie.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Hein Stirred. To see more recipes, please click here.
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