“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Italian Vegetable Custard

June 28, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is an Italian Vegetable Custard. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Eggs, Flour, Yellow Summer Squash, Zucchini, Sliced Olives, Grated Parmesan Cheese, Dried Basil Leaves, Garlic Salt, Tomato, Onion, and Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Italian Vegetable Custard
Italian Vegetable CustardRecipe courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.

Recipe Ingredients:
4 large eggs
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups coarsely shredded yellow summer squash
1 cup coarsely shredded zucchini
1 (2.25-ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained – divided use
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
6 very thin tomato slices
1 small onion, thinly sliced, separated into rings
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (2 ounces)

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
2 – Beat eggs and flour in medium bowl until smooth. Add yellow squash, zucchini and 1/4 cup olives; mix well. Spread in greased 8-inch square baking pan.
3 – Bake in center of 450°F (230°C) oven just until custard is set, about 10 minutes.
4 – Mix Parmesan cheese, basil and garlic salt; sprinkle over custard. Top evenly with tomato, remaining olives, onion and Jack cheese.
5 – Bake until cheese is melted, about 4 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.

Lighter Option – Recipe can be made with reduced-fat cheese, if desired.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 186; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 214mg; Total Carbs: 19g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 11g; Sodium: 338mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/italian_vegetable_custard_recipe.html

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