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Mini Zucchini Quiche Recipe | So Easy The Kids Can Help!

At our place we grow zucchini and our chickens give us eggs, so when I couldn’t find a recipe for an easy mini zucchini quiche, I made up my own! This one is a really easy recipe to whip up in less than 15 minutes and is a winner with kids for lunches, snacks or even dinner! You will need an electric mixer or be prepared for a little bit of brisk stirring. You will also need a cupcake tray.

This recipe makes about 24 mini zucchini quiches

easy mini zucchini quiche

Ingredients for mini zuchinni quiche

  • Puff pastry
  • 150 grams of cheddar cheese
  • 400 grams of zucchini
  • 1 large brown onion
  • 200 grams of bacon
  • 5 eggs
  • 150 grams of self raising flour
  • 90 grams of vegetable or grapeseed oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

easy mini zucchini quiche


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 celsius.
  2. Grease cupcake tin and cut out circles of puff pastry using a large cookie cutter.
  3. Place the puff pastry into the cupcake tins spaces and set aside.
  4. Grate cheddar cheese, and zucchini, – set aside.
  5. Dice onion (or grate if you prefer) and cut up bacon into small cubes – set aside.
  6. In a mixing bowl, add self raising flour, oil, eggs and salt and pepper. Use a electric mixer or beat until well combined.
  7. Add grated cheese, grated zucchini and mix well.
  8. Pour mixture into the prepared cupcake dish and bake at 180 degrees celcius for approx 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Serve warm or cold with salad or vegetables.

These mini zuchinni quiche’s are a real crowd pleaser as they fit into so many categories – easy, kid friendly, tasty, can be eaten hot or cold, they store well, able to be frozen and did we mention easy!?

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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