Courgette Flan

 
Courgette flan

“I chose this dish in honour of vegetarians” (Françoise Provoost-Peeters, B&B “Eenvoud in Overvloed”)

A recipe easy to do with zucchini garden

Ingredients for 4 people

1kg courgettes- 4 eggs - 5 tablespoons cream - 2 tablespoons melted butter - 4 tablespoons plain flour - 220g grated Gruyère cheese - 1 teaspoon dried oregano - 1 teaspoon dried thyme 

Method

Preheat the oven to 200ºC - Wash the courgettes but do not peel them, then grate them onto a clean tea towel and press to dry them - Transfer the grated courgettes to a large bowl and add two whole eggs beaten with two egg yolks, the cream, melted butter and 160g of the grated cheese - Whisk the two egg whites until stiff and fold into the mixture - Butter an oven-proof dish and pour in the mixture, then sprinkle with the remaining grated cheese - Bake for 40 minutes.

Serve with

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