Zucchini Cheese

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Zucchini Cheese: as many already know, many people decide not to consume animal products because they are vegan and many simply cannot consume lactose due to intolerance. We have to admit, most products nowadays have lactose, and in excess many times, it can be bad for your health. 

But then the question remains: how to avoid this harm without getting rid of the delicious flavor that foods using cheese bring to the table? In today's recipe, we're going to answer that question and show you a zucchini cheese as a simple and practical alternative to regular cheese. In addition to being delicious, zucchini cheese brings with it a very beneficial ingredient for our body. 

This zucchini cheese recipe will also help you save money and innovate, since, let's face it, lactose-free products in grocery stores still cost a fortune. Did you like this idea? Then follow the recipe below!

Zucchini Cheese Recipe


  • 2 large zucchinis; 
  • 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil; 
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice; 
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg; 
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of salt;
  • 2 teaspoons of agar-agar.

Method of preparation:

Peel the zucchinis, cut into cubes and bring to a boil. Once cooked, drain the water. Combine the cooked zucchinis, oil, nutmeg and salt in a blender. Mix until you get a smooth mixture. 

Transfer the mixture to a pan, add the agar-agar and boil for 6 minutes. Remove from heat, add the lemon and mix well. Place in a jar and refrigerate for about 6 hours or until the cheese hardens. Serve immediately and have a good meal.

What are the benefits of zucchini cheese?

Zucchini cheese has as its main surprise ingredient, as the name implies, zucchini. This fruit is used in several dishes aimed at those who want a healthier meal. 

Zucchini can replace carbohydrates in your meals, which is an advantage, since excess consumption can have consequences. It also brings vitamin B in it, which helps to deal with blood glucose, preventing diabetes. In addition, it helps with vision, bones and is also super tasty if prepared in the right way. 

A tip to buy the best zucchinis for your zucchini cheese is to observe if the fruit is firm, with a shiny skin and if its size is smaller, because usually the smaller the tastier and more tender it tastes.
Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Zucchini Cheese, how about getting to know other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.

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