Thursday, September 16, 2010

Gluten Free Zucchini Pie

This very easy (and gluten free!) zucchini pie is tasty, healthy, and can make a quick lunch or dinner. It freezes very well, so you can make a big one, cut it in individual portions and save it in the freezer to take to work.
We've been making this dough for a while now and it comes out very well. It doesn't require much work, and can be easily done on a food processor if you find it faster.

Gluten-Free Zucchini Pie from Julia and Julieta on Vimeo.


Gluten free savory pie dough:
(these proportions will make 2 discs -you'll see that in the video we only did half, and use cheese instead of a dough top to cover it)

  • 2 cups of gluten-free flour mix
  • 1 teaspoon xantan ghum
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • salt and pepper
Zucchini filling:
  • zucchinis: depending on their size, approximately 4 to 6 zucchinis for a regular sized pie
  • 1 onion or a bunch of green onions
  • 1 or 2 shallots
  • 2 eggs
  • mozzarella cheese
  • half cup Greek yogurt
  • Salt and pepper
Some additional tips:

  • It's better to steam the zucchinis rather than boiling them, as they tend to produce a lot of water and the dough can get soggy.
  • If you can, try to take the pie out of the pan right after you take it out of the oven and place it on a wooden tray. It will prevent the dough from getting soggy and it really makes a difference! (But only try it if you have pie pans with removable bottom)
  • If you want a richer pie, replace the Greek yogurt with heavy cream or cream cheese.


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    2. Thank you! hope you enjoy them :-)

    3. ¿que es xantan ghum? gTranslator no me lo toma.

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    4. Creo que es goma xántica en español, y seguro se consigue en dietéticas!

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