• Iris Windsor

Ham and Vegetable Slice

When cooking for children we try to find ways to include lots of vegetables.

Sometimes it is very difficult to introduce vegetables, particularly when we are introducing new foods. This recipe is worth trying as it is something that the whole family could enjoy.

Ham and Vegetable Slice


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 brown onion, finely diced

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 200g ham off the bone, finely chopped

  • 5 zucchinis, grated, excess juice squeezed out

  • 2/3 cup corn kernels

  • 1 carrot, grated

  • ½ red capsicum, finely diced

  • 1 ¼ cup wholemeal self-raising flour

  • 1 cup grated cheese

  • 4 eggs

  • ¼ bunch parsley, roughly chopped

  • ½ cup milk

  • Pepper, to season


1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a 20 x 30cm rectangular dish with baking paper.

2. Heat a frypan over medium heat and add oil.

3. Add onion, garlic, and ham and sauté until for 3 – 4 minutes.

4. Place zucchini, corn, carrot, capsicum, flour, cheese, and parsley into a large bowl.

5. Whisk eggs and milk together in a separate bowl.

6. Add this to the large bowl.

7. Add the garlic, onion and ham to the bowl

8. Mix until well combined and pour into prepared baking dish.

9. Cook in the oven for 50 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.


  • This recipe is a great one to prepare at the beginning of the week and slice up and enjoy for lunches mid week.

  • We’re always looking to increase the variety of plant foods in our recipes and this one contains a whopping 7 different plant foods

  • Thanks to The Biting Truth for this recipe and photo

To learn more about kids nutrition, go to: https://www.thebitingtruth.com

To learn more about us, at Dragonfly's Early Learning at Coolum Beach, go to https://www.dragonflys.com.au/contact-us

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