Baked Yellow Zucchini, Leek and Vegan Feta "Omelette" with Fresh Dill and Mint

1
Joan Hunt

By
@vegancook

This is a filling and hearty breakfast that tastes good too.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
freekeh, soaked for 6-8 hours
1 c
water
salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
3
leeks, tops removed, split lengthwise and chopped (you want about 2 inches of green included)
3
zucchini, coarsely grated
3 Tbsp
fresh mint, chopped
3 Tbsp
fresh dill, chopped
2 c
basic scrambled "egg" mix
5 oz
vegan feta cheese, crumbled
salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Baked Yellow Zucchini, Leek and Vegan Feta "Omelette" with Fresh Dill and Mint

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the freekeh, water and a large pinch of salt to a boil. Once boiling, turn the heat down to low, cover the pan and simmer until the water is absorbed, about 30 minutes. The Freekeh should be fully cooked.
  • 2Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F. In a large frying pan (that has a lid) over medium low heat, warm two of the tablespoons of olive oil. Cook the leeks, covered but stirring occasionally, until soft. This should take about 10-15 minutes. Once soft, remove the leeks from the pan and place into a large bowl.
  • 3In the same pan, add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil, heat the oil, then cook the zucchini over medium heat until it softens. This should take about 5-7 minutes. Season with a touch of salt and pepper, then add to the bowl with the leeks.
  • 4To the bowl of leeks and zucchini, add the rice, mint, dill, scrambled "egg" mix, vegan feta, salt and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  • 5Grease a 9 x 9 baking dish, then pour the mixture into the dish. Smooth over with a spatula, then bake until golden brown and set, about 35-40 minutes. To serve, cut into squares and serve while still warm.

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About Baked Yellow Zucchini, Leek and Vegan Feta "Omelette" with Fresh Dill and Mint

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles, Eggs
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy