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Zucchini Ricotta Cheesecake

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: savory cheesecake, low carb cheesecake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A savoury low carb cheesecake to enjoy in place of a frittata or egg dish to shake things up
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  • 7-inch spring form cake tin


  • 2 cups Zucchini grated and water squeezed out
  • 15 oz Ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 Spring onions chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves chopped
  • ¼ cup Dill, fresh chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon zest
  • 2 Eggs beaten
  • cup Goats cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Grease a 7 inch springform pan.
  • Combine the ricotta, Parmesan, onions, garlic, dill and lemon thoroughly in a bowl. Add the eggs and mix well.
  • Add the zucchini, season with the salt & pepper, and stir well.
  • Put the mixture into the springform pan and spread evenly.
  • Top with slices or chunks (depending whether you use hard or soft) of the goat’s cheese and put it over the top of the ricotta cheesecake
  • Bake for 1 hour until the goats cheese is melted.
  • Remove and cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove and either serve warm or allow to cool and serve.  Either way is delicious.


Serves 8 slices
Nutritional Info per slice:  175 Calories, 12g Fat, 13g Protein, 4g Total Carbs, 1g Fibre, 3g Net Carbs
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Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 1g