• 800 gram bread flour or 00 pizza flour
  • 1 sachet dried yeast
  • 20g salt
  • 250ml water
  • 1 big one zucchini
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 10 cherry tomatoes (optional)
  • 10 olives (optional)
  • to taste rosemary (optional)
  • to taste salt & pepper


  1. Grate or slice the zucchini
  2. put garlic and oil in a pan fry garlic till blond not brown
  3. add the zucchini and cook till soft
  4. blitz the cooked zucchini in a blender
  5. put flour, salt, yeast, water, and blitzed zucchini in a stand mixer
  6. or, just, use a bowl and your hands
  7. mix until it makes a nice dough
  8. add water as needed
  9. leave on the windowsill with a wet tea towel on top for 2 hours
  10. Knock it back and split it into at least 2 (depends on the size of tin you have)
  11. Oil the tin, spread the dough into it
  12. Optionally leave for another hour to rise
  13. Add tomatoes, olives, rosemary, and sea salt to taste
  14. Use your fingers to make dimples in the dough
  15. Cool at 180C for 20mins or until golden brown

This year we've grown way too many zucchinis.

the plants

One way I've been trying to use them up is putting them in dough.

The kids love it!

chopped garlic and zucchini blitzed cooked zucchini dough ready for the oven ready for the oven two cooked-one cooked-two