How To Make The Zucchini Swallow – Thank Us Later!




The Zucchini swallow is our latest food discovery, and it is absolutely fantastic.

What is Zucchini?

Zucchini or courgette  is a vegetable. Not to be confused with cucumber… See differences here. There are so many health benefits you get from Zucchinis, including being one of the very low calorie vegetables – only 17 calories per 100g.

One of our favourite food bloggers, Erinma of Foodland Fairy (She’s got amazing recipes) has put together a graphic step by step guide to help you prepare the Zucchini swallow easily.



Step 1: What You Need


–  250 grams zucchini

–  100 ml water

–  2 tablespoons psyllium husk (If you are in Nigeria and don’t know where to get psyllium husk, you can order from


Step 2: Wash and slice the Zucchini



Step 3: Place Zucchini in a pot and pour in the water



Step 4: Steam for 5 minutes



Step 5: Blend



SEE ALSO: How To Make Dodo Frittata

Step 6: Make sure your Zucchini is blended into a puree



Step 7:  Heat up a pot➡Pour in the zucchini puree



Step 8: Add 2 table spoons of Psyllium husk



Step 9: Stir



Step 10: Stir and and turn the heat off a minute after you added the Psyllium husk



Your Zucchini Swallow is ready. Serve with any soup of your choice




Erinma is a Nigerian, Wife, Mum of 3 and Food enthusiast! She is not a professional Chef, but hoping to become one someday. Check out her other amazing recipes on Foodland Fiary.


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  1. Laura Imolegah Babalola

    Laura Imolegah Babalola

    December 6, 2016 at 9:09 am

    It’s green! Looks good too! Trying it asap!

  2. Jennifer Onyejelem

    Jennifer Onyejelem

    December 6, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    I see you Erin Oj . RESPECT

    • Erin Oj

      Erin Oj

      December 6, 2016 at 6:25 pm

      Thanks sweetie ❤

  3. Faderera Fashola

    Faderera Fashola

    December 6, 2016 at 4:11 pm

    How is it done and what nutrients does it give

  4. Rita Oge

    Rita Oge

    December 6, 2016 at 9:26 pm

    Its great, same process with egg plant or cucumber swallow


    Zoe I

    May 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Where can I buy zucchini?

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