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Lemon and Courgette pasta

This recipe from Adele will easily scale up or down to feed as many people as you need. Fry onion/shallot or garlic (or both) in olive oil. Stir in a chopped red chilli or some dried chilli flakes. Per person, add 1 medium grated courgette […]

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Summer squash and spinach gratin with ricotta custard

“The quantities of vegetables given are not absolutes. Work with whatever you have on hand, in more or less these proportions, possibly substituting some tender chard leaves for the spinach.” Deborah Madison 2 large leeks or a combination of leeks and onions, sliced 2 garlic […]

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Courgette cake

This is Mel and Paul’s favourite courgette cake recipe. If you’ve got one you love too, why not submit it and we can have a competition! 1lb Courgettes, washed, trimmed and grated 6 floz cooking oil 8-10oz Demerera Sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 12oz Plain […]

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More ideas for courgettes

A great idea for convenience and quick preparation is to grate a bunch of courgettes, package them in freezer bags and store for later. Grated courgette has a multitude of uses; for moisture in lean meatloaf and meatballs, as courgette-slaw, in quick breads and muffins, […]

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Courgette carpaccio

      1 small courgette per person Lemon juice Oil Salt and pepper Slice the courgettes as thinly as possible. Lay on a plate and drizzle with oil and a good splash of lemon juice. Scatter with salt and black pepper. Allow to sit […]

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Griddled Courgette with smoky scrambled eggs

Mmmm… Breakfast. Serves two. 1 good sized courgette Pinch of chipotle flakes (or smoked paprika if you haven’t got any) Pinch of regular chilli flakes I clove garlic, finely chopped Splodge of butter 4 eggs, beaten. Start off by soaking the pinches of two different […]

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Creamy courgette pasta with garlic and chilli

“This is the recipe that first convinced me to eat courgettes a couple of years ago, and now I always pick up an extra couple from the swap box to make sure I have enough to last me the week”- Elena Serves two. 200g linguini […]