Recipes Section - Courgette

Recipes using courgettes as a main ingredient in the dish

Courgette and Docellate Soup

Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe

This easy Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe is great for using up the summer time glut of courgettes that we always end up with. Can be frozen.

courgette pakora recipe

Courgette Pakora Recipe

Courgette Pakora Recipe - a great side dish for curry. This easy dish only takes about 15 minutes to make from start to finish.

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Courgette and Nut Cake Recipe

Courgette and Nut cake is an easy healthier cake that help to use up your glut of Courgettes. A 2lb cake will easily feed 8 people with healthy appetites.

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Courgette and Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Courgette and Chocolate Muffins Recipe. The recipe can be adapted to suit individual taste. A way to use up summer glut courgettes. Makes two dozen muffins.

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Courgette Cake Recipe

If you want a really indulgent courgette cake that freezes well, try this one. Serves 6 to 8 depending on appetite. The cream cheese icing is wonderful

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Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta. The key to this is doing all the preparation first so everything is ready before you start cooking.

marrow and courgette chutney

Marrow & Courgette Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Marrow & Courgette Chutney. Goes lovely with cheese or cold meats. Best to leave in a cool, dark place for 2 - 3 weeks at least before consuming.

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Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta. These ingredients are for serving two but can obviously be adapted for more people.

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Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf Recipe

Recipe for Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf. Yet another way to use up the annual courgette glut - or zucchini as they are called in the Americas

sweet green pickle

Sweet Green Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Green Pickle. Makes about 5.5kg (12lb) and the vegetables can vary with the seasons so a good way to use up gluts and surplus

braod bean pilaf

Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf. Takes about ½ an hour to prepare, 30 mins to 1 hour to cook Serve in bowls topped with griddled courgette.

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Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake Recipe

Recipe for Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake. Easy to make, takes about 10 minutes to prepare and less than 40 minutes in total to cook. Serves 4 to 6.

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Layered Savoury Pancake Stack Recipe

Recipe for Layered Savoury Pancake Stack. Easy and quick vegetarian meal sufficient for 2 people. Serve with a mixed salad.

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Vegetable & Red Bean Pilau Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable and Red Bean Pilau. A deliciously different, low-calorie one-pot meal. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

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Courgette Burgers Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Burgers. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve with salad or a tomato dish. Serves 4 (give or take). Use up the zucchini glut

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Griddled Courgette Antipasto Recipe

Recipe for Griddled Courgette Antipasto. Serve as part of a cold plate or antipasti. Garlic or chilli can be added to taste.

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Pineapple & Courgette Jam Recipe

Recipe for Pineapple and Courgette Jam. Adapted from an old book and it's worked good enough for everyone to be eating it without going YUK!

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Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup. Seasoning is very important. Don't skimp on it or you will have a very bland soup. Taste as you go along.

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Simple Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Simple Courgette Soup. Can freeze well and yummy with oaty/seedy bread! Use up the inevitable summer courgette glut with this tasty soup

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Courgette Muffins Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Muffins. Kids will love them and that you wont stop at eating just one!! Absolutely amazing and delicious (makes 24 muffins).


Rocket and Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Rocket and Courgette Soup. Makes two big bowls. Serve with croutons floated on top or crusty bread. Suitable for vegetarians - easily made vegan


Penne with Courgette Cream Recipe

Recipe for Penne with Courgette Cream. Can be served as an appetiser or as a main course. Any left over can be refrigerated and simply reheated.

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Greek Style Courgette and Cheese Pie Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Cheese Pie (Greek style). Absolutely delicious. Serve with a green salad and bread if necessary (the pie is filling on its own).

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Lemon, Marmalade and Courgette Cake Recipe

Recipe for Lemon, Marmalade and Courgette Cake. Very moist with a good lemon flavour. Serve on its own or with custard as a pudding.

spiced courgette soup

Spiced Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Courgette Soup. Easy to make and freezes well. Delicious served with a sprinkling of Lemon Pepper and crusty bread.

courgette soup with boursin

Courgette Soup with Boursin Recipe

Another Courgette Soup Recipe. This one with boursin (or equivalent). Serves 6 (or 12 if you like small bowls as it is very creamy). Freezes well.

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Chocolate Courgette Cake Recipe

Recipe for Chocolate Courgette Cake. A good recipe for getting children to eat more vegetables! Use up the summer glut of courgettes

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Courgette Cake Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Cake. A lovely cake and very easy to make. Another way to deal with the summer courgette glut!

vegetable lasagne

Vegetable Lasagne Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Lasagne. Serves 4. Nice with a crisp green salad.

mediterranean vegetable quiche

Mediterranean Vegetable Quiche

Recipe for Mediterranean Vegetable Quiche. Enough for 4 people. Can be eaten either hot or cold. Serve with a crisp green salad.

scalloped courgettes

Scalloped Courgettes Recipe

Recipe for Scalloped Courgettes. Serve warm with a fresh mixed salad. Enough for 4 people.

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Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Soup. A simple recipe with a delicious result. Another way to use up the courgette glut!

Courgettes with Tomatoes Recipe

Recipe for Courgettes and Tomatoes as a main course with the addition of brown rice.

Another Vegetable Layer Recipe

Another Vegetable Layer recipe. Goes well with boiled, plain, long-grain rice.
curry relish

Curry Relish Recipe

Recipe for Curry Relish. Strangely this doesn't work well with curry but it really brightens sausages up. Makes about 3 lbs (1.4 kg) of relish.

Courgette, Tomato and Potato Pie Recipe

Chives can replace the spring onions in this simple and substantial pie.

Recipe for Rainbow Risotto

A very colourful and tasty dish that is a meal on its own.

Recipe for Ratatouille

A simple side dish from the South of France. Ideal with grilled meats and barbeques. Serves 4.

Recipe for Courgette Pie

Based on a Greek recipe and a way to use up some of the courgette glut. Great cold for summer days with a salad or as a buffet dish.

Recipe for Courgette Frittata

Courgettes are a bit like buses, one comes along then they all do!

Recipe for Herbed Lentil and Parmesan pie

This fresh and filling dish is high in fibre and a good source of carbohydrate.

Recipe for Courgettes pretending to be chips!

A great but simple way to use up some of those courgettes that seem to come by the ton.
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Courgette Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Chutney. What to do with all those courgettes? Make a chutney with a difference, of course.

Recipe for Green and Blue Egg Cake

This serves 4 generously - and makes a lovely break from a meat based dish! Not to mention another way to make the best of the Courgette Glut! With grateful thanks to Gary Rhodes who started the evolution of this recipe!
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