Italian stuffed courgettes

Italian stuffed courgettes

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins


Serves 4
Pack courgettes with pine nuts, sundried tomatoes, breadcrumbs and herbs then oven bake for a healthy veggie main

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal244
  • fat17g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs14g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein10g
  • salt0.5g
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  • 4 courgette, halved lengthways



    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 3 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • mixed salad, to serve

For the stuffing

  • 50g dried white breadcrumb
  • 50g pine nut
  • 6 spring onion, trimmed and finely sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 6 sundried tomato in oil, drained
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaf
  • 25g Parmesan or vegetarian alternative, finely grated



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…


  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Place the courgettes in a single layer in a shallow ovenproof dish, fairly tightly together, cut-side up. Brush lightly with 1 tsp oil and bake for 20 mins.

  2. To make the stuffing, mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and season with lots of black pepper.

  3. Sprinkle the stuffing on top of the courgettes and drizzle with the remaining olive oil. Bake for a further 10-15 mins or until the courgettes are softened and the topping is golden and crisp. Serve hot with a mixed salad.

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Comments (4)

Tynka's picture

This is absolutely delicious! I changed ingredients a little bit and it´s so tasty! :-) I´m going to make it again really soon ;)

debbiehill's picture

I really enjoyed this recipe. I used fresh courgettes fresh from the garden and swapped the thyme for basil. A quick and delicious dinner.

goffin's picture

I used this recipe as a base, added some extras (odds and ends from the fridge such as half a jar of tomato and basil sauce, half a slice of ham) and it was delicious.

saskiat's picture

Made this tonight, courgette is rather soggy and not particularly tasty. Overall a disappointment

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