Marinated courgette salad

Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Low fat and superhealthy.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal117
  • fat11.4g
  • saturates1.7g
  • carbs1.8g
  • sugars1.7g
  • fibre1.2g
  • protein1.8g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 2 large or 4 small courgette, topped and tailed
    Courgette

    Courgette

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

  • juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Method

  1. Using a vegetable swivel peeler or mandolin, slice the courgettes into long thin ribbons and place in a shallow serving dish. Whisk the lemon juice with the olive oil in a small bowl and season generously.

  2. Drizzle over the courgette ribbons and leave to marinate for 15 mins before serving.

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Comments (5)

keelz2010's picture
3.75

Nice as a side but a little bland for me personally.

karaline's picture
5

This very simple and surprisingly nice recipe almost single handedly got me through my courgette glut this year (although I added balsamic vinegar)

manssy's picture

The courgettes are not cooked?? They are raw?

melitajm's picture

Forgot to add that I also added Lardons and dijon mustard to the marinade to give a slight kick

melitajm's picture

Changed this a little as thought that courgettes alone would be tad bland. Added a little sweetcorn, quartered cherry tomatoes, finely diced red onion, red Kideney bean and pasta. Added a little salt and pepper to the marinade.
Was gtreat - and cooling in the hot weather...eventhe kids oved it (aged 3 and 6).

Questions (2)

cornishbob's picture

Hi I was just wondering how this recipe contains 62g of carb?

goodfoodteam's picture

Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. Our nutritionist recalculated the data for this recipe and it is actually lower in carbohydrates than originally stated. We've now updated the information above. Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Best wishes, BBC Good Food team

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