Melting cheese courgettes

Melting cheese courgettes

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Easily doubled
This courgette dish is a perfect supper solution, and would go well with grilled chicken or fish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal100
  • fat8g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.16g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 200g baby courgette, halved lengthways (or 4 ordinary courgettes, sliced thickly)
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

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

  • handful of Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), finely grated
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

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

  • zest 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

Method

  1. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan or, if griddling. Rub the courgettes in the oil, season, then fry or griddle for 3-5 mins on each side until softened and golden. Transfer to a serving bowl, then toss with the Parmesan, lemon zest and plenty of black pepper. Drizzle with an extra drizzle of olive oil, if liked. Try serving with grilled chicken or fish.

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SmartPig
6th Aug, 2015
I used homegrown baby courgettes and added the flowers, roughly chopped, too. Delicious!
skattikat
9th Feb, 2013
5.05
Amazing and so tasty. Even my teenager loved this and she hates courgettes
chefjulielee
13th Oct, 2011
2.05
Made this the other night and was ok...but for some reason it came out watery! i think possibly because i fried them and lots of water came out..not sure...plus it was a little bitter but could have been just the courgetts...will try it again some other time and grill them with less lemon zest.
spongemaker1
9th May, 2011
5.05
Lovely tasty & simple recipe, this is one of the best ways to enjoy eating courgettes.
pleasantpicnics
19th Aug, 2010
5.05
This is one of my favourite recipes on BBC Good Food. Really tasty. The flavours are so complimentary. A fab way to cook this vegetable.
yumyum280763
22nd Jul, 2010
5.05
Gorgeous simple side dish! Did the baked version, was lovely and creamy and being lemony worked well with fish. Will be doing it again!
west1871
3rd Jul, 2010
3.05
much nicer than we thought and a nice idea for first home grown courgettes of the season
midger
15th Jun, 2010
5.05
Picked our first courgettes of this season and could not have done anything better with them. This dish is superb. We had it with pan fried sea bass (and a nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc) a true classic. Will be trying it on all our friends.
vickpole
18th Apr, 2010
5.05
This went FAB with Hugh F-W's herb roast chicken and the cous cous and beetroot dish on the Good Food website. I cooked two large courgettes for two adults and two children and it wasn't enough as this is one tasty dish!
heidigough
13th May, 2009
5.05
I didn't have any parmesan so used a vintage cheddar instead. Surprisingly tasty.

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