Courgette salad

Courgette salad

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(29 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This courgette salad is the perfect barbecue accompaniment

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
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  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
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Ingredients

  • 2 large courgettes
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

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

  • 3 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…

  • 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

Method

  1. Grate the courgettes on the coarse side of your grater.

  2. Toss them with the olive oil, lemon or lime juice, clear honey, poppy seeds and the crushed garlic clove. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve as soon as possible (or it will get too watery), with sizzling barbecued chicken or lamb, kebabs or burgers.

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ordonnel
19th Sep, 2016
3.8
There was a little too much liquid but it was still lovely.
Cedric William
23rd Aug, 2016
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funky_pigeon
9th Apr, 2016
5.05
I nicked the idea from a friend after having it at theirs and it went down a treat with my friends too. Added an extra large garlic clove for a bit more punch, but that's personal taste! Wasn't really around long enough to get watery, it was the last thing I made before serving.
lizleicester
17th Aug, 2015
3.8
Lovely fresh salad. I used lemon and served it with a Greek roast leg of lamb. Delicious combination.
ShinyRainbow
4th Aug, 2015
3.8
Used sesame seeds instead of poppy seeds and it worked well. Love this dish after trying it at a friend's house, but it's a shame that it goes so watery. Will definitely try a reader's tip from below about getting rid of the excess water.
varnteing
28th Jun, 2015
3.8
Very simple and yet yummy. A bit too sweet though. Will put mire lemon and less honey the next time. Didn't put poppy seed though. Good dish to use up the zucchinis. Will definitely make again
smartyarty
25th Jul, 2014
3.8
Enjoyed it very much, but only used 1 tbsp of olive oil which is plenty.
sammarie
15th Aug, 2013
5.05
I've made this a few times as it's a simple, tasty side dish for barbequed meat or chicken. Yes, you are left with a water in the bottom of the bowl, but we pile it onto our plates straight away and there's never any leftover! A delicious way to use up courgettes.
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Angie from Bidford
26th Jul, 2013
I just love this zingy side dish. I prefer using lime as the flavours seem to come through more & black onion seeds. I didn't add any seasoning (which is very unlike me!). You definitely need to squeeze as much water out of the courgette as possible after grating it. Last night we had it with GF's Ginger & Lime Chicken & sweet potato mash. Very yummy & light.
nikkilaing
18th Jul, 2013
Delicious, quick and easy. Served with griddles tuna steak and new potatoes. Yummy. Even went back for second helpings.

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