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Cheesy baked courgettes

Cheesy baked courgettes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Liven up grilled meats or fish with this summery side dish

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal159
fat8g
saturates5g
carbs13g
sugars5g
fibre2g
protein10g
low insalt0.29g
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Ingredients

  • 4 courgettes , halved lengthways
  • 250g tub ricotta
  • zest 1 lemon
  • 1 chilli , deseeded and finely chopped
  • handful chopped herbs, such as mint, parsley and basil
  • 4 tbsp dried breadcrumbs

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Use a teaspoon to scoop the seeds from the middle of each courgette half, then place them in a large baking tray.

  • STEP 2

    Mix together the ricotta, zest, chilli and herbs, and season with salt and pepper. Pile the stuffing into the courgettes and top with breadcrumbs. Bake for 35 mins until the courgettes are tender and the topping is golden and crisp.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2010

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