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Courgette recipes

Let this delicately flavoured vegetable take centre stage with our top-rated courgette recipes – including salads, courgetti, soups, frittatas and even cakes.

15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of courgette and tomatoes in this gratin, with melted mozzarella, fresh basil and a crunchy breadcrumb topping. It's a great freezing dish 

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake cheesy puff pastry topped with a smoky aubergine and tomato compote and roasted courgettes for this stunning tart. It's ideal for lunch with friends

2 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This super-healthy vegetarian soup is low in calories and full of flavour. It's packed with three of your 5-a-day, plus folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Make this vibrant risotto with courgettes and broad beans to make the most of summer veg. Swirl through homemade pesto for a fabulous starter or main

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of a glut of courgettes with these easy, speedy fritters made with halloumi and sesame seeds. Serve with a delicious chilli honey drizzle.

23 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Get four of your 5-a-day in one vegan dinner! This easy recipe is healthy and gluten-free, and provides calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
21 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get a dose of omega-3 in this gluten-free salad that takes just 15 minutes to prepare. It's ideal for a quick and easy midweek supper, or a filling lunch

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
16 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for lunchbox inspiration, try making these vegetarian courgette frittatas. Serve with salad for an easy, filling and tasty lunch

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
70 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a vegetarian lasagne bursting with spinach and courgette, held together with a creamy mascarpone sauce. It's a filling midweek meal for all the family

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try making this tasty chicken salad with bulgur wheat and courgette during the week for an easy midweek meal. It's ideal for serving a small crowd.

1 hr
Easy
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian side dish of charred courgettes and runner beans sings summer and also has a small bite of hot chilli. It goes down well at barbecues

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use up a glut of courgettes to make these fritters served with aïoli, great for entertaining. We've given ours a twist with crunchy pumpkin seeds and chilli

1 hr
More effort
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this cheesy cornbread with a spicy chilli, or toasted and topped with poached eggs and grilled tomatoes for breakfast

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Dress this courgette and halloumi salad while everything is still fairly warm, then the courgettes will soak up the flavours of the caper and lemon dressing

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant veggie tart using fresh courgette and sweet, caramelised red onion. It's easy to prep and is great for feeding a family on a budget

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

We can't resist these simple spring nachos with courgette, punchy feta cheese and spicy jalapeño. They make a great sharing snack for a relaxed gathering

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Turkey mince, spiralized courgette, feta and mint give these burgers a healthier profile. Serve with a peppery rocket and sweet cherry tomato salad

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Make snacking exciting and swap your chips and dips for these cumin-spiced fritters with zingy tomato salsa. They're easy to make and are great for sharing

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The freshness of this spiralized courgette carpaccio is the ideal counterpart for a spicy dish, so try eating this with curry or sticky ribs

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These spiced pea and coriander fritters are easy to make ahead of time. Scatter with crunchy spring onions and serve with the cool minty yogurt dip

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Spiralized carrot and courgette add a splash of colour and crunch to these sprightly Vietnamese spring rolls. Pair with our simple chilli dipping sauce

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

If you’re looking for a starter to impress, look no further: moreish marshmallows give this courgette-packed soup the wow factor

2 hrs and 5 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Courgette and martini may seem unlikely bedfellows, but blended with lemon and shots of gin and vermouth, this is a delicious take on a cocktail classic

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Not only are these chocolate squares a great way to use up a glut of courgettes, they're topped with rye crumbs and sea salt for a chocolate cake with a twist

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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