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Courgette side dish recipes

Make some quick and simple courgette side dishes with our seasonal recipes. Try a zesty salad, crispy fried veg , a tasty dip or bread rolls.

Try these courgette side dishes, then check out our main collection of courgette recipes and courgette fritter recipes.

4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This quick, simple dish makes a lovely side dish for fish or a stand-alone lunch served with toasted sourdough

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
47 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This courgette salad is the perfect barbecue accompaniment

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A dusting of flour and a sprinkling of rosemary are the secrets of this crisp and fragrant side dish

10 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy, vibrant salad of shaved courgette, citrus and basil. Serve as a gluten-free starter or side dish

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use a spiralizer to create this fresh, zingy, raw salad - perfect with grilled chicken or fish and topped with crumbled feta or goat's cheese

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Thin strips of courgette and baby kale are the base for this light lunch or dinner, finished with creamy goat's cheese and crunchy croutons

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Courgettes are at their best in the summer months, take advantage and whip up a quick, fresh side dish with garlic and herbs

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.9 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
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this thick, moreish dip of roasted courgettes and Greek yogurt with crudités or flatbread as part of a Lebanese meze spread

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This light salad works as a side dish or main meal- get your grill really hot for perfectly charred courgettes

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve this as a starter or as a side dish with roasted or barbecued lamb or chicken

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay produces another great vegetable side dish

20 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up this versatile grain with coriander, dill and mint, plus lots of grated greens, storecupboard chickpeas and rocket

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This healthier version of chips and dips is a great way to start a picnic or party

35 mins
Easy
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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Fresh and crisp, this salad combines tangy fennel with zesty orange and crunchy courgette - dress at the very last minute before serving

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
52 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A great accompaniment to soups and salads or just served warm with a bit of butter

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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