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Healthy courgette recipes

Make the most of veg from the allotment with our healthy courgette recipes. These easy soups, salads and pasta dishes are nourishing and filled with nutritional benefits.

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
38 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this king prawn and courgette tagliatelle in just 20 minutes. It's full of garlic, lemon and chilli, and it's healthy too, so it's great for busy weeknights

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
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18 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Rich in potassium, we've swapped pasta for courgettes to make ultra-trendy courgetti. Potassium helps to lower blood pressure and maintain a healthy heart rate

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
83 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this super healthy soup when you want a comforting but low-calorie lunch – rich in fibre, vitamin C and folic acid

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a simple healthy side of slow-cooked vegetables with basil, garlic and Parmesan cheese

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Transform everyday eggs into a flavour-packed dish with hummus, peppers and olives - a great healthy vegetarian lunch

11 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to a solo supper of grilled vegetables, served in bread pockets with tahini, hummus, broad beans and harissa

16 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
144 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Add a touch of zest to your midweek meal with this low-fat family supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
42 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Wondering what to do with a glut of courgettes? Put them to good use in this spicy, summery one-pot

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
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
37 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This fresh vegan one-pot supper makes the most of the season's fresh produce - plus it's a great way to get kids to eat their veg

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy way to eat lamb, that counts as 2 of your 5-a-day and is packed with iron and vitamin C

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
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
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Eat pasta and stay healthy with this punchy spaghetti with courgette, tomatoes and anchovies. It's easy to make and costs under £2 a serving

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pile chunks of mushrooms, peaches, courgettes and red onions onto skewers and barbecue them for a wonderful BBQ flavour. Serve with a delicious avocado dressing

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Thin slices of courgette encase a meaty minced pork filling to make this healthy, low-calorie pie - a lovely light option for a picnic

2 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
Healthy
25 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Spiralize courgettes to make this healthier, gluten-free 'pasta' dish. The vegetarian meatballs use ground almonds instead of breadcrumbs to increase the protein

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

Grated cauliflower replaces the grains in this twist on a Middle Eastern salad with parsley, mint, asparagus and courgette

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

A mixture of vibrant broad beans, courgettes, fennel and radishes makes this the perfect three of your five-a-day summer side

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Hide peas and courgettes in this Italian favourite to up your vegetable intake - great for kids when served with pasta

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The staple vegetarian dish is spruced up with a citrussy sourdough crust- chunkily chop your courgettes, onion, peppers and tomatoes for extra texture

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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