- 2 large courgettes, washed
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- 1 small garlic clove, crushed
- 1 tbsp tahini
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- juice ½ lemon
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- 1 tbsp Greek yogurt
- handful of mint, leaves picked and chopped
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- ½ tsp olive oil, to serve
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Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Wrap the whole courgettes in foil, then put in the oven and roast for 20 mins or until soft when pricked with a fork. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.
Put the courgettes in a food processor, with the garlic and blend until it has a fluffy texture. Add the tahini and lemon juice and season, then blitz again. Transfer to a bowl, then stir through the yogurt and a little of the mint. Drizzle with olive oil and scatter over the remaining mint to serve.