Marinated courgette salad

Marinated courgette salad

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins


Serves 4
Low fat and superhealthy.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal117
  • fat11.4g
  • saturates1.7g
  • carbs1.8g
  • sugars1.7g
  • fibre1.2g
  • protein1.8g
  • salt0.2g
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  • 2 large or 4 small courgettes, topped and tailed



    The courgette is a variety of cucurbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Using a vegetable swivel peeler or mandolin, slice the courgettes into long thin ribbons and place in a shallow serving dish. Whisk the lemon juice with the olive oil in a small bowl and season generously.

  2. Drizzle over the courgette ribbons and leave to marinate for 15 mins before serving.

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2nd Aug, 2014
Nice as a side but a little bland for me personally.
12th Sep, 2012
This very simple and surprisingly nice recipe almost single handedly got me through my courgette glut this year (although I added balsamic vinegar)
5th Mar, 2011
The courgettes are not cooked?? They are raw?
3rd Jul, 2009
Forgot to add that I also added Lardons and dijon mustard to the marinade to give a slight kick
3rd Jul, 2009
Changed this a little as thought that courgettes alone would be tad bland. Added a little sweetcorn, quartered cherry tomatoes, finely diced red onion, red Kideney bean and pasta. Added a little salt and pepper to the marinade. Was gtreat - and cooling in the hot weather...eventhe kids oved it (aged 3 and 6).
19th Feb, 2014
Hi I was just wondering how this recipe contains 62g of carb?
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3rd Mar, 2014
Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. Our nutritionist recalculated the data for this recipe and it is actually lower in carbohydrates than originally stated. We've now updated the information above. Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Best wishes, BBC Good Food team
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