This is a collection of all my favourite courgette recipes and all the tips you need for how to cook with this versatile and tasty vegetable!Courgette Recipes Collection
Courgettes are a super versatile vegetable and one that I use regularly in my cooking. It tastes good in plenty of different cuisines and takes on flavour really well. Below I've listed my favourite easy courgette recipes to help you make the most of this summer vegetable!
How to cook courgettes
Courgettes are great for roasting or frying. They can also be spiralised and served as an alternative to pasta. They can even be eaten raw.
What can I cook with courgettes?
So many things! I use it to add bulk to pasta sauces, add it to salads, throw into soups and use it as a simple side dish. There's so many options of things you can cook with courgettes so go crazy!
When is courgette in season?
Courgettes are in season in the summer from June to October.
How do you prepare a courgette?
Courgettes are very easy to prepare, they don't need to be peeled so simply chop the ends off and then slice or dice and use in whatever recipe you fancy.
What is the difference between a zucchini and a courgette?
They're the same thing! Zucchini is the word used in Italy and North America while courgette is the name used in British English.
Can you eat raw courgette?
You can eat courgette raw or cooked. It's good added to salads as it has a nice fresh crunch which is slightly softer than cucumber.
Are courgettes good for you?
There are many health benefits to eating courgettes. They are one of the lowest calorie vegetables and contain no saturated fat. The skin is also a great source of fibre and courgettes contain plenty of vitamins which make them a great choice for adding to your diet.
Recipes with Courgettes
1. Tomato & Halloumi Bake with Courgette
2. 30 Minute Pork & Courgette Ramen
3. Potato, Courgette & Halloumi Hash with Tomato Sauce
4. Courgette & Prosciutto One Pot Pasta
5. Vegetable Tagine with Chickpeas
6. Rich Vegetable Stew with Creamy Polenta
7. Easy One Pot Vegetarian Lasagne
8. Summer Gnocchi Skillet
9. Courgette Fritters with Pecorino
10. Roast Vegetable Salad with Halloumi
11. Mediterranean Fish and Vegetable Bake