Courgette and Bean Salad

Delicious with pizza, or just with warmed pitta bread and feta cheese. It’s a little early in the year, but later this summer I should be able to make the whole dish with crops from the allotment. The mint and lemon juice make this particularly refreshing on a hot summer’s day. The quantities here would…

Courgette Soup

I found this on a random Google search one day when looking for something to do with all my courgettes from the allotment. It sounds like it’s going to be a bit watery and bland, but the end result – with the addition of cream cheese – is far from it. 1 tablespoon olive oil…

Courgette and Halloumi Cheese Rissoles

A tasty and simple meal that tastes of summer. This will make about eight rissoles – enough for four people. 3-4 medium courgettes 1 onion 1 pack halloumi cheese 3 tablespoons plain flour 1 egg 1 tablespoon chopped dill (optional) Olive oil for frying Grate the courgettes, place in a clean tea towel or muslin…

Courgette Balls with Tomato Sauce and Spaghetti

I had more courgettes than I knew what to do with last summer so tried inventing a few new recipes. This one went down well with the whole family, even the meat eater. Probably due to the deep deep frying element of the recipe. I based this on a courgette kofta Indian recipe, putting an…