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courgette

chiefly Brit a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable
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While bad news for growers, the overproduction could lead to cheaper courgettes in the shops.
Cook the courgettes for 30 seconds in the boiling water.
Place the courgettes in a large bowl, sprinkle with the five-spice powder and drizzle with the rapeseed oil.
1 Melt the butter in a large pan, add the onions and courgettes, and cook for 5 mins on a medium heat, stirring occasionally.
Drain the lasagne sheets well, and then layer them onto two warmed plates with the courgettes and spinach.
1 Low fat: Consisting of 90% water with virtually no fat, no cholesterol and a low calorie count, courgettes are the perfect vegetable if you are trying to lose some weight.
serves four) Takes 20 minutes to make, 45 minutes to cook, plus chilling INGREDIENTS 400g shortcrust pastry Plain flour for dusting 350g (2 medium) courgettes 1 tbsp olive oil Knob of butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 large garlic cloves, finely diced Small bunch of fresh thyme, leaves picked 150ml double cream 1 large free-range egg, plus 2 egg yolks 130g mature Cheddar, grated METHOD 1.
The range includes Chargrilled Pepper Compote, San Marzano Tomato Chutney, Roasted Ratatouille, Caponata, Pepperonata, Caramelised Red Onions with Balsamic Vinegar and Chargrilled and Barmarked Courgettes with Lemon and Rosemary.
In the last year, there were 180 million occasions of courgettes consumed, down 6% on 2003
Courgettes are mostly water - great if you're trying to control your calorie intake - but they pack in some nutrients too, like vitamin C and potassium.