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Barbecued courgettes with lemon & mint

Barbecued courgettes with lemon & mint

This seasonal recipe using courgettes, handpicked fresh from our fields, is perfect for your family barbecue!

Difficulty:
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 8 - 12 minutes
Serves: 2
Barbecued courgettes with lemon & mint Image 1

Ingredients

  • 500g Darts own courgettes, trimmed 
  • 2 red peppers, halved and deseeded
  • 4 teaspoons Honest Toil Olive Oil
  • 2 small cloves of The Garlic Farm garlic, crushed
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 3 finely shredded fresh mint leaves
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Light your barbecue about 30-45 minutes before you want to start cooking.
  2. Cut courgettes in half widthways; cut each half into quarters, lengthways. Cut each pepper half lengthways into 3.
  3. Place courgettes and peppers in a bowl. Add 2 teaspoons of olive oil and the garlic; toss to coat.
  4. Place courgettes and peppers in a single layer on rack over barbecue. Cook for 4-6 minutes on each side or until tender and lightly charred, turning once.
  5. Combine remaining olive oil, lemon juice, shredded mint and black pepper in a small bowl; add lemon zest to taste and whisk together. Drizzle over vegetables before serving.

Recipe adapted from British Heart Foundation 'Healthy Living'


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