Char-grilled courgettes with mint
ready in 30 mins
Gorgeous char-grilled courgettes, ideal for summer entertaining.
250g mini courgettes, halved, or larger ones in slices
Olive oil, for brushing
2 garlic cloves, crushed
small handful of mint, roughly chopped
1 to 2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper, to taste
1. Preheat the griddle. Brush each courgette slice in olive oil and griddle for 3 minutes a side. Transfer to a bowl.
2. While still warm add the garlic, mint, oil and lemon juices, and mix well. Leave to marinade for about an hour.
3. Transfer to a serving plate and serve at room temperature, as part of a mixed starter.