Courgettes A La Grecque Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Courgettes1 Pound (450 Gram)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Water1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Bay leaf1
 Thyme1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Coriander seeds1 Teaspoon, crushed
 Black peppercorns1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Tomatoes4 Large, skinned
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.5%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2202.3 mg91.8%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 3 g6.9%

Vitamin A 38.7% Vitamin C 84.8%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Cut the long slices of courgettes around 5mm/1/4 inch.
2) In a colander, place the slices and sprinkle salt over them.
3) Leave the slices for 1 hour to drain.
4) Wash the courgettes and make them dry on an absorbant kitchen paper.

5) In a deep-frying pan, put all the remaining ingredients.
6) Boil them and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
7) In the pan, add courgettes and cook slowly for 20 minutes.
8) In a shallow serving dish, transfer the courgettes and let them cool.
9) Place in refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.

10) Serve the vegetable dish as side dish.