This Greek-inspired dish of honey roasted courgettes/zucchini with feta is a vegetarian feast of flavours. The perfect light lunch or side dish with a fuller meal.
honey roasted courgettes/zucchini with feta
Simple vegetable dishes are a staple of Mediterranean cooking and these honey roasted courgettes with feta are a little taste of Greek sunshine on a plate.
Ideal for serving as part of a meze style starter with other small dishes, as a vegetable side dish alongside pork chops or BBQ kebabs etc or as your main supper dish with a fried egg added on top.
Ingredients for this courgette/zucchini dish
Like most good Mediterranean dishes these honey roasted courgettes have very few ingredients;
just courgettes (zucchini), garlic, honey, olive oil, black pepper and of course feta cheese.
How to make these grilled courgettes
You want to slice the courgettes lengthwise like long strips, not the usual rounds, and also slice the garlic instead of mincing it in the usual way.
Once cooked the courgette slices will be softened and ribbon-like and with the oil and honey have a silken texture.
Adding the feta gives a saltiness so don’t add additional salt to this recipe, freshly ground black pepper is the only seasoning you’ll need here.
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HONEY ROASTED COURGETTES WITH FETA
- 250 g courgettes thinly sliced
- 1 clove garlic in fine slices
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 100 g feta crumbled
- 1 tbsp runny honey
- Ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 220C
- Toss the courgette slices in oil with the garlic and spread out on a baking tray in a single layer
- Add the honey, feta and pepper and remaining oil
- Bake 20-25 mins till golden
- Serves 2 as a meze starter
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