Minced beef with courgettes and hummus is one of my Greek inspired dishes and a real comfort food staple in this house. Any variation of mince is considered standard fare here in Scotland, we are brought up on mince and tatties after-all, but this dish raises the humble mince to new levels.
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 or as a vegetable side dish to your main course.
Courgetti Putanesca is the super healthy way to eat lots of veggies in a meal that looks like you’re eating traditional pasta putanesca but with a fraction of the calories and carbs. It is a win, win situation and tastes amazing.
I thought I’d share this Greek inspired recipe for courgette fritters with tomato dipping sauce. It is a fun and tasty way of using courgettes and makes a great starter if you have people round, they are also good served cold as part of a picnic should the weather be right.
My Dad used to grow courgettes and tomatoes in grow-bags in the back porch where there was constant sunshine and he could see them from his favourite chair at the kitchen table. In the summer months my Mum would be forever trying to come up with new ways of using this bounty, and I have…