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Failed with my Spiraliser now what do I do with all these bloody courgettes?

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Destinysdaughter Sun 17-Apr-16 20:04:31

So bought a Spiraliser, it worked with carrots but was a total disaster with courgettes and cut my finger into the bargain?

So what do you great cooks think I should do with one and a half wapping great courgettes now...?

Newes Sun 17-Apr-16 20:06:58

Cut in half, cover in a sprinkle of paprika and smother in cheese. Bake for about 20 minutes.

MrsPnut Sun 17-Apr-16 20:09:16

I use a potato peeler to make courgette tagliatelle. Just peel down the side of the courgette and sauté them in a little olive oil and lemon juice.

Summerdiamond Sun 17-Apr-16 20:11:48

Same as Pnut
Use potato peeler to add to stir fry oradd to bolignaise or lasagne

P1nkP0ppy Sun 17-Apr-16 20:15:11

Cheese and Courgette muffins are quick and delicious.

KP86 Sun 17-Apr-16 20:17:39

Zucchini slice
Chocolate cake
Grate and add to any mince dish
Roast/oven bake
Shave with vegie peeler and use for courgetti

Destinysdaughter Sun 17-Apr-16 20:20:03

Thanks for all the interesting suggestions, lots to try.

Think I will stick to buying ready made Spiralised courgettes from .M&S in future! ( for the sake of my fingers...) smile

janethegirl2 Sun 17-Apr-16 20:20:08

Slice courgettes, tomatoes and onions. Layer in a buttered dish with sliced or chopped garlic and butter pats dotted through out.

Then either cling film and microwave for 2-3 minutes, or cover in foil and bake in a moderate oven for 25 minutes. Lovely!

You can add grated cheese or parmesan as an option but all is good.

Elfontheedge Sun 17-Apr-16 20:20:20

Courgette and pesto soup

Elllicam Sun 17-Apr-16 20:26:37

I do Jamie Oliver's courgette frittata it is lovely and quite easy.

NorbertDentressangle Sun 17-Apr-16 20:26:47

This Carluccio's recipe is lovely (if you don't bother with the spinach balls it's a quick and simple meal)

bookbook Sun 17-Apr-16 20:27:18

Chocolate Courgette cake - lovely!

serin Sun 17-Apr-16 20:30:45

Courgette bhajis freeze really well and just require reheating in a hot oven smile

NorbertDentressangle Sun 17-Apr-16 20:35:53

ah yes chocolate and courgette cake/muffins are lovely

idontlikealdi Sun 17-Apr-16 20:38:13

Why didn't it work though, my cheaply spiralizer is great with courgette?!

Destinysdaughter Sun 17-Apr-16 20:38:54

Ooh courgette bhajis...yum! smile

HermioneWeasley Sun 17-Apr-16 20:38:55

Courgette "bread" (cake)

Destinysdaughter Sun 17-Apr-16 20:40:35

It didn't work as they kept disintegrating and breaking. The ones I did make were really short. Worked fine on carrots tho as they are harder.

( and I hurt my finger ) sad

Destinysdaughter Sun 17-Apr-16 20:41:51

They were bloody massive courgettes tho ( from the market not supermarket )

SoftSheen Sun 17-Apr-16 20:42:43

Grate, squeeze out excess moisture and use to make courgette pancakes, with a bit of added nutmeg. Nice with a poached egg on top.

Mummyoftwo91 Mon 18-Apr-16 14:49:34

Courgette fries! Slice into chip like shapes dip in egg then in breadcrumbs mixed with Parmesan and bake, so good

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