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How I got my children to eat courgette [smile]

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AmericanPastoral Mon 18-Apr-16 22:24:05

We made this frittata together yesterday. They ate it and LOVED it and they normally hate courgette. I didn't have feta so used cheddar, no ham, and it was delicious.

Disneyddog Mon 18-Apr-16 22:29:35

Mine will eat it when it's spiralised. Try won't touch it otherwise!

AmericanPastoral Tue 19-Apr-16 16:08:11

I haven't tried that - which spiralizer do you have? I recently bought this but must confes I haven't used it much - you have to use quite a lot of pressure and if the veg isn't in the right position it doesn't come out well. I'm wondering if I should invest in a proper spiralizer.

Chickpeachick0 Tue 19-Apr-16 16:13:03

Chocolate courgette cake !!

AmericanPastoral Tue 19-Apr-16 16:16:16

Sounds intriguing - do you have a recipe Chickpea?

Chocolateteabag Tue 19-Apr-16 19:22:14

I like that receipe OP - will try that with my two veg dodgers.

I grate courgette and hide it in with mince for bolognaise or cottage pie.
I also put it into Fritters with sweet corn and finely chopped onion - DS1 occasionally decides he doesn't like the sweetcorn and picks it out but he never notices the (peeled) courgette grin

dreamingofsun Tue 19-Apr-16 19:24:48

choc courgette cake - 250g plain flour, 375g caster sug, 65g cocoa powder, 2 teaspoons bicarb, 1 teas baking powder, 1 teasp ground cinammon, 4 eggs, 350 ml veg oil, 340g grated courgette. oven 180 oC, grease and flour baking tin.
flour, sugar, cocoa, bicarb, baking pwdr, cin - mix them all. add eggs and oil and mix, fold in courgettes. bake for 50/60 mins

we make it a lot in the summer. they will never be able to guess the magic ingredient

AmericanPastoral Wed 20-Apr-16 11:25:45

Fritters sounds good Chocolate. Thanks for the recipe dreaming.

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