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How can I cook grated courgette?

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LavenderSugar Sun 28-Aug-16 10:18:06

I am making a pasta dish that requires grated courgette to be dropped into the boiling pasta at the last minute, before being poured through a sieve so you are left with green speckled penne.

Slight issue, my sieve has some rips in it (God knows how) and the courgette will just fall out.

How can I cook the grated courgette separately so I can combine in together? Could I microwave it, or fry it?

Cookingongas Sun 28-Aug-16 10:23:37

Fry it. In butter. With some salt and pepper. It'll be lovely

GailLondon Sun 28-Aug-16 10:24:38

A quick sauté in some olive oil should be nice!

ErrolTheDragon Sun 28-Aug-16 10:24:41

Maybe you could line the sieve with muslin(not sure it would work well but thats what I'd try)

Or use some of whatever oil/butter goes into the recipe to very quickly saute the courgette - actually I think that might be nicer than just dropping in water esp if maybe a bit of garlic with it.

LavenderSugar Sun 28-Aug-16 11:08:29

Great! Thank you.

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