Zucchine al Pomodoro
Recipe type: Main dish, side dish
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Serves: 4-6
A colourful summer dish that maximizes the flavour of fresh tomatoes, if these are not available however good quality canned tomatoes work just as well.
  • 2 courgettes per person
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 500g fresh ripe tomatoes/ or good quality canned Italian tomatoes
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  1. Top and tail the courgettes (but keep them whole)
  2. Slice down the middle
  3. Insert a slither of garlic and a couple of fresh mint leaves
  4. Sautè the whole courgettes in olive oil, turning frequently until golden brown on the outside
  5. Add chopped fresh tomatoes or canned tomatoes
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  7. Cover and cook over a medium heat until the courgettes have softened
Recipe by Head Over Heels at http://recipes.hellomagazine.com/headoverheels/2012/07/23/zucchine-al-pomodoro/