SOMETHING FOR NOTHING : Courgette Salad with Garlic & Lime Juice


Sometimes the simplest foods are the best.
Raw courgette is pretty bland and flavourless, but with the addition of some citrus juices and garlic flavours, it transforms into a fabulous salad than will blow your socks off! This zero propointed salad
literally takes 5 minutes to prepare and is a robust, filling and delicious accompaniment to any grilled meat or fish.

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Using a julienne peeler, julienne raw courgettes into thin strips. Only slice down to the seeds, but try not to waste the centres-retain them for soups or stews. Add freshly pressed garlic and the juice of lime, lemon or both. Mix well (I use my hands- much easier to coat everything thoroughly). Tons of freshly ground black pepper and you're ready to go!

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TIP

The acidity in the lime or lemon juice will 'cook' or soften the raw courgette, so don't add the juice until a few minutes before serving, or it will go soggy.

2 comments:

Ally 22 July 2012 at 16:26

5 minutes to something luscious! Awesome! xo Ally

Janey 22 July 2012 at 18:18

Thanks Ally-yes it is truely luscious! x

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