Recipe: Quick Herby Courgettes

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Delicious and decorative herb and spice stuffed courgettes


  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 oz. (25g) fresh brown breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon of chutney
  • half a teaspoon of hot chilli sauce
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 large courgettes
  • half a teaspoon of dried mixed herbs
  • fresh parsley to garnish
  • tomato wedges, to garnish
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Halve the courgettes lengthways and scoop out the flesh with a teaspoon
    2. Chop the flesh finely and set the shells aside
    3. Place the courgette flesh, onion, herbs and tomato in a covered three and a half pint (2 litre) microwave bowl and cook on full power for 3 minutes
    4. Stir in the breadcrumbs, chilli sauce, egg, chutney and salt and pepper
    5. Divide the mixture between the two shells and place on a flat microwave plate
    6. Cover and cook on full power for 6 minutes, re-arranging half way for even cooking
    7. Stand for 2 minutes then garnish with the parsley and tomato wedges

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