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Chargrilled courgette with basil, mint, chilli and lemon

You will need a ridged grill pan or chargrill for cooking the courgette. Eat at room temperature as a summery salad.

Each serving provides 47kcal, 3g protein, 2.5g carbohydrate (of which 2.5g sugars), 2.5g fat (of which 0.5g saturates), 2g fibre and 0.1g salt.

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Ingredients

  • 6 courgettes, ends trimmed, cut into long strips
  • 1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for dressing
  • 1 fresh red chilli, seeded, finely chopped (or 5 tsp dried chilli flakes)
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • handful fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • handful fresh basil, roughly chopped