Zuochini alla Griglia

Grilled Courgettes

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Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

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For your sanity, choose medium to large courgettes, as the slicing process is tedious.


  • 1 medium-large courgette per person
  • salt and pepper
  • very good olive oil
  • lemon wedges


Cut the courgettes lengthways into slices of 3 mm thick. Arrange them neatly on the preheated ridged grill pan. Grill until the top side starts sweating and burn marks show through. Because courgettes are all water, this takes longer than other vegetables, at least 5 minutes. Season and turn and grill the reverse side for 3–4 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish and lightly oil. Adjust the seaso