Courgettes in Creamy Garlic Sauce

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Happy Vegan Food: Fast, Fresh, Simple Vegan

By Bettina Campolucci Bordi

Published 2022

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A plant-based version of a dish I have enjoyed many times during my summers spent in Bulgaria. Perfect alongside barbecues or as a cooling dip with a spicy dish.


  • olive oil, for frying
  • 4 courgettes (zucchini), sliced about 5 mm (¼ in) thick, skin and all
  • ½ garlic clove, peeled
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Heat a good glug of olive oil in a frying pan (skillet) and fry the courgette slices, turning them once, until golden brown on each side. Once cooked, put them in a bowl. Repeat until all the slices are cooked. This part is a bit time-consuming but I promise it will be so worth it. I used to watch my grandmother do this all the time.

Once all the courgette is cooked, grate the garlic in