Courgettes au Gratin

Preparation info

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Appears in

Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

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  • 6 small courgettes
  • 4 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic


Don’t peel the courgettes unless they are elderly. Slice into thick pennies and strew with salt, leaving them in a colander or on a tilted plate for an hour or so, to drain off some of their moisture.

Heat the oil and butter in a large frying pan, and toss the dried courgettes, a few at a time, without browning them. Keep them warm. Melt a little more butter and oil and cook the chopped