Mediterranean Courgettes


Usually served as a side dish but I could eat it all to myself on its own.

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Mediterranean Courgettes

These courgettes are so tasty – usually served as a side dish but I could eat it all to myself on its own. Rich, salty and super yummy.
Servings 4 people as a side dish
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 3 large Courgettes sliced
  • 400 g Tomatoes  chopped
  • ¼ cup Black olives sliced in half 
  • Heaped tbsp Anchovy paste 
  • 2 Shallots chopped finely 
  • Parmesan for seasoning 
  • Salt
  • Olive oil


  • Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan and add in the sliced courgettes.
  • Cook until golden on both sides then remove to a serving platter. 
  • Add the chopped shallots to the same pan adding more olive oil if required then add in the anchovy paste.
  • Whilst these are starting to cook down grate parmesan over the courgettes whilst still hot. 
  • Once the shallots have softened add in the sliced olives before pouring in the tin of chopped tomatoes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and cook until heated through for around five minutes. 
  • Pour the tomato mixture over the sliced courgettes. Finish with a little more grated parmesan and serve. 
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Courgettes, side dishes

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