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Roasted Courgette Salad with lemon, Chilli, basil and crispy shallots-4 | Recipes From A Pantry

Roasted Courgette Salad With Lemon, Chilli, Basil And Crispy Shallots

This roasted courgette salad with lemon chilli and basil is a quick, way to add some spicy zesty flavour your courgettes.
Course Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


For the roasted courgette salad

  • 4 courgettes
  • 1.5 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt

Lemon chilli dressing:

  • Zest and juice of 1 large lemon
  • 1 tbsp mild finely chopped chilli
  • Salt
  • 10 basil leaves finely sliced into ribbons
  • 3 tbsp crispy fried shallots optional


  • Preheat oven to fan assisted 180 C / 200 C / 400 F / Gas 6.
  • Slice courgettes into thick discs and add to a baking tray.
  • Mix in the olive oil and salt and bake in oven for about 20 mins (turning half way through) until courgettes are cooked through but not too soft.
  • Remove them from the oven and let them cool very slightly.
  • Make the salad dressing by mixing together the lemon juice, zest, chilli and salt.
  • Pour the dressing over the courgettes and let them marinate for at least 30 mins, mixing half way through.
  • Top the salad with the sliced basil and crispy shallots and serve.