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.
For the roasted courgette salad
- 4 courgettes
- 1.5 tbsp olive oil
Lemon chilli dressing:
- Zest and juice of 1 large lemon
- 1 tbsp mild finely chopped chilli
- 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.