This vibrant, summery soup is a great way to make sue of a courgette glut. The summer veggies are joined by fresh mint and lemon zest for a zingy lunch that's perfect for a warm day. It's best served with a dollop of crème fraîche on top.
Top our lightly spiced courgette fritters with poached eggs for a quick weekend brunch with fewer than 250 calories.
Make the most of this versatile vegetable by topping with spiced lamb mince, pine nuts and feta to create this crowd-pleasing Mediterranean dish.
Check out our low-carb take on lasagne, complete with how-to video. This version uses courgette in place of pasta, so you still get lots of creamy layers but a bit of a healthier result.
Barley is a great alternative to normal risotto rice and, when joined by courgette, pea and artichoke, makes for a delicious summery dish that feels indulgent but is under 300 calories. Check out more of our best risotto recipes here.
Sneak some of your five a day into your bake with this recipe for courgette, avocado and lime drizzle cake. You can find more of our easy loaf cake recipes here.
Here, courgettes are filled with quinoa, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and goat's cheese, then baked. A healthy vegetarian main course.
A jumble of courgette, caramelised onions, tomatoes, basmati rice and gentle spices makes for a perfect pilaf.
Packed with sweet and tangy flavour, these courgette flowers with honey and vinegar are an easy yet impressive starter for any summer dinner party. We've got plenty more starter recipes here.
Try this beautiful vegetarian tart. It's low-calorie, low fat and 5:2 diet friendly, for a healthy entertaining meal.
We've pickled courgettes in this quick and easy salad recipe with goat's cheese, ham hock and peas, for extra flavour. Check out our best pea recipes here.
Salty smoked bacon adds extra flavour to this simple courgette pasta, livened up with fried chilli flakes. A speedy midweek meal.
Make the most of homegrown courgettes in this vibrant salad for a quick vegetarian meal.
Courgette stars in this vegan salad served with crunchy chickpeas tossed in punchy harissa. It's ready in 20 minutes and low in calories too.
If you love veggie cakes then you'll love our easy courgette and coconut cake. This super moist and moriesh layer cake is packed with fluffy cream cheese icing and topped with crunchy coconut chips, a modern take on the British classic carrot cake. We have plenty more layer cake recipes here.
An easy idea for a dinner-party starter: give courgette fritters a Korean-style makeover and serve with a delicious dipping sauce.
Put courgettes at the heart of this easy galette, perfect for a stunning summer dinner.
These zesty grilled courgettes are a great summer side dish to have alongside your midweek meal or weekend BBQ. Find plenty more easy recipes here.
Courgette takes centre stage in this Tuscan pancake-tart hybrid. Scarpaccia means old shoe, perhaps because the end result should be as thin as the sole of an old shoe.
Add our easy courgette side to your next vegetarian BBQ, soaked in a citrusy sweet marinade with a hint of chilli. More veggie BBQ recipes here.
Romana courgettes served with a sweet and spicy agrodolce sauce is perfect for a vegetarian dinner party dish.