Courgetti Recipe with Pesto and Tomatoes

Best courgetti and courgette recipes

Check out our delicious courgetti (courgette spaghetti) recipes, from soups to tarts and pasta-style ideas. We've also included our favourite courgette recipes below, in case you have any leftover!

We love courgette spaghetti, so we have created some easy courgetti recipes to enjoy this healthy food trend. Spiralize your courgettes to make easy courgette pasta, or add courgette noodles into Asian soups.

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Courgetti salad recipe

This quick and easy vegan som tam salad uses courgetti for extra colour, taste and substance. If you wanted a more authentic flavour though, use fish sauce instead of tamari (gluten free sauce).


Courgetti, ricotta and tarragon tarts

These individual courgetti, ricotta and tarragon tarts are really easy to make, look fantastic and, most importantly, taste delicious. If you don’t have a spiralizer, use a julienne peeler instead to make courgette spaghetti.

Courgetti, ricotta and tarragon tarts

Courgetti with pesto and balsamic tomatoes

Who needs pasta when you can have spiralized courgette? Try our easy ‘courgetti’ recipe, made with baby plum tomatoes, garlic, pesto, pine nuts and a lot of courgette spaghetti.

Courgetti with pesto and balsamic tomatoes

Paprika chicken thighs with courgette ribbons

Check out these seriously crispy, smoky chicken thighs with easy courgette ribbons and juicy cherry tomatoes. This super easy meal is high in protein, low in calories and ready in less than an hour.

Paprika Chicken Thighs with Courgette Ribbons

Courgetti with sundried tomato, pesto and mozzarella pearls

At only £1.93 per serving, try our easy ‘courgetti’ recipe, made with sundried tomatoes, garlic, fresh pesto, mozzarella pearls and courgette spaghetti.

Courgetti with sundried tomato, pesto and mozzarella pearls

Courgetti, pea and artichoke salad with pistachio pesto

A really vibrant courgette spaghetti recipe, this recipe for courgetti, pea and artichoke salad with pistachio pesto is vegan, low calorie, gluten free and ready in just 20 minutes.

Courgetti, pea and artichoke salad with pistachio pesto

Spiralized summer rolls

Spiralized veg takes the place of noodles in these super-healthy, Vietnamese-style vegan rolls. They’re great to pack for a posh picnic.

Spiralized summer rolls

Thai courgetti soup

We’ve taken our courgette noodle obsession to the next level with this easy, healthy Thai coconut courgetti soup. Starting with room temperature courgettes means the soup won’t cool down much when you pour it into the bowl and the courgette won’t go soggy.

Thai coconut courgetti soup

Courgette recipes to use leftover courgettes after spiralling:

Spiral courgette tart with dill dressing

Spiralizing is becoming more and more trendy, so try this new take on spiralized courgette in a beautiful vegetarian tart. It’s low-calorie, low fat and 5:2 diet friendly for a healthy entertaining meal.

Want to learn more about courgetti and spiralizing? Click here to read our brilliant guide to all things spiralized

Spiral courgette tart with dill dressing

Courgette lollipops

Check out these easy veggie skewers with courgettes soaked in a citrusy sweet marinade with a hint of chilli. Make these quick skewers as a simple veggie bbq side.

Courgette Vegetable Skewers Recipe

Courgette scarpaccia

There are sweet and savoury versions of this Tuscan pancake-tart hybrid – this is salata (savoury). Scarpaccia means old shoe, perhaps because the end result should be as thin as the sole of an old shoe.

Courgette scarpaccia

Courgette mac ‘n’ cheese with garlic sourdough crumbs

In the US, mac ‘n’ cheese often, on a menu, has its own heading with a choice of flavourings. Courgette and garlicky crumbs get our vote. This recipe is easy but super comforting.

Courgette mac 'n' cheese

Roasted courgette, chickpea and lemon salad

Check out this quick and easy vegan salad recipe with roasted courgettes and crunchy chickpeas tossed in punchy harissa. It’s ready in 20 minutes and low in calories too.

Roast Courgette Salad Recipe with Chickpeas

Romana courgette agrodolce

This easy recipe for romana courgettes with a sweet and spicy agrodolce sauce is perfect for a vegetarian dinner party dish. This recipe comes from the East London restaurant Little Duck The Picklery.

Fried Courgette with Agrodolce Sauce

Pea, courgette and artichoke barley risotto

Barley is a great alternative to normal risotto rice, and when paired with pea, courgette and artichoke, makes for a delicious summery dish that feels indulgent but is under 300 calories.

Pea, courgette and artichoke barley risotto

Quick courgette lasagne

This must be the best easy vegetarian lasagne! Mix the courgettes, garlic and chilli with ricotta, add a shop-bought tomato sauce and fresh lasagne and dinner can be on the table in under 30 minutes.

Quick courgette lasagne

Quick pickled courgette, ham hock, pea and goat’s cheese salad

Try our pickled courgette salad with goat’s cheese, ham hock and pea. It’s quick, easy and low in calories. This makes more pickled courgettes than you need for the recipe, but they’ll keep in the fridge for a couple of weeks.

Quick pickled courgette, ham hock, pea and goat’s cheese salad

Courgette fritti

Courgette fritti make a delicious, healthy alternative to chips. Serve with steak or just as a nibble with drinks. Beware – this recipe is highly addictive!

Courgette fritti

Courgette, chilli and mint pizzas

Really quick and easy pizza made with readymade flatbreads, topped with mozzarella and ribbons of courgette for the best quickly assembled midweek meal.

Courgette, chilli and mint pizzas

Courgette carbonara

Dressed in a light and creamy carbonara sauce, this quick-to-make pasta is perfect on a warm summer evening. It quickly dispenses with any garden gluts too.

Courgette carbonara

Griddled courgette salad with anchovies and capers

Charred sweet baby courgettes are tossed with fresh herbs in a simple lemon and caper dressing for a quick summer salad for any day of the week.

Griddled courgette salad with anchovies and capers

Mushroom and quinoa-stuffed courgette

Easy recipe for stuffed courgettes. Pack the insides with quinoa, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and goat’s cheese before baking. A healthy vegetarian main course.

Mushroom and quinoa-stuffed courgette

Korean courgette pancakes with dipping sauce

Easy idea for a dinner-party starter. Give a courgette fritter a Korean-style makeover with a delicious Asian ingredient dipping sauce. Makes enough for 4.

Korean courgette pancakes with dipping sauce

Freeform courgette galette 

This recipe for freeform courgette galette is easy to make, vegetarian and ready in under an hour. Plus, it looks stunning when you bring it to the table

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Freeform courgette galette

Courgette and coconut layer cake

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.

Courgette Cake Recipe with Coconut