Courgetti Recipe with Pesto and Tomatoes

Courgetti with pesto and balsamic tomatoes

  • serves 1
  • Easy

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 noodles




  • baby plum tomatoes 8, 4 halved and 4 whole
  • olive oil
  • garlic  1/2 clove, crushed
  • balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp
  • courgette 1 large, spiralised or very thinly shredded into noodles  
  • fresh vegetarian pesto 2 tbsp 
  • pine nuts 1 tbsp, toasted


  • Step 1

    Toss the tomatoes with 1 tsp oil, garlic and balsamic vinegar and some seasoning. Tip into a frying pan and cook for 5 minutes until the whole tomatoes start to burst and they are coated in the balsamic.

  • Step 2

    Pour a kettle of hot water over the courgette spaghetti and blanch for 30 seconds. Drain really well, toss with the pesto and season well. Stir, coating the noodles, then add the tomatoes and toasted pine nuts to serve your courgetti.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 459
  • Fat 29.8g
  • Saturates 4g
  • Carbs 28.7g
  • Fibre 13.3g
  • Protein 12.6g
  • Salt 1.1g