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Raw courgette salad

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Raw courgette salad

Serves 2 10 min
The UK courgette season is a short one, usually lasting for just July and August. When they are fresh you need do little more than thinly slice and thoughtfully dress them.


  • 2 courgettes
  • small bunch fresh mint, finely sliced
  • small bunch fresh basil, torn
  • 1 lemon
  • ½ red chilli, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 10 min
  • Step 1

    Using a potato peeler, peel the courgettes into long thin ribbons. Season.
  • Step 2

    Throw together with the mint and basil and add lemon juice and chopped chilli to your taste.

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