Sweet Courgette Sauté

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Sweet Courgette Sauté
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Prep: 10 mins Cooks: 30 mins

Ingredients (Serves 2)

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  • 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 200-250 g courgette cut into 2cm rounds
  • 100 g red onionsliced
  • 5 garlic clovesfinely sliced
  • 30-50 g pine nuts
  • 3-4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp brown sugaroptional
  • 10-20 g oregano leaves picked
  • 160 g rocket leaves
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This is a take on agrodolce, with a wonderful sweet sour sauce and delicious sautéed courgettes. This has multiple plants to add to your weekly consumption of ingredients that support wellbeing.

Prep: 10 mins Cooks: 30 mins

Ingredients (Serves 2)

Metric
Imperial

  • 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 200-250 g courgette cut into 2cm rounds
  • 100 g red onionsliced
  • 5 garlic clovesfinely sliced
  • 30-50 g pine nuts
  • 3-4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp brown sugaroptional
  • 10-20 g oregano leaves picked
  • 160 g rocket leaves

Gather ...

Gather your ingredients.

Heat th...

Heat the olive oil in a large pan on a medium to high heat and add the courgette slices. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes on either side until deeply coloured and charred in places. Remove from the pan and set aside on a plate. It may need longer depending on the size of your pan.

Lower t...

Lower the heat slightly, add the red onions and garlic to the pan and cook for 6-7 minutes until soft. Add extra oil if needed.

Add the...

Add the pine nuts, balsamic vinegar, sugar (if using) and fresh oregano leaves and stir to combine. Cook for another 5 minutes until the mixture is sticky and deeply fragrant. Add the courgette back to the pan for a minute before serving.

Serve t...

Serve the courgette over the rocket leaves, topped with some more of the onions.

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