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Courgettes A La Grecque

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Ingredients
  Courgettes 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Water 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Bay leaf 1
  Thyme 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Black peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 4 Large, skinned
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the long slices of courgettes around 5mm/1/4 inch.
2) In a colander, place the slices and sprinkle salt over them.
3) Leave the slices for 1 hour to drain.
4) Wash the courgettes and make them dry on an absorbant kitchen paper.

MAKING
5) In a deep-frying pan, put all the remaining ingredients.
6) Boil them and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
7) In the pan, add courgettes and cook slowly for 20 minutes.
8) In a shallow serving dish, transfer the courgettes and let them cool.
9) Place in refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.

SERVING
10) Serve the vegetable dish as side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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