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  • People

    Serves 6

  • Prep Time

    15 min.

  • Grilling Time

    6 to 8 min.

Serves 6
Prep Time
15 min.
Grilling Time
6 to 8 min.

the Ingredients

Grilled Courgette And Watercress Salad 692X636Px 346X318
  • 6 Courgettes
  • 80 grams Watercress
  • Sea Salt


  • Zest and juice of half lemon
  • 1 Red chilli
  • 15 grams Fresh mint leaves
  • 6 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper


    In the kitchen:

  • 01 Wash the courgettes and watercress. Thinly slice the courgettes lengthways to make flat strips
  • 02 Sprinkle on a few pinches of sea salt. Allow the courgettes to soften slightly as water is extracted by the salt.
  • 03 Now make the dressing. Wash the lemon, chilli and mint leaves. Remove the seeds of the chilli and chop it finely.
  • 04 Shred the leaves. Then whisk the olive oil, lemon zest and juice, chilli and mint in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  • 05 Place the watercress in a serving dish.
  • At the barbecue:

  • 01 Prepare the barbecue for direct heat, approx. 220 ºC.
  • 02 Place the courgette strips on the grate and close the lid. Grill for 3-4 minutes on each side until good dark grill marks have formed.
  • 03 Take them off and allow to cool.
  • 04 Place the courgettes on top of the watercress and pour over the dressing.

Let's Gear Up

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