Liz’s Portuguese Courgettes

  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • Garlic, to taste
  • 4-6 courgettes
  • Large pinch paprika
  • Large pinch rosemary
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Plain flour
  • Chicken or vegetable stock
  • Large can of chopped tomatoes
  • Fresh parmesan
  • Pinch of mixed herbs
  • Large squirt tomato puree

1. Fry onion and chopped or crushed garlic. Meanwhile boil sliced courgettes in salted water until just beginning to soften.

2. To frying pan add paprika, tomato puree, rosemary, mixed herbs and flour. Stir round for 2 minutes then gradually add stock and tomatoes, until it begins to thicken.

3. Drain courgettes and add frying pan mix to courgettes. Sprinkle with grated parmesan and microwave or cook in medium oven for about 20 minutes.

4. Can be refrigerated overnight to develop flavour.

Serves 4