Special Diet

Cheesy Courgette Bakes

cook 30 mins
Tags: Quick eats
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 courgettes, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 ml (1/4 pint) single cream
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • 125 g (4 oz) mature Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 tablespoons fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the courgettes, garlic and spring onions and fry for 5 minutes until the courgettes are browned and just tender. Divide the mixture between 2 individual ovenproof dishes.
  • Beat together the eggs, cream and mustard in a jug, then season. Stir in half the cheese and pour the mixture over the courgettes.
  • Mix together the remaining cheese, the breadcrumbs and parsley in a bowl. Season and sprinkle over the egg mixture. Bake in a preheated oven, 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6, for 20 minutes until the tops are golden and the egg mixture has just set.
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