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jannie
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Post: # 241895Post jannie »

I have alot of courgettes at the moment and also pak choi.
Any ideas what can be done with them? I always use courgette in pasta, it would be nice to use it some other ways.
Does anyone know if you can preserve the pak choi?

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Post: # 241896Post MKG »

Courgettes are a good ingredient for ratatatatatatatatatatatatouille - which can easily be frozen. They can also be used to make cakes, or can be used as an ingredient in chutney. You could make wine from them but I wouldn't recommend that unless you like insipid wine. Or you could lightly saute them in oil and then freeze them (much better than blanching them).

Or, like a lot of us on here, you could surreptitiously compost a few of them :lol:

As for pak choi, I have no idea. I bet someone will, though.

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Post: # 241902Post Green Aura »

There a loads of recipes on here to use up courgettes in all sorts of ways - put courgette in the search box (top right hand corner) and you'll see this topic has arisen quite regularly! :lol:

I don't know about pak choi but would it be suitable to make something like sauerkraut or kimchi?
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Post: # 241918Post Millymollymandy »

Cakes cakes and more cakes, both savoury and sweet. I'm making one today with cardamom in it. :thumbright:

There's a fairly recent courgette thread with a load of recipes in it. I can't cope with keep repeating my recipes everywhere...... :lol:
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Post: # 241919Post Millymollymandy »

Oh, and soup - that's the healthy way to use up kilos of courgettes! :lol:
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Post: # 241923Post bonniethomas06 »

Courgette and tarragon soup - I made it last night and it was lovely.

1. Saute chopped courgettes in butter
2. Add dried or fresh tarragon in generous quantities and saute a little longer.
3. Add enough chicken or veg stock to just cover and simmer for 15 mins
4. Blitz until smooth, add some milk and season
5. Re-heat and scoff!
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Post: # 241926Post gregorach »

Courgettes are lovely cut into thin strips, battered and fried.
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Post: # 241987Post jannie »

Thanks, I never thought to use courgettes in baking before.

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