Courgette carpaccio

This is an ideal dish to serve cold in summer but is also perfect as a starter for a hearty winter meal.

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 3 firm courgettes
  • 1 shallot
  • Olive oil
  • 1 goat’s cheese log
  • Chives and pine nuts
  • Salt, pepper


  • Cut the courgettes into very thin slices and arrange them on the plates.
  • Sprinkle with very finely chopped shallots and chives and drizzle with a little olive oil.
  • Place 4 round slices of goat’s cheese on each plate.
  • Toast the pine nuts lightly and sprinkle over each plate. Sprinkle generously with lemon juice.
  • Place in the refrigerator for a minimum of 3 hours and season with salt and pepper before serving.

Serve with small wholegrain bread crouton. For 4 persons as a starter, 2 persons as a main meal.