From quiches and pastas to tarts and burgers, we've got courgette recipes that'll really impress.
Twirly fusilli and courgette ribbons mean this quick pasta dish goes down a treat
Introduce your children to the flavours of the Mediterranean with this combination of chicken and chorizo.
With only 10 mins cooking, this colourful salad is the perfect summer dish. Halloumi with a hint of chilli, fresh courgettes, green beans and tomato combine perfectly for a wonderful mixture of textures and tastes. Finish with a drizzle of homemade dressing.
Transform classic French ratatouille to a simple savoury tart, ideal for a stress-free midweek dinner
Make this chicken and spinach lasagne up to 12 hours in advance and bake when needed
Little hands can help prepare this make-ahead lunch at the weekend. The meatballs freeze well, ready to defrost and eat. Simply halve the couscous ingredients if you don’t need all 6 portions at once.
Tesco's product development chef, Adam, has written this brilliant one-pot chicken recipe which uses ingredients that are commonly bought in the kitchen. The recipe can also be flexed to whatever you have in your kitchen - swap the spices to your favourite or use whatever fresh herbs you have to hand.
Food writer Dina Macki's gyros-style salad uses ingredients that are commonly bought and turns them into this delicious sharing-style feast, complete with herby fries and a sweet 'n' sour green bean salad.
These light and fluffy vegetarian muffins make a great lunch for the kids, served with a simple salad on the side.
There isn't anything quite like a bit of char to accentuate flavours in your cooking, and paneer is just the cheese for this
Dust off the tongs and light up the grill and treat yourself to a midweek barbecue dinner with this simple pasta salad
This family-friendly, veg-packed meal provides 3 of your 5-a-day and is great with a crunchy carrot, cabbage and onion slaw on the side.
This easy and tasty vegan tagine is cooked low and slow with the help of your handy piece of kitchen kit- the slow-cooker
Jamie Oliver says, "Nutty bulgur wheat and creamy feta turn these crispy savoury cakes into something really special. Harissa gives them a nice hum of chilli, while the mint and lemon add freshness and zing."
Jamie says: "A deliciously filling summer salad that heroes storecupboard staples and seasonal veg"
Breaded courgette is the star of the show in this fantastic gratin
Courgettes really shine when combined with smoky BBQ flavours. Serve with couscous, dress with mint and basil, and top with feta to transport your tastebuds to the Mediterranean
Creamy risotto is made even better with a gooey cheese sauce in this super summer dish
Combat cooler nights by tucking into a wonderfully warming, gorgeously creamy pie. This golden, crisp pie is packed with baked camembert, sweet butternut squash, aubergine and courgette. You can even give this pie recipe a scarily good Halloween makeover
This is the perfect way to serve green veg for a springtime Sunday roast. The zesty parsley butter is gorgeous melted over the courgette, peas and spring greens. Plus they take just 15 minutes to prepare.
Be creative with aubergine and try using them in this gorgeous Italian bake
Bake a simple dinner with this quick tomato and courgette tart recipe. Pesto and créme fraîche make a herby, creamy base on top of buttery puff pastry for the colourful veggie topping.
A satisfying, simple family dish that's ready and on the table in less than 60 minutes
An ideal option for a midweek meal, these fragrant fish parcels are a perfect pairing with veg-packed pilaf
It's barbecued halloumi – brandished with scars from the grill – that's the real difference maker in this fresh summer salad. Barley, courgette and mint all complement each other with that salty cheese under a simple olive oil and lemon dressing.
A lighter version of this family favourite - the polenta-based crumb gives the chicken drumsticks a crispy skin. They are perfect when paired with roasted vegetable chips and a yogurt dip
A great way to make falafels even more delicious is to add masses of grated courgette to the mixture – it's also a sneaky way of getting your five a day. Dunked into homemade tzatziki, these veggie bites are perfect for a light lunch
Add some fresh flavours to your barbecue with simple veggie sides. These speedy courgette and asparagus skewers flavoured with olive oil and lemon zest make a fun vegan addition to a barbecue spread.
The classic Italian seafood dish made in minutes and with a smoky, garlicky aioli. The lightly fried mussels, fish, squid rings, prawns and courgettes make a great appetiser complete lunch if you serve with a crunchy green salad.
A box of eggs and plenty of veg is all you need to whip up a batch of these ratatouille omelettes. This easy omelette recipe is filled with a Med veg medley with courgettes, peppers and onions in a rich tomato sauce, finished with melting cheese.
A great soup for weekend – or weekday – lunches. The haricot beans mean it's filling, without being stodgy. It's also a really nice way to use up any leftover courgettes. Serve with crusty bread, if you like.
This warm salad is perfect at a barbecue
This is a brilliant tart to make when friends or family are coming over for lunch. Tender courgettes and sweet red onions are a great filling – especially when nestled on top of the creamy, cheesy filling. Pine nuts add a gorgeous crunch.