Zingy courgette & spinach salad

This delicious side dish is simple but smart and will bring a touch of freshness to any main meal

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 78
  • fat 6g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 3g
  • sugars 5g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0.09g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  • 4 courgettes, cut into disks on the diagonal, then sliced into sticks
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 100g bag baby spinach
  • zest 1 lemon


  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan. Fry the courgettes over a high heat until just tender, about 4 mins, adding the chilli for the final min. Take off the heat and toss though the spinach until just wilted. Add the lemon zest and season to taste. Put in a serving dish and pour over a little more olive oil just before serving.

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