Courgette and Lemon Spaghetti

This year our allotment has been producing lots of tasty courgettes, so this is the perfect recipe to put them to good use and makes a quick midweek meal.


• 300g of spaghetti
• 6 garlic cloves
• Zest of two lemons
• 650 grams of courgette
• 3 tsp of chilli flakes
• Slice of bread
• Olive oil
• Water
• Chopped parsley


1. Boil the spaghetti
2. Grate the courgette and then squeeze out the excess juice, you can do this in a seize
3. Add the olive oil and crushed garlic to a pan, heat up and then add the grated courgette and cook until soft
4. Grate up the bread to make crumbs
5. Drain the pasta and add the courgette, mix together add the lemon zest and squeeze out the juice all over the dish. Mix together and add the chilli flakes and mix again
6. Fry up the breadcrumbs with the olive oil and chopped parsley until crispy and top them on the pasta