Saturday, July 29, 2006

Spaghetti with herby courgettes (Italian recipe):

Spaghetti 350gr
Courgettes cut into slim sticks 650gr
Garlic finely chopped 2cloves
Grated Grana Padano 50gr
Butter cut into pieces 30gr
Olive oil 4tbsp

Handful each Basil and parsley roughly torn
Cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling salted water for about 1omin until al dente or as directed on the pack.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the garlic and fry briefly without letting it brown. Tip in the courgettes, and then cook over a low heat for about 5min, stirring until just tender.
Drain the spaghetti, and then gently stir into the courgettes with butter, cheese and herbs. Season wit
h salt and pepper and serve it.

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