Rice with Courgettes Veg HT ACC
4 Hot Vegetarian
Vegan Vegetables Grains Accompaniment Healthy
Eating Dairy Gluten Wheat
Courgettes ( Zucchini )
tbsp Olive Oil
Onion, finely chopped
Garlic Clove, finely chopped
Tomatoes, skinned and & chopped
tbsp Tomato Purée
ground Black Pepper
Long Grain Rice
Wash the courgettes and trim the ends, then cut into slices only 6mm /1/4
inch thick. Layer the slices in a colander, sprinkling
salt generously between and leave to drain for
Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan over a low heat. Add the
chopped onion, garlic and tomatoes and simmer gently
for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stir the tomato puree into the tomato sauce and season generously with salt
and pepper. Bring the sauce to simmering point, cover
the pan with a tight fitting lid and simmer
gently for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Rinse the sliced courgette in cold water and drain well. Add the courgettes to
the pan, stirring well to mix, then simmer for 10
Add the rice to the pan. Stir well to mix, taking care not to crush the courgettes.
Replace the lid and simmer very gently for 20-25 minutes, until most of
the liquid in the pan has been absorbed and the rice is tender but not mushy.
Stir occasionally during cooking to prevent the
Pile the rice and courgette mixture on to a heated serving dish and serve
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