Herby Courgettes with Chilli, Chickpeas and Halloumi

Such a summery dish. Courgettes are so versatile and work really well with the salty feta. The chilli gives a welcome kick.

Herby Courgettes with Chilli, Chickpeas and Halloumi
Herby Courgettes with Chilli, Chickpeas and Halloumi

Ingredients 

1 large or 2 small courgettes

A pack of halloumi cut into 1cm thick slices

Around 1tbsp each of mint and chives

1 tin of chickpeas

Half a deseeded red chilli

Zest of 1 lemon

Olive oil

2tbsps white wine vinegar

Sea salt and black pepper

Method

Heat a large saucepan with a drizzle of olive oil and fry the halloumi slices until golden brown. Set aside to cool slightly.

Shave the courgettes into ribbons with a potato peeler or mandolin. Place in a large bowl and add the drained and rinsed chickpeas, herbs, chilli and lemon zest.


In a separate bowl mix together the white wine vinegar with some olive oil and seasoning. Combine with the courgettes and arrange on a serving dish with the cooled slices of halloumi. Enjoy!

(Serves 2 generously)

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