Baked courgettes with leeks and blue cheese

  • Total time: Ready in 30 Minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4


2 tbsp essential Waitrose Vegetable Oil
4 essential Waitrose Courgettes, halved lengthways
25g essential Waitrose Butter
2 essential Waitrose Leeks, sliced
100g essential Waitrose French Blue Cheese, crumbled
50g Waitrose Walnut Pieces


1. Preheat the oven to 200ÂȘC, gas mark 6. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes for 2-3 minutes in 2 batches, cut-surface down. Transfer to an ovenproof dish.

2. Melt the butter in the same frying pan, add the leeks and fry for 4-5 minutes. Season, then spoon on top of the courgettes.

3. Sprinkle over the cheese and walnuts. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until the walnuts are crisp and the vegetables tender.