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Baked courgettes with leeks and blue cheese
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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 200ªC, 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.
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This recipe was first published in July 2012.