Stilton and walnut stuffed courgettes

Make the most of courgettes when they are in season with this easy vegetarian recipe.

  • Vegetarian


4 round courgettes
1 tbsp olive oil
75g fresh breadcrumbs
75g walnuts, chopped
4 salad onions, sliced
25g pack fresh chives, chopped
50g Stilton, crumbled


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6.  Cut the tops off the courgettes and scoop out the centres with a teaspoon, leaving 1cm flesh around the edges.  Cook in boiling water for 4 minutes, drain and place in a small baking tray.

2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the breadcrumbs, walnuts, salad onions and chives for 1-2 minutes.  Season and stir in the Stilton.  Spoon the mixture into the courgettes, pressing down gently.  Bake for 25-30 minutes until tender.  Serve with salad.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
  • Total time: 35-40 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,270kJ/305kcals
Fat 22.1g
Saturated Fat 4.8g
Carbohydrate 13.8g
Sugars 5.5g
Salt 0.5g

All values are per serving. 3.5g fibre / 12.8g protein

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jul 10 16:06:00 BST 2014.