Courgette And Broccoli With Pine Nuts

Vegan Chef Day

Vegan courgette and broccolie with pine nuts

One of our favourite vegan courgette recipes! This makes a lovely fresh and light summer meal or can be served as a side dish.

Provided by Vegan Chef Day, this recipe is easy it’s for vegans and non-vegans alike. Give it a go if you are looking for inspiration outside of your usual fall-back set of ingredients.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Servings: 2


  1. 2 courgettes (zucchini)
  2. 1 head of broccoli
  3. 1 garlic clove
  4. juice of 1 lemon
  5. 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  6. 1 small handful of coriander (cilantro) leaf
  7. 1 tablespoon pine nuts


  • Cut the courgettes on the diagonal, brush with oil, griddle on a high heat
  • If you do not have a griddle pan you can grill the courgette
  • Steam the broccoli until only just cooked
  • Purée the garlic using a pestle and mortar, add the lemon juice, oil and salt to taste
  • Finely chop the coriander
  • Toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan on a medium heat
  • Mix the broccoli, courgette and dressing well


If you are looking for more courgette recipes to try, we have lots of options!

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