Recipe video above. This is just a really tasty, quick and easy way to cook zucchini in the oven. For all those times you need a quick veggie side dish! A little sprinkle of parmesan adds great flavour, and breadcrumbs adds a touch of terrific texture.Roasting at a high temp makes the parmesan golden and gets some browning on the zucchini before they turn into watery mush.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: baked zucchini, courgette recipe, how to cook zucchini in the oven, how to cooke courgettes in the oven, zucchini recipe
Servings: 4- 5 as a side
600g/ 1.2lbzucchinis(4 large, 5 medium)
1/2tspeach salt and pepper
2tbspparmesan, grated (store bought sandy type is best)
Preheat oven to 240°C / 450°F (220°C fan) with the oven shelf set high in the oven.
Trim the ends off the zucchini. Cut medium zucchinis in quarters lengthwise, and large ones into sixths (halve then cut each half into 3 lengthwise to make 6 long "wedges").
Pile zucchini on a tray. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil, salt and pepper. Toss.
Line up in two rows so they're touching each other, with the skin side down.
Sprinkle evenly with breadcrumbs, then parmesan, drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil.
Bake 12 minutes until the parmesan is golden and zucchini is soft but not soggy.