Roasted rolled courgettes

A colourful, tasty starter that's also a great party food option. 


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Serves: Serves 15

Cuisine: Italian


  • Courgettes 3 Large
  • Salt Pinch
  • Black pepper Pinch
  • Gorgonzola 100g
  • Sun dried tomatoes 6
  • Basil leaves Small bunch
  • Olive oil 4 Tbsp
  • Garlic 1 Clove
  • Garlic powder 1/2 Tsp


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius and finely chop the garlic.
  2. Mix the olive oil, chopped garlic, and black pepper in a bowl.
  3. Slice the courgettes lengthways between 4-6mm thick, sprinkle a pinch of salt over them and leave to stand for 40 minutes.
  4. Using a tea towel or kitchen roll, pat the courgettes dry then place them on a baking tray, space them evenly and top with the garlic oil.
  5. Place in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until they turn a golden colour.
  6. Turn the courgettes over drizzle with garlic oil and return to the oven for three more minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and allow to cool enough so you can safely handle them. Add the gorgonzola, sun dried tomatoes and some basil to one end of the courgette then roll from that end ensuring all the ingredients stay inside and serve.
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