Fresh Courgette Salad with Anchovy Dressing

We harvested the first courgette from our vegetable garden today. In order to enjoy their taste best, I made a salad of them with anchovies and garlic dressing.

Whenever I pick courgettes, I always wonder how big they should be when I harvest them. I imagine that it’s better to pick them when they are smaller and younger if you want to eat raw in a salad.

Ingredients for Fresh Courgette Salad with Anchovy Dressing 

  • Courgette: 2
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp
  • Black Pepper

For Anchovy Dressing

  • Anchovies: 2 slices
  • Garlic: 1 clove 
  • Vinegar: 1 Tbsp
  • Olive Oil: 1 Tbsp

How to Make Fresh Courgette Salad with Anchovy Dressing

  1. Cut the courgette in half, slice thinly, sprinkle with salt and leave for about 10 minutes.
  2. After the juice comes out from the courgette, gently squeeze out the moisture from the courgette.
  3. Finely chop the anchovies and mince or grate the garlic.
  4. Add the vinegar and olive oil to the anchovies and garlic and mix well to make a dressing.
  5. Place the courgette on a plate, drizzle with the anchovy dressing and sprinkle with black pepper.
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