Project Description

I love my Zucchini! The Zucchini, often mistaken for a vegetable, is a member of the squash family, also known as the courgette. The zucchini is abundant in Australia in the summer and autumn, and when fresh it is sweet to taste. When it tastes bitter it is a sure sign it has been stored for too long. In the right season, it is an excellent candidate for your home garden.

What to learn more about the amazing Zucchini? I’ll post more in a blog soon!


Alexis Le




Easy / Beginner



RECIPE: Warm Zucchini Salad

This recipe is a fantastic recipe that is simple and tastes amazing fresh off the pan. With only a few ingredients its a great way for Zuccini to be the hero in this dish!

  • Cuisine: Warm Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 mins

  • Cooking Time: 10 mins

  • Assemble Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins

  • 1 1/2 tbs olive oil, plus extra to drizzle

  • 1 table spoon of toasted Sesame seeds (or your choice of nut)

  • 600g zucchini (about 5 medium), cut into 2cm-thick slices

  • 1 garlic clove, chopped

  • 2 pinches of dried chilli flakes

  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1/2 a lemon

  • 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked
  • 100g fresh Fetta

  • Use a saucepan large enough to fit all the zucchini slices in a single layer

  • Heat oil over medium-high heat

  • Add zucchini and cook, for 5 minutes or until golden brown

  • Turn zucchini and scatter with garlic, fennel, chilli, lemon zest, thyme and a pinch of salt flakes.

  • Transfer the warm zucchini mixture to a large bowl

  • Add parsley, and lemon juice, and gently toss until just combined

  • Transfer zucchini mixture to a serving platter

  • Scatter with fetta and drizzle with extra oil

  • Then sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds

  • Serve and Enjoy!


I hope you enjoy this as much as we do! Share this recipe with your friends and family, and explore my other great recipes on Think Feel Thrive, Cheers Alexis.

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