268.Herby courgettes : Food Combining Hay Diet

The full text of the book published by Bloomsbury. Author Peter Thomson

Serves 4

4 tablespoons olive oil

8 spring onions, sliced

2 cloves garlic, chopped or crushed

1 lb courgettes, sliced

1 tablespoon pine nut kernels, toasted

1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil

1 tablespoon fresh chopped marjoram

1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander


  • Fry the onions and garlic gently in the oil for 2 minutes.

  • Add courgettes and herbs, saving a little of each herb, and cover, cooking for 10 - 15 minutes until courgettes are tender.

  • Turn into a shallow dish, sprinkle with pine nuts and remaining herbs, and serve.


  • This dish can be cooked in the oven instead, at Gas Mark 5, 190 C, 375 F, for 20 - 30 minutes.