Grilled / BBQ Courgettes

  • 5MINS
  • 20MINS
  • 70KCAL

Slimming friendly dishes like Grilled / BBQ Courgettes are perfect for the summer, even when calorie counting or following plans like Weight Watchers!

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories70
  • Carbs14g
  • Protein4g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates0.4g
  • Sugars4g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

Slimming-friendly dishes like Grilled / BBQ Courgettes are perfect for a summer BBQ, even when calorie counting or following plans like Weight Watchers!

We remember the first time we had these Grilled / BBQ Courgettes and were seriously amazed at how tasty they were. When we host BBQs for friends, they are always on the menu without fail – they’re suitable for all kinds of diets too (just make sure you use a suitable cooking spray!)

These Grilled / BBQ Courgettes are the perfect side dish on any BBQ – or an accompaniment to a chicken or kebab recipe – and those not following a diet plan won’t even notice that they’re slimming-friendly.

What diets are these Grilled / BBQ Courgettes suitable for?

This Grilled / BBQ Courgettes recipe is suitable for vegetarian, gluten free, vegan and dairy free diets – providing that you use a vegan cooking spray.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Grilled / BBQ Courgettes recipe?

  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Grilled / BBQ Courgettes recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Grilled / BBQ Courgettes recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Grilled / BBQ Courgettes recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Grilled / BBQ Courgettes?

There are no special ingredients needed to make this recipe.

How many Calories are in these Grilled / BBQ Courgettes?

There are 70 Calories per portion in these Grilled / BBQ Courgettes, which means they fall into our Everyday Light category.

These Grilled / BBQ Courgettes are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Mix all the dry ingredients together. Store the seasoning in an airtight jar until you are ready to use it.

Step 2

Top and tail the courgettes then slice them lengthways down the middle.

Step 3

Place them on a tray, flat side up, then spray them will some low calorie cooking spray. Sprinkle them with a few tablespoons of the seasoning.

Step 4

Place the courgettes in a food bag and refrigerate for 30 minutes or so.

Step 5

Place the courgettes on the BBQ, flat side down and grill for 5-10 minutes.

Step 6

When they have softened and they are nicely marked, turn them over and turn the grill temperature down slightly (or move the courgettes to a cooler part of the grill).

Step 7

Allow to cook for another 5-10 minutes or until the courgettes are cooked through.

What could I serve alongside this Grilled / BBQ Courgettes?

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How do you know when Grilled / BBQ Courgettes are cooked?

The courgettes need to be grilled for 5-10 minutes and once they have softened and nicely marked, turn them over and turn the grill temperature down slightly.

Allow to cook for another 5-10 minutes or until the courgettes are cooked through.

How long can you keep Grilled / BBQ Courgettes in the fridge?

Once you’ve put them out, ideally you should eat them within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Grilled / BBQ Courgettes in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can you freeze this Grilled / BBQ Courgettes?

We would not recommend freezing this recipe.

How do I reheat Grilled / BBQ Courgettes?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Grilled / BBQ Courgettes

Slimming friendly dishes like Grilled / BBQ Courgettes are perfect for the summer, even when calorie counting or following plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    20 MINS
  • KCals 70
  • Carbs 14G
WW Points
  • 0 Green
  • 0 Blue
  • 0 Purple

Ingredients

  • 4 courgettes
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Store the seasoning in an airtight jar until you are ready to use it.
  2. Top and tail the courgettes then slice them lengthways down the middle.
  3. Place them on a tray, flat side up, then spray them will some low calorie cooking spray. Sprinkle them with a few tablespoons of the seasoning.
  4. Place the courgettes in a food bag and refridgerate for 30 minutes or so.
  5. Place the courgettes on the BBQ, flat side down and grill for 5-10 minutes.
  6. When they have softened and they are nicely marked, turn them over and turn the grill temperature down slightly (or move the courgettes to a cooler part of the grill).
  7. Allow to cook for another 5-10 minutes or until the courgettes are cooked through.

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