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Tian De Courgettes

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Thick Slices White Bread
  • 10 fl Milk
  • 4 oz Long-grain Rice
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 tb Olive Oil
  • 2 oz Gruyere Cheese, Grated
  • 1 sm Garlic Clove, Skinned and
  • -crushed (optional)
  • 1 1/2 lb Small Courgettes, Trimmed
  • -and thinly sliced
  • Finely Grated Parmesan
  • -cheese (optional)


Remove the crusts from the bread and discard. Tear the bread into small
pieces and place in a large bowl. Pour the milk over and leave to soak.

Meanwhile, cook the rice in boiling salted water for about 12 minutes until
tender. Drain well.

Beat the eggs and 2 tb olive oil into the bread mixture with about a
quarter of the cheese and the garlic, if using. Season with salt and

Carefully fold the courgettes and rice into the milk and bread mixture and
pour into a greased gratin dish. Sprinkle with the remaining gruyere cheese
and a little parmesan, if using. Drizzle with the remaining olive oil.

Bake in the oven at 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6 for 35-40 minutes or until golden
brown and firm to the touch. Leave to cool in the dish for 10 minutes
before serving.

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