Perfect as a tasty starter, sometimes also as an accompanying side dish for a main course of meat or fish, and to be personalised as you like. It is also a tasty idea to get children to eat vegetables.

Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 15 mins

  • Courgette: 1-2
  • Grated Mozzarella & Cheese mix: to taste
  • Cherry tomatoes: 3-4
  • Pitted Black olives: 3-4
  • Anchovy fillets in olive oil: 2-3
  • Oregano, dried: to taste
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO): to taste
  • Salt: to taste


Chop the anchovy fillets.
Dice the tomatoes.
Slice the black olives.

Put them in a bowl with a couple of tablespoons of EVOO, a pinch of salt, dried oregano, mix and keep aside.

You can replace the cherry tomatoes with tomato sauce and season as above.

Cut the courgettes into slices about 1 cm thick and place them on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

Lightly brush each slice with a little EVOO, add a pinch of salt and pre-bake in the oven for 5 minutes.

Remove from the oven without turning it off, garnish each slice with the chopped tomato / anchovy / black olives mix, add cheese or alternate the ingredients as you prefer.

Return to the oven for a further 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

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