Diced courgette

This cooking skills shows how to cut diced courgette Courgettes are often one of least favourite vegetables.  Slightly over cooked, courgettes become bland to taste and very watery.  But, courgettes are easy to prepare and give us good practice with our knife.

Cutting diced courgette

  1. Top and tail each courgette, wash them in cold water and dry well. There is no need to peel or deseed them.
  2. To cut diced courgette, place the courgette onto the board and cut it in half lengthways.
  3. Cut these pieces in half lengthways to give four long pieces of courgette.  Hold them together on your board and cut across them at right angles to form the dice.
  4. Cut the diced courgette to the size you require.

 

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