Courgettes on tomato sauce

Oven roasted courgettes on tomato sauce: a colourful and delicious dish! We love zucchini and like to prepare it in many different ways. This recipe is wonderful as a side dish, but also as a vegetarian main course.

In a world where health and sustainability are becoming increasingly important, vegetarian cooking offers a wealth of benefits. And this recipe is living proof that delicious food without meat can be just as filling and enjoyable. Courgettes, nature’s versatile and vitamin-rich treasures, are at the heart of this dish, offering us a wealth of health benefits.

Courgettes are rich in fibre and contain many important vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium and magnesium. These nutrients contribute to a strong immune system, healthy skin, good heart health and better digestion. Best of all, they are low in calories, which is perfect for those who want to watch their weight.

The beautiful colour palette of this dish is not only a feast for the eyes, but also an indicator of the variety of nutrients it contains. Green and yellow courgettes not only make for a colourful plate, but also bring different flavours and textures. The juicy, crunchy inside of the courgette slices harmonises perfectly with the savoury tomato sauce, which is a real treat with its fresh aroma and Mediterranean herbs.

As if that wasn’t enough, this dish is also a great way to exercise your culinary creativity. You can season the courgettes with different spices and herbs or even top them with cheese for an even more delicious touch. And the best part is that you can adapt it to your taste and preferences.

This recipe proves that vegetarian food doesn’t have to be boring. It’s a feast for the senses and a true feast for body and soul. So let’s discover the benefits of diverse and healthy vegetarian cuisine together and make this delicious Oven Roasted Zucchini on Tomato Sauce. Your palate and your body will thank you for it! Let’s celebrate the diversity of natural flavours and make food as colourful as the world we live in. Let’s go on a culinary journey together and discover the delicious power of plant-based cuisine!

Interesting facts about courgettes:

  1. Courgettes belong to the pumpkin family and are botanically fruits, but are often used as vegetables.
  2. They originated in America and were brought to Europe by Spanish explorers, where they quickly became popular.
  3. Courgettes are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A and fibre, making them a healthy addition to your diet.
  4. The yellow variety of courgette is sweeter and milder in flavour when ripe compared to the green variety.
  5. Courgettes have a high water content and are low in calories, making them a great option for calorie-conscious meals.
  6. As well as roasting in the oven, you can grill, roast, steam or enjoy courgette raw in salads.

With this delicious recipe and interesting facts about courgettes, you can take your cooking to the next level and create a tasty meal for the whole family. Enjoy your meal!

Preparation time: 50 minutes
Baking time: 20 minutes




1 courgette green

1 courgette yellow

1 onion

1 clove of garlic

2 cans of chunky tomatoes (400 g each)

1 fresh green pepper

1 tbsp oil

100 g Styrian beetle beans

50 g sweet corn

freshly ground pepper


chilli flakes

fresh basil

1 tsp Mediterranean Universal Spice




  1. Peel and dice the onion and garlic.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Sauté the onion and garlic.
  3. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  4. Add the chopped peppers, fresh chopped basil, corn, beetle beans. Season with salt, pepper and chilli.
  5. Pour the sauce into an ovenproof dish.
  6. Cut the courgettes into strips. Season with the Mediterranean all-purpose seasoning, salt and pepper.
  7. Place the courgettes on the tomato sauce and cook in the oven at 180°C for approx. 20 minutes.