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Grilled Courgette Salad with Chilli and Feta

Grilled Courgette Salad with Chilli and FetaIngredients
4 courgettes
2 baby gems, cut into ribbons
1-2 red chillies, finely chopped
60g pine nuts
60g currants
a  handful mint leaves,  chopped
140g feta cheese
80ml extra virgin olive oil
juice of half a lemon
Cut the courgettes into long thin slices, down their length. Drizzle them with olive oil, salt and pepper and cook on a griddle pan or under a hot grill on both sides until and cooked through.
Meanwhile heat a little olive oil in a frying pan and add the currants and pine nuts. Fry until the currants have puffed up and the pine nuts are a pale golden colour. Put the lettuce, mint and courgette strips on a plate, scatter with the pine nuts, chilli and raisins, crumble over the feta and season with a good pinch of pepper. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and the lemon juice.
Enjoy.Recipe from Tomasina Miers, who, inspired by her love of Mexican cookery Thomasina set up Wahaca restaurant in London.Visit http://www.thomasinamiers.com/ to find out more.