Courgette Spaghetti with Grilled Sea bass, Almond & Red Pepper Pesto

Substitute heavy pasta for 'courgetti'. Here we've served it with grilled sea bass and a yoghurt, almond and red pepper pesto.


100g FAGE Total 2%

2 large courgettes

1 tbsp sunflower oil

2 sea bass fillets , patted dry on kitchen towel

100g roasted peppers from a jar, in brine, drained

1 tsp fennel seed, ground in a pestle & mortar

30g toasted flaked almonds

30g pecorino, finely grated

Pinch chilli powder

Lemon wedges, to serveĀ 

  1. Cut the courgette into spaghetti with a julienne peeler, or cut into ribbons with a vegetable peeler.
  2. Heat a frying pan and add half the oil. Add the fish, skin side down, and cook for 2-3 minutes, turn and cook for a further 1-2 minutes.
  3. In a food processor, blend the peppers, fennel seed, almonds, pecorino, chilli powder and TOTAL 2% Yoghurt until coarse.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a large non-stick pan, add the courgette and cook over a high heat for 2 minutes, stirring until wilted. Turn the heat to low, add half the pesto, stir for 30 seconds then remove from the heat. Serve topped with the fish fillet, remaining pesto and lemon wedge.