Baby courgette salad

Baby courgette salad
Early in the season, it is easy to find young courgettes that are still small and delightfully crunchy raw. They are ideal for this salad recipe, combined with radishes and tuna in a lemon mayonnaise.
35K 4/5 based on 3 reviews
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: July 31th 2019

Keywords for this recipe:
For 4 people, you will need:

Change to the quantities for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people
How long will it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
21 min.21 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Baby courgette salad
Choose small courgettes about 4 inches (10 cm) long, not much more.

Prepare like normal courgettes.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Baby courgette salad
Slice into rounds straight into a salad bowl.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Baby courgette salad
Do the same with 150 g radishes and 1 spring onion (scallion).

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Baby courgette salad
Add 125 g tuna in oil.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
Baby courgette salad
Then 4 tablespoons Lemon Mayonnaise and the finely chopped chives. Mix well.

Your salad is ready.
If you don't have baby courgettes, use bigger ones, cut into small dice.

No lemon mayonnaise? No problem: just use normal mayonnaise and add the juice of an extra lemon.
Should be eaten the same day.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,691 Kcal or 7,080 Kj41 gr28 gr159 gr
85 %16 %3 %24 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
222 Kcal or 929 Kj5 gr4 gr21 gr
11 %2 %<1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
423 Kcal or 1,771 Kj10 gr7 gr40 gr
21 %4 %1 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Fish, Egg, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.56 €
  • Per person : 0.64 €

Change currency:

Note: Be careful, these prices are only an estimate, you can consult the table of prices by ingredients used for this estimate.
This recipe uses (among others)
CourgetteCourgette: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable rosette tart, Vegetable clafoutis, Creamy risotto with vegetables , Salad greens and small omelette, Greek-style stuffed courgettes, ... All
RadishesRadishes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tomato ladybirds, Rillettes stuffed mushrooms, Red cabage salad with toasted almonds, Summery cheese on toast, Radish and mushroom salad, ... All
Tuna in oilTuna in oil: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spring courgette and tuna salad, Tomato ladybirds, Salade Niçoise, Gribouille dressing, Tuna pasta, ... All
Lemon MayonnaiseLemon Mayonnaise: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crunchy Cauliflower Salad with Lemon, Lemony chicken and radish salad, ... All
Other recipes you may also like
Almond cream or frangipane
Almond cream or frangipane
Light and delicious, it is used in a lot of desserts like tarts, cakes and pies (epiphany galette).
444K 25 44 min. January 23th 2022
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup
A smooth and fragrant soup, it's much better with potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) than ordinary pumpkin.
331K4.1 1 hour 10 min. October 13th 2010
Duck Parmentier
Duck Parmentier
This recipe is very simple to make as everything can be prepared in advance. A layer of duck meat is sandwiched between two layers of potato purée. This is topped with grated cheese before being put in the oven.
102K3.9 51 min. January 27th 2013
Chestnut cake
Chestnut cake
This delightful cake is doubly chestnutty: it contains chestnut flour, and sweet chestnut purée.
325K5 1 hour 13 min. May 8th 2020
Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
349K4.0 1 hour 11 min. February 21th 2011
News list of

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2024-07-28)

Your first name or nickname
Your e-mail
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Post a comment or question
Posted by:
I am not a leaving thing
Follow this recipe
If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page