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Marinated Zucchini And Pepper Salad

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Ingredients
  Zucchini 12 Small (Tender And Young)
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (To Cover)
  Green pepper 1
  Sweet red pepper 1⁄2
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh basil 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Green onions 2 , chopped finely
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped finely
  Finely chopped capers 1 Teaspoon
  Lettuce leaves 2 (Preferably Romaine Or Curly Leaf Lettuce)
Directions

Place the zucchini and the 1/2 tsp salt into a saucepan.
Cover with boiling water, put on the lid, bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer 8 minutes.
The zucchini should still be firm.
Drain, cut in half lengthwise, and lay in a shallow dish.
Remove the core and seed from the green and red peppers, cut into strips lengthwise, and lay over the zucchini.
Combine all the rest of the ingredients except the lettuce and pour over the vegetables.
Cover and refrigerate 3-4 hours.
Spoon the dressing over the vegetables periodically.
To serve, line a platter with the lettuce leaves, lay the zucchini and pepper strips attractively along the middle of the leaves, and pour over any remaining dressing.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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