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Courgette Refresher Salad

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Ingredients
  Courgettes 8
  Spanish onion 1 Medium, peeled and finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  French dressing 6 Tablespoon
  Lettuce leaves 4
  Tomatoes 4 , peeled and finely chopped
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Small, seeds removed and finely chopped
  Finely chopped capers 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped basil 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 In a pan, add the courgettes, and simmer unpeeled, in salted water for about 8 minutes.
2 Cut lengthwise in half and gently scoop out the seeds.
3 In a flat dish, arrange the courgettes, cut sides up,
4 In a bowl, mix half the finely chopped onion with the garlic.
5 Use the mixture to cover the courgettes.
6 Sprinkle with half the French dressing.
7 Cover and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
8 Remove the onion and garlic mixture and thoroughly drain off the marinade.
9 Neatly arrange the courgettes on crisp lettuce leaves.
10 Prepare a mixture of the remaining French Dressing along with the remaining onion, the finely chopped tomatoes, green pepper, capers, basil and parsley.
11 Use this mixture to fill the hollow in the courgettes.
12 Correct the seasoning.

SERVING
13 Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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