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Zucchini Vinaigrette

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Zucchini vinaigrette is a mixed vegetable vinaigrette. Prepared with pickle relish and dressed with wine vinegar and salad oil along with italian dressing, the zucchini vinaigrette is chilled to blend flavors and best served on a bed of lettuce.
  Sauterne 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Italian salad dressing mix 1 Ounce (1 Envelope)
  Salad oil/Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely sliced green onion 4 Tablespoon
  Drained pickle relish 3 Tablespoon
  Finely snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped green pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Zucchini 6 Medium
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, chilled and sliced

For dressing, combine wine and dressing mix in screw-top jar; cover and shake.
Add salad oil and next 5 ingredients.
Slice each zucchini in 6 lengthwise strips.
Cook in boiling salted water just till tender, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Drain; arrange in shallow dish.
Shake dressing and pour over zucchini.
Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight, spooning dressing over occasionally.
To serve, drain zucchini and arrange on lettuce-lined platter with tomatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1471 Calories from Fat 1105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g192.3%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g38.8%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 10 mg3.3%

Sodium 790.9 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.7%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84%

Sugars 48.4 g

Protein 20 g39.3%

Vitamin A 229.6% Vitamin C 635.5%

Calcium 29.9% Iron 49.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Zucchini Vinaigrette Recipe