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Zucchini Salad, Italian Style

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Ingredients
  Zucchini 6 (Cucumber Size)
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Mint leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped (Tightly Packed)
  Dry bread crumbs 3⁄4
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  French salad dressing 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lettuce leaves 4
  Mint sprigs 6 Small (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Snap the ends of zucchini and cut crosswise into 3/4-inch rounds.

MAKING
2) In a large saucepan,place the zucchini and cover with water.
3) Now cook over high heat for 5 to 7 minutes, or until zucchini is just cooked through.
4) Drain off the liquid and allow to cool.
5) Into a 2-quart casserole dish,place just one-third of the cooked zucchini.
6) Also add a layer of one-third of the onions, then one-third of the mint and one-third of the bread crumbs.
7) Now repeat the same order of layers of zucchini, onions, mint and bread crumbs till all the ingredients are used up(three layers of each ingredient, ending with bread crumbs).
8) Add required salt and pepper.
9) Drizzle french dressing over the top of the layers.

FINALISING
10) Cover with a plate and a weight on top of it.
11) Refrigerate several hours, or until thoroughly chilled.

SERVING
12) Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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