Thursday, June 17, 2010

Cold Zucchini & Tomato Salad

I have never tried salads with zucchini, the low caloric veggie which is quite versatile and u can make any sort of dishes with this green veggie, i wanted to make out some salads with zucchini and finally prepared quite an easy salad which we loved having coz this salad goes for simple veggies and it tastes fabulous when served chilled...This time i picked pale green zucchinis which are very much crunchy and dont have that much bitterness presents naturally when compared with dark green zucchinis..Simple, refreshing and a prefect summer salad to enjoy without any guilt and tastes delicious when served along with some grilled meats or seafoods also this salad goes perfectly awesome even if u carry them for picnic...

Zucchini Salad

1cup Zucchini (peeled & grated)
3nos Tomatoes (cut as circles)
4nos Shallots or 1/4cup red onions (chopped)
10nos Mint leaves (finely chopped)
Salt
Pepper powder
Olive oil

Add few pinches of salt to the grated zucchini and let them sit for few minutes in a bowl, drain the excess of water, squeeze out gently the zucchini and take them in a bowl along with tomato pieces, chopped onions, chopped mint leaves, give a stir and arrange in fridge atleast for an hour...meanwhile mix the pepper powder, salt and olive oil together..Add this simple dressing to the salad just before serving and enjoy the salad..Take care not to add the dressing earlier else the salad will turn watery coz of the zucchini..

41 comments:

  1. Ilove zucchin but nver thought of making a salde, looks delish.

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  2. So beautiful color and combination Priya.

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  3. i have never added zuchinni in my cooking so far, but will try soon.love this salad.nice colur

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  4. very nice colour combination.. looks great

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  5. The salad looks very tempting. I have never used uncooked Zucchini but will now give it a try. Lovely idea for the summer. Love your idea of the olive oil dressing too.

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  6. Wow! nice simple recipe with zucchini, looks awesome.

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  7. looks colurful and nice priya...salads are so filling and good for health ...just love having them any time...

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  8. I love salads, But somehow hate to have zucchini raw :( After wat I read from here, I somehow, feel like trying it once :) Nice clicks, beautiful presentation!

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  9. Simple, quick , healthy and delicious Salad! What more can one ask? :-)

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  10. c'est simple, délicieux, et très frais
    j'adore
    bonne journée

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  11. Beautiful contrast and so refreshing. Good one.
    Have a wonderful Summer, see you in July! )

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  12. Refreshing and delicious salad...

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  13. Salad's replenishing! It's really nutritious!

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  14. salad looks so delicious and healthy :)

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  15. healthy and colorful salad...

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  16. the zuchini and tomato salad very healthy one priya.. i like the zuchini ..nowadays trying different dishes..its a nice tasty veggie na..

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  17. Delicious and refreshing!!

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  18. Zucchini is one among our fav veggies..Salad looks refreshing Priya, nice color combo..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  19. looks perfect.. never tried any recipes with zucchini though..

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  20. Hi Priya,
    salad looks so inviting and healthy!!Thanks for sharing!!

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  21. Awesome salad. I am also trying plenty of salads these days to combat the heat.

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  22. Delicious and refreshing salad..Looks great !!!

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  23. Lovely salad, perfect for the hot summery days we are having now !

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  24. This salad looks simple and refreshing Priya!

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  25. Love the salad..quick and healthy

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  26. perfect salad for summer..looks colorful n delicious..yummie!

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  27. Zucchini and tomato salad looks delicious.Nice combination.

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  28. Priya,

    Zucchini and tomato salad looks really nice i love the combination

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  29. such a healthy combo..love the presentation..

    www.foodlyrics.com

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  30. would love to send that to your event priya:}...will send it tommorrow along with my other entries...

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  31. lovely colour Priya...so beautiful

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  32. Hey great idea and lovely looking, nutritious salad :)

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  33. Zucchini & tomato salad looks cool,...and it is very healthy.

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