Monday, July 11, 2011

Greek Style Zucchini Salad

This salad is a great way to use some of the zucchini, summer squash, onion, bell pepper, and tomatoes that are in season this time of year. It can be made a head of time for your next picnic or family bbq.

3 Tbs. lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp.)
1/3 cup olive oil

2 medium zucchini, sliced thin  (about 4 cups)
1 medium yellow summer squash, sliced thin  (about 2 cups)
1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
1 bell pepper, sliced into thin strips  (about 1 cup)

2 large tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 green onions, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
1 Tbs. chopped fresh mint
1 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbs. chopped fresh oregano

Whisk together lemon juice, olive oil and garlic in large serving bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Add zucchini, summer squash, bell pepper, and onion. Toss to coat. Cover and marinate overnight, or up to 2 days.

Top with tomato and sprinkle the feta, green onions, mint, oregano and parsley just before serving.

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