Zucchini fiesta salad
Zucchini Salad Vegetarian Vegetables
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:57:40 AM. Recipe ID 20282. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Zucchini fiesta salad
Categories: Vegetarian, Salads, Vegetables
Yield: 4 servings
1/2 lb Small zucchini*
1/2 lb Small crookneck squash*
2 T Lemon juice
1/4 c Salad oil
1/2 t Salt
1 x Dash of pepper, ground cumin
1 ea Green onion, thinly sliced
1/3 c Diced green chilies
1/3 c Pimento-stuffed olives**
1 pk (3 oz.) cream cheese***
1 ea Small avocado
1 x Lettuce leaves
1 x Fresh coriander (cilantro)
* Cut crosswise in 1/4 inch-thick slices. ** Cut in half crosswise.
*** Cut in 3/4-inch cubes.
Steam zucchini and crookneck squash over boiling water until
crisp-tender (about 3 minutes). Plunge into ice water to cool; drain
well. In a large bowl, combine lemon juice, oil, salt pepper, and
cumin. Add drained squash and stir lightly; chill for 30 minutes. Add
onion, chilies, olives, and cheese.
Peel and pit avocado; cut into small cubes. Add to salad and mix
lightly. To serve, arrange lettuce leaves on 4 salad plates. Mound
equal portions of salad on each plate. Garnish each salad with a
sprig of coriander. Per Serving: 5 grams protein, 10 grams
carbohydrate, 24 milligrams cholesterol, 335 calories.
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