Zucchini & Cucumber 'Beat the Heat' Carpaccio

June 25, 2011

Serves: 4-6


  • 2 Medium Zucchini, Sliced Paper Thin
  • 2 Cucumbers,Sliced Paper Thin
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Goat Cheese, Crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Dill, Finely Chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Basil, Finely Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Italian Parsley, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Kosher Salt
  • Fresh Cracked Black Pepper to Taste
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
In This Recipe


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil and vinegar.
  2. On a large platter, arrange zucchini and cucumber au gratin style, overlapping the zucchini and cucumber.
  3. When ready to serve, drizzle with 3 tablespoons of the dressing. Top with goat cheese, basil, dill, parsley salt, cracked pepper and red pepper flakes. Serve immediately.

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4 Reviews

wssmom June 26, 2011
Very very nice!
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Table9 June 26, 2011
Thanks wssmom!
boulangere June 26, 2011
Extremely clever and absolutely beautiful!
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Table9 June 26, 2011
Thanks so much boulangree! It is so simple to make and an easy summer side. Hope you get a chance to try it.