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Zucchini & Cucumber 'Beat the Heat' Carpaccio

June 25, 2011
1 Ratings
  • Serves 4-6
What You'll Need
  • 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
  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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5 Reviews

Cynthia C. May 22, 2021
This is a definite keeper - easy and fast to put together, endless ways to adapt seasonings, looks beautiful on the platter, and delicious.
wssmom June 26, 2011
Very very nice!
Table9 June 26, 2011
Thanks wssmom!
boulangere June 26, 2011
Extremely clever and absolutely beautiful!
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.