Cool Zucchini Slaw

Easy

Serves

Serves: 

6

Prep Time

Prep Time: 

8

Cook Time

Cook Time: 

30 minutes

Summary

Summary: 

If you planted a summer garden this year and decided to include a few zucchini plants, you might be faced with a particular problem right about now. Too many zucchinis!

It is a good problem to have, but if you can't bear the idea of making another batch of zucchini bread, we have a great solution for you. Try our cool zucchini slaw.

This crunchy dish is great as a side or throw it on your BBQ sandwich for a perfect summer dinner. It is easy to make and only take 30 minutes to prepare.

Ingredients

Ingredients: 

1 1/2 pounds zucchini, (3 medium), grated
1 medium sweet onion, such as Vidalia or Walla Walla, very thinly sliced
1 1/2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt
1 small red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup cider vinegar
3 tablespoons frozen apple juice concentrate (check for gluten)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

Preparation: 

Place zucchini and onion in a colander set over a bowl.
Add salt and toss to coat.
Let drain at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Rinse vegetables and squeeze to remove as much moisture as possible.
Transfer vegetables to a medium bowl.
Add bell pepper, vinegar, apple juice concentrate and basil; toss well.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serve immediately.