Marinated Zucchini and Onion Salad
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- In a colander, toss the zucchini with 1 teaspoon salt. Let sit until softened, about 30 minutes; rinse and pat dry.
- In a medium bowl, toss the zucchini with the onion, oil, vinegar, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Let sit at least 15 minutes and up to 8 hours before serving.
- Per Serving
- Calories 79
- Fat 7g
- Sat Fat 1g
- Cholesterol 0mg
- Sodium 251mg
- Protein 1g
- Carbohydrate 4g
- Sugar 2g
- Fiber 1g
- Iron 0mg
- Calcium 18mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Salting the zucchini first helps to draw out excess moisture, making it tender and pliable. If you don’t have a mandoline to thinly slice the zucchini, use a vegetable peeler to peel it into thin ribbons.