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Sweet-Sour Zucchini Salad Recipe

Sweet-Sour Zucchini Salad Recipe

"This make-ahead mixture can be served as a condiment or a salad," shares Jan Koppri, Mancos, Colorado. The flavorful marinade is also nice with cucumbers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 7 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • DRESSING:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine vinegar and onion. Add the zucchini, celery and peppers.
  • 2. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine dressing ingredients; shake well. Pour over vegetables and stir gently. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 3/4-cup serving (prepared with artificial sweetener equivalent to 3/4 cup sugar and without salt) equals 113 calories, 7 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.