Zucchini Carpaccio

by Erica Dinho on July 1, 2010

Zuchinni Carpaccio

Simple, healthy and bursting with flavor, this zucchini carpaccio is welcome at my table any day and will surely be making many reappearances on our menu.

Think about it as a side dish or appetizer for your next summer party. Something new to bring to the table to surprise your guests. I hope you all enjoy this dish as much as we did! It is light and absolutely fantastic!

Buen provecho!

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Ingredients

  • 2 zucchinis
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumble
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Using a mandolin or a very sharp knife, slice zucchini into very thin rounds.
  2. Overlap zucchini disks in 1 layer on a plate and season with salt and pepper.
  3. 3 Drizzle the olive oil and lemon juice over the zucchini. Add the mint and feta cheese.  Garnish with mint leaves and serve immediately.
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{ 18 comments… read them below or add one }

1 anncoo July 1, 2010 at 10:11 AM

Love this! Easy and refreshing.

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2 Renee July 1, 2010 at 11:22 AM

IS THE ZUCCHINI RAW?

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3 Erica July 1, 2010 at 11:44 AM

Renee- Yes and it is delicious.

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4 sanyukta gour July 1, 2010 at 12:28 PM

ahhhhhhhh…refreshing platter..can finish it right away

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5 nora@ffr July 1, 2010 at 12:34 PM

yumm!! soo freshhh and healthy.. m soo in loveee :) perfect easy side dish ever!! ehehe
erica missed you.. was kinda bizi be4.. but will visit ye here after.. hope ye enjoying summer!!
cheers and have a lovely weekend!!

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6 Carla July 1, 2010 at 12:37 PM

I saw this on Tyler Florence’s show and never got around to trying it. I sure will now since I just bought zucchini at my farmers market.
Thanks.

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7 Baking is my Zen July 1, 2010 at 12:59 PM

Love the simplicity!

Carmen

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8 Faith July 1, 2010 at 1:41 PM

What a fresh, delicious dish! I love the mint and feta, I bet they add so much flavor!

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9 Rachana July 1, 2010 at 3:53 PM

I love this Carpaccio! So simple and flavourful!

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10 Simply Life July 1, 2010 at 5:31 PM

oh my, I love how fresh this is!

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11 Belinda @zomppa July 1, 2010 at 5:42 PM

Great, fresh zucchini! Perfect for the season!

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12 sophia July 1, 2010 at 8:10 PM

I’m usually not a fan of raw zucchini…but that carpaccio really looks and sounds fabulous!

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13 Erica July 1, 2010 at 9:27 PM

Sophia- I wasn’t a big raw zucchini fan either, but I loved this dish!

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14 Jeannie July 2, 2010 at 2:12 AM

I have not tried eating raw zucchini but this looks good and so simple to prepare… will try it when I get some from the market..thanks for sharing:D

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15 norma July 2, 2010 at 9:47 AM

Hey this is a great starter fir a hot summer meal.

I take this opportunity to wish you and yours a Happy and Safe 4 de Julio,

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16 grace July 2, 2010 at 5:20 PM

this is a really great idea! it delivers in appearance and in flavor as well, no doubt. :)

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17 Oysterculture July 3, 2010 at 9:25 AM

I”ve had something similar and it was so refreshing and tasty, perfect for this time of year.

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18 Erica July 6, 2010 at 7:08 PM

Thank you all!

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