Ajlouk Qura'a (Mashed-Zucchini Salad)

In this Tunisian salad (pronounced aj-LUKE coo-rah-AH), served as an appetizer with bread, the rich flavoring lifts the blandness of zucchini.

Ajlouk Qura'a (Mashed-Zucchini Salad)


Quantity Ingredients
1 1 /4 lb zucchini, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp caraway seeds
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground chile pepper
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


Place zucchini in a large saucepan; cover with water to 1 inch above zucchini. Bring to a boil, and cook 20 minutes or until zucchini is very tender. Drain. While zucchini is still in colander, coarsely mash zucchini with a fork; drain.

Combine juice and next 6 ingredients (juice through garlic) in a bowl; stir with a whisk. Add zucchini; toss well. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with whole wheat pita bread.

Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup and 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese).

Nutrition information per serving: CALORIES 39(65% from fat); FAT 2.8g (sat 1g,mono 1.5g,poly 0.2g); IRON 0.4mg; CHOLESTEROL 4mg; CALCIUM 37mg; CARBOHYDRATE 2.7g; SODIUM 201mg; PROTEIN 1.6g; FIBER 1g

Source: find.myrecipes.com