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Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint
  • About 2/3 cup croutons
  • About ½ cup toasted almonds
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh mint leaves

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 500°F.
  2. Lay the zucchini on a baking sheet, skin side up, and bake for about 8 minutes, or until the zucchini are golden brown on the flat, fleshy side. Let the zucchini cool slightly and then slice into half moons.
  3. In a bowl, mix the zucchini, mint sprigs, croutons, and almonds. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice, toss, and then season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange on a serving platter and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

© 2008 Rick Tramonto

Recipe By: Kaiser Permanente Thrive