Marinated Zucchini and Mozzarella Salad
An Italian-style marinated layered salad with slices of mozzarella cheese, zucchini and tomato covered in a fresh basil marinade.
12 ounces mozzarella cheese, cut into 6 slices
1 large tomato, cut into 6 slices
1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
- Arrange mozzarella cheese slices in a single layer in an 8-inch square dish. Place tomato slices on top of cheese slices; top with zucchini.
- Combine oil, vinegar, basil, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper, mixing well.
- Pour dressing over zucchini mixture. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours.
Makes 6 servings.