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Marinated Zucchini and Mozzarella Salad

No recipe image available.An Italian-style marinated layered salad with slices of mozzarella cheese, zucchini and tomato covered in a fresh basil marinade.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. Combine oil, vinegar, basil, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper, mixing well.
  3. Pour dressing over zucchini mixture. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours.

Makes 6 servings.