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Carpaccio di Zucchini

Carpaccio di Zucchini

Carpaccio di Zucchini

Prep and Cook Time 28 minutes


Makes 4 servings


12 ounces zucchini, shredded
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon Italian dressing
4 French bread baguettes, cut in half lengthwise
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon soft-spread margarine
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Pear tomatoes, halved (optional)


  1. Preheat broiler. Place zucchini in medium bowl. Add almonds and dressing; mix well. Set aside.
  2. Place baguette halves on large baking sheet; spread evenly with margarine. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil 3 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes or until edges and cheese are browned.
  3. Spread zucchini mixture evenly onto each baguette half. Garnish with tomaotes. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with spaghetti and tomato sauce.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 263 mg
Protein 7 g
Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 15 g
Calories from Fat 61 %
Calories 207

Dietary Exchange

Fat 3
Starch 1

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