Tomato & Zucchini Salad with Spicy Garlic Vinaigrette

A bowl of crisp, fresh salad
Prep Time: 
25 minutes
Number of Servings: 


Spicy Garlic Vinaigrette

  • 2 Tbsp white-wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground chili powder
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  • 4 medium zucchini, trimmed and quartered lengthwise
  • 6 large tomatoes, quartered


  1. Preheat oven to 375º.
  2. To make vinaigrette, combine vinegar, garlic, chili powder, honey, and salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in oil until blended.
  3. Place zucchini on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Bake until zucchini are tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. Divide zucchini and tomatoes among 6 salad plates. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Info: 
111 Calories, 3 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 10 g Carbohydrates, 8 g Total sugars (1 g Added sugars), 3 g Fiber, 7 g Total fat (1 g sat), 224 mg Sodium, ★★★★ Vitamin A, Vitamin C, ★★ Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Folate, Phosphorus, Potassium


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