*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Zucchini Fiesta Salad
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   Lb           Small zucchini*
      1/2   Lb           Small crookneck squash*
    2       T            Lemon juice
      1/4   C            Salad oil
      1/2   T            Salt
                         Dash of pepper, ground cumin
    1       Ea           Green onion, thinly sliced
      1/3   C            Diced green chilies
      1/3   C            Pimento-stuffed olives**
    1       Pk           (3 oz.) cream cheese***
    1       Ea           Small avocado
                         Lettuce leaves
                         Fresh coriander (cilantro)
 
   *   Cut crosswise in 1/4 inch-thick slices.
   **  Cut in half crosswise.
   *** Cut in 3/4-inch cubes.
       Steam zucchini and crookneck squash over boiling water until
   crisp-tender (about 3 minutes).  Plunge into ice water to cool; drain well.
       In a large bowl, combine lemon juice, oil, salt pepper, and cumin.
   Add drained squash and stir lightly; chill for 30 minutes.  Add onion,
   chilies, olives, and cheese.  Peel and pit avocado; cut into small cubes.
   Add to salad and mix lightly.
       To serve, arrange lettuce leaves on 4 salad plates.  Mound equal
   portions of salad on each plate.  Garnish each salad with a sprig of
   coriander.
   Per Serving:  5 grams protein, 10 grams carbohydrate, 24 milligrams
   cholesterol, 335 calories.
  
 
 
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