Zucchine e Tartufo
Courgettes with Truffle and Mint Dressing

About This Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious vegetables recipe with a difference? If you are, you’ve found it! Here’s my courgettes with truffle and mint dressing for you to enjoy.

This recipe sums up what this book is all about – minimum effort, maximum satisfaction! If you cannot find fresh truffles you can always use truffles preserved in jars or even truffle-flavoured olive oil.

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Serves

7

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Vegetables

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Side Dishes, Meat-Free Recipes, Quick Dishes

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Ingredients

  • 4 medium courgettes
  • 16 thin slices white or black truffle

For the Dressing

  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons good-quality balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, finely sliced
  • 3 tablespoons finely sliced fresh mint leaves
  • salt and pepper

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Feast your eyes on the finest courgettes with truffle and mint dressing! It’s straightforward and fun to make this great dish. Simply follow the instructions below and get the perfect result.

Step By Step

To make the dressing, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic and mint in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.

Thinly slice the courgettes lengthways using a swivel-blade potato peeler. Place the slices in the bowl with the dressing, season with more salt and pepper, mix well and leave to marinate for about 10 minutes.

To serve, pile the courgettes in the centre of four plates and top each serving with four slices of truffle. Serve with some warm crusty bread to mop up the dressing.

Once you’re done, simply sit back and enjoy your courgettes with truffle and mint dressing and don’t forget to check out other great authentic Italian recipes including great antipasti recipes, Italian pasta recipes, Italian soup recipes, Italian beef dishes and authentic pizza recipes.

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