Zucchini and Tomato Caviar

Total Time
3hrs 40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs 30 mins

A fresh and satisfying appetizer. Also good with crostini. Cook time includes refrigeration time. From Bon Appetit magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  2. Add tomatoes and blanch 20 seconds.
  3. Drain.
  4. Peel, seed and chop tomatoes.
  5. Heat oil in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Add zucchini, bell pepper, onion, parsley, garlic, basil and oregano and sauté 3 minutes.
  7. Stir in tomatoes, Worcestershire and lemon peel.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Refrigerate until well chilled, at least 3 hours and up to 8 hours.
  10. Drain off excess liquid.
  11. Add lemon juice and toss gently.
  12. Transfer to bowl.
  13. Serve with toasted pita bread.
Most Helpful

The entire family loves this appetizer. It has a clean fresh taste and the pitas are aa terrific match. It takes time to omake but is worth every second of the prep. Try it!

cmpouliot_4844643 December 20, 2013