The tomatoes in this Italian Tomato-Zucchini slaw are roasted to bring the flavor forward. Served with spiralized zucchini (zoodles), this recipe is light and tasty.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 225 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Arrange tomatoes in a single layer on prepared baking sheets. Bake 1 hour. Transfer one-fourth of the tomatoes to a blender; set aside. Turn the remaining tomatoes over; bake 75 minutes more or until dried but still slightly soft. Cool on baking sheets on wire racks.

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  • To prepare the dressing: Add vinegar, mayonnaise, garlic, salt, and pepper to tomatoes in blender. Cover and blend until smooth.

  • In a large bowl, combine zucchini, beans, onions, basil, and oregano.

  • Chop the remaining tomatoes and add to zucchini mixture. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle servings with nuts. Serve immediately.

Tips

Tip: To make long thin shreds, trim off ends of zucchini. Run a julienne peeler along the full length of the zucchini. Or use a vegetable spiral slicer to make zucchini "noodles." You can also cut the zucchini into long thin strips by hand, or use a vegetable peeler to make long, thin zucchini ribbons.

Nutrition Facts

116.1 calories; protein 4.5g 9% DV; carbohydrates 13.3g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 3.8g 15% DV; sugars 5.6g; fat 5.8g 9% DV; saturated fat 0.6g 3% DV; cholesterol 0.8mg; vitamin a iu 1275.9IU 26% DV; vitamin c 31.4mg 52% DV; folate 43.3mcg 11% DV; calcium 47.5mg 5% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 43.8mg 16% DV; potassium 601.9mg 17% DV; sodium 162mg 7% DV.