Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Total:
35 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds zucchini
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Directions

Wash and dry the zucchini. Cut lengthwise into slices 1/3-inch thick. Place the zucchini slices in a colander, sprinkle with salt and set aside to drain for 2 hours.

In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Place the drained zucchini slices in the pan and cook gently until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side, being careful not to burn the slices. Set aside.

In another saucepan, bring the vinegar and sugar to a boil over high heat. Add a pinch of pepper flakes and a pinch of salt.

Place the zucchini slices flat in a shallow bowl, with the garlic slices, basil and parsley scattered throughout. Pour the vinegar over the zucchini slices and let marinate, covered, for at least 24 hours before serving.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Marinated Raw Shrimp (Shrimp Ceviche)

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Fiori Di Zucchine: Fried Zucchini Flowers

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Super Tuscan Panino with Soppressata and Marinated Artichokes

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Marinated Zucchini and Summer Squash

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Korean-Style Brussels Sprouts with Marinated Skirt Steak

Recipe courtesy of Patrick Decker

Marinated Mushrooms

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Marinated Anchovies

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Marinated Slaw

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Luke Nguyen's France

7:30am | 6:30c

Luke Nguyen's France

8:30am | 7:30c

Luke Nguyen's France

9:30am | 8:30c

Cupcake Wars

10am | 9c

Cupcake Wars

11am | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12pm | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1pm | 12c

Cheap Eats

2pm | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Great Food Truck Rally

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here