Marinated zucchini salad

Marinated zucchini salad

Easy spicy marinated zucchini salad with toasted pine nuts and feta cheese is a delicious side dish perfect for summer meals.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword marinated zucchini salad, summer salad, zucchini salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Marinating time: at least 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Calories 163kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 500 g (1lb) zucchini (baby marrow/courgette) thinly sliced
  • 1 cup feta cheese cubed
  • ½ cup pine nuts toasted
  • 1-2 red chillies finely chopped

For the marinade

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1-2 garlic cloves crushed (depending on how strong the cloves are)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Thinly slice zucchini and add to a large bowl.
  • Mix all the marinade ingredients and pour over the zucchini.
  • Allow the zucchini to marinate for at least 30 minutes but up to 24 hours, covered in the fridge.
  • When you're ready to serve, top the zucchini salad with cubed feta, toasted pine nuts and finely chopped chili.


Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 630mg | Potassium: 401mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 28.5mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 0.8mg