Spaghetti Summer Zucchini Salad Recipe

Here is a summer salad that will serve as a main course. It is refreshing, tasty and has some substance from the pasta.


Serves 3-4

1 lb. spaghetti noodles, broken into 3-inches pieces
1 small zucchini,cut into small chunks
2 tomatoes, chopped
2-3 green onions, chopped
2-3 leaves romaine lettuce torn
1/2 cup black olives
2 cloves garlic,minced
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti pieces, el dente. (About 15 minutes boiling time. Drain and set aside to let cool to room temperature.)

In a large salad bowl toss together the zucchini, tomatoes, green onions, olives and lettuce.

Toss in the cooked spaghetti.

In a small bowl stir together the minced garlic, olive oil,red wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Drizzle over the salad and gently stir in to combine. Serve.