Zucchine alla Poverella

Zucchini of the Poor Lady... inexpensive and simple to make.

Zucchine alla Poverella


For 6 Person(s)

For the Zucchini:

  • 2 pounds zucchini
  • 7 ounces extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 ounces wine vinegar
  • 3 ounces water
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 ounces fresh mint


  1. Wash the zucchini and cut them in round slices  1/4 inch thick.
  2.  Boil the zucchini slices in water and salt. 
  3. Remove the zucchini from the water once they have boiled for 2 minutes.
  4. In the same water add the vinegar and the oil. Chop the garlic and mint and add to the water as well.
  5. Bring the entire content to a boil, pour over the zucchini and serve.
  6. These zucchini can be served hot or cold. 

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