This is a great way to use up veggies that are not quite fresh enough for a salad but nevertheless too good to waste.

Marinated veggies make a good side dish for zucchini noodles with marinara or pesto sauce.  They also work well as a topping for a green salad.

The veggies listed are just a suggestion. Feel free to use your favorite vegetables or whatever you have on hand.

Marinated Vegetables
Serves: 4 side dish portions
  • Veggies:
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 zucchini, sliced
  • 1⁄2 yellow pepper, julienned
  • 1⁄2 cup asparagus, sliced on the diagonal 1⁄4 cup red cabbage, sliced
  • 1⁄4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Marinade:
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon shallots, chopped finely
  • 2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, chopped finely 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary or thyme, chopped finely
  • Himalayan salt to taste
  1. Combine marinade ingredients in bowl.
  2. Add prepared veggies and marinade for at least several hours or overnight.

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