Tastier than cucumbers: how to cook lightly salted zucchini in 15 minutes

Tetiana KoziukFood
Salted zucchini. Source: Screenshot from Alina Foody's YouTube video

Zucchini can be pickled for the winter or made into a quick snack and served immediately. In this case, it should be flavoured with savoury spices, garlic and herbs. Zucchini is very crispy and even tastes better than cucumbers.

Food blogger Nataliia Zhuk (nataliia_zhuk_cooking) shared a recipe for lightly salted marinated zucchini with garlic in 15 minutes on her Instagram page.

Recipe for lightly salted zucchini with garlic


  • zucchini - 600 g
  • salt - 0.5 tsp. salt
  • pepper
  • Provencal herbs - 1 tsp.
  • sugar - 1 tsp.
  • lemon juice - 2 tbsp.
  • garlic - 2-3 cloves
  • vegetable oil - 2 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

1. First, wash and cut the zucchini into cubes.

How to pickle zucchini

2. Put the chopped zucchini in a bag, add salt, pepper, Provence herbs, sugar, lemon juice or apple cider vinegar.

3. Squeeze the garlic through a press and add the oil. Mix everything thoroughly.

Quick-cooking salted zucchini

4. Close the bag tightly and leave it in the fridge for 15 minutes. Then put it on a plate and serve. Enjoy your meal!

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