Grilled Squash Ribbons and Prosciutto with Mint Dressing

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Grilled Squash Ribbons and Prosciutto with Mint DressingRecipe
Photo: Con Poulos
Grilling zucchini and summer squash ribbons on skewers is terrific because the edges become wonderfully charred and crisp, while the insides stay tender and juicy.
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Ingredients

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1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup chopped mint
2 garlic cloves, very finely chopped
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 medium zucchini, very thinly sliced thengthwise on a mandoline
2 medium yellow squash, very thinly sliced thengthwise on a mandoline
6 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto

Preparation

Total: 30 Minutes

Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. In a small bowl, combine the lime zest and juice with the mint, garlic and the 1/4 cup of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Alternately thread the zucchini, yellow squash and prosciutto onto 4 pairs of 12-inch bamboo skewers. Lightly brush the vegetables and prosciutto with olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper.

Grill the skewers over high heat until the zucchini and yellow squash are lightly charred, about 1 1/2 minutes per side. Serve with the mint dressing on the side.

Created date

September 2013