Jean's Zucchini Salad


My sister, Jean, found this recipe years ago. I always love it. Great for potlucks and BBQs. When sweetening, you may want to double or triple to taste.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
5 servings



  • 1 ½ cups thinly sliced zucchini

  • ½ cup thinly sliced celery

  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced

  • ¼ green bell pepper, thinly sliced


  • 6 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste

  • ¼ cup rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon wine vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Mix zucchini, celery, red onion, and bell pepper in a bowl.

  2. Whisk sugar, rice vinegar, water, both amounts of vegetable oil, wine vinegar, basil, salt, and black pepper together in a separate bowl. Drizzle dressing over zucchini mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled, 1 to 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
9g Fat
18g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 130mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 12mg 60%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 156mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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