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zucchini with basil yoghurt

Fried Zucchini with Basil Yoghurt

This Fried zucchini with basil yoghurt is a perfect summer treat! As good as it sounds, it tastes just amazing.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2


  • 2 small zucchini
  • 2 tbsp olive oil to fry
  • 1 handful cashews toasted
  • olive oil for topping
  • basil for topping

Basil yoghurt

  • 2 tbsp plain vegan yoghurt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lemon juice
  • tsp salt
  • 1 cup fresh basil


  • Wash and dry your zucchini. Cut each zuchini lenghtwise in 4-5 pieces.
  • Heat up olive oil and add the slices. Fry each side for about 3 minutes until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile add all the sauce ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Add 2 tbsp of the sauce to the sereveing plate. Next add fried zucchini pieces, followed by fresh basil, toasted cashews and olive oil. Enjoy!
Keyword creamy, delicious, easy, fresh, garlic, gluten-free, healthy, recipe, sidedish, vegan, zucchini