Lebanese Zucchini Moutabbal
1- 1/2 kilo of lebanese zucchini pulp
2- 3 cloves of garlic (mashed )
3- 1 lemon ( squeezed )
4- 1/4 cup of olive oil
5- pinch of dried mint
6- pinch of grounded hot pepper ( optional)
7- Salt to taste
1- Wash the zuchini well and cut off the stalks
2- grate the zucchini or hollow out the zucchini and remove the pulp.
3- in a large pot bring ro boil 1 cup of water, then add the pulp.
4- bring it to gentle simmer for 5 minutes until cooked.
5- drain the zucchini pulp very well.
6- in a bowl put the cooked pulp, lemon juice, mashed garlic, salt, hot pepper(if used), and the dried mint
7- pour the moutabal in a plate and garnish it with olive oil and a pinch of dried mint.
8- served cold.