Mfarakit Kusa (Zucchini Dip)

Mfarakit Kusa (Zucchini Dip)

Zucchini is cooked and mashed with a blend of spices, specifically mint. An easy dip or side dish that can be eaten in any season. Warm your flat bread then dip your way through!

Zucchini is cooked and mashed with a blend of spices, specifically mint. An easy dip or side dish that can be eaten in any season. Warm your flat bread then dip your way through!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound zucchini squash
  • 4 gloves garlic
  • 1 chopped small onion
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 + 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Zucchini dip

Directions

  1. Wash and cut zucchini. Sprinkle with some salt and set aside for half an hour to welt. Then, squeeze within a kitchen towel to drain excess water. It should be moist but not dripping.
  2. Cook finely chopped onion in 3 tablespoons olive oil, then add garlic and cook for additional 1 minute.
  3. Add zucchini and the rest of ingredients.
  4. Stir and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  5. You can mash the zucchini with a hand masher or leave it as is for a chunkier dip.
  6. When mixture reaches the consistency of a dip, turn the heat off. 
  7. Serve warm or at room temperature with some olive oil on top. Flat bread pieces are ear-shaped to dip into zucchini.