SALAD OF GRILLED SUMMER AND ZUCCHINI SQUASH WITH WARM OLIVE AND TOMATO VINAIGRETTE

4 medium summer squashes-cut into 1/4 inch lengthwise slices
4 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch lengthwise slices
1/2 pound of baby greens
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 cloves garlic, very thinly sliced
1/4 cup olive oil
2-3 anchovies, rinsed, dried and roughly chopped
3 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped
1/4 cup Moroccan dry cured olives, pitted and roughly chopped
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
6 ounces feta cheese

Prepare grill for medium high heat. In a large bowl toss to combine: squashes, olive oil, garlic, basil, parsley, salt and pepper. Place on grill 2-3 minutes each side, or until grill marked. Turn and cook other side. Remove and set aside. In a sauté pan over medium heat, add shaved garlic and anchovies. Cook just until the garlic starts to turn golden brown. This will happen quickly, be sure to watch carefully. Add tomatoes and olives and cook 2-3 minutes. Stir in balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. To plate, combine zucchini with greens and place small mound in the center of plate. Spoon tomatoes and olives over zucchini. Roughly grate feta over top. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

(From Chef Todd English)

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