Homemade zucchini caviar: the best recipe for a delicious appetizer

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
The most delicious zucchini caviar. Source:

Zucchini caviar is one of the most delicious and budget-friendly appetizers that can be prepared with carrots, peppers, onions, and even mayonnaise. It is worth noting that it can be cooked both in a frying pan and in the oven.

Homemade zucchini caviar

A cook shared a recipe for delicious and safe zucchini caviar made with tomato paste on Instagram.



  • 3 kg of young zucchini
  • 1 kg of onions
  • 1 kg of carrots
  • 1.5-2 tbsp of salt
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp of tomato paste
  • oil for frying
  • 6-7 cloves of garlic
  • a bunch of dill
  • ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp of vinegar (if pickling)

Method of preparation:

1. Peel the onions, carrots and zucchini and chop them randomly. Grate the carrots. Fry the onion in vegetable oil until soft, add the carrots and fry a little more.

Fresh zucchini

2. Add the zucchini, fry lightly, and season with salt.

Base for the dish

3. The zucchini will start to release moisture and simmer in their own juices. Cover and cook over low heat for 40-60 minutes.


4. Then blend, add the tomato paste, chopped dill, mix and serve.

Ready-made dish

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