- 1½ pounds fresh, small, young zucchini, soaked in cold water for 20 minutes
- 1 pound fresh, ripe tomatoes
- Drop the tomatoes in a pot of boiling water. Drain after 1 to 2 minutes and, when cool enough to handle, peel and cut up coarse.
- When the zucchini have finished soaking, drain and rub their skin with your hands or a rough cloth to dislodge all embedded grit. Cut off both ends from each zucchini and dice the zucchini into ½