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Shaved zucchini salad

Shaved zucchini salad

S. Wongkaew

Make the most of summer squash with this no-cook, refreshing shaved zucchini salad tossed in a tangy lemon juice dressing and topped freshly shaved Parmesan.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp dried chili flakes
  • 4 green zucchini
  • 5 yellow button squash
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup of mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup freshly shaved Parmesan cheese

Preparation:

  1. Whisk together oil, lemon juice, salt and crushed red pepper in small bowl to blend. Set dressing aside.
  2. Trim ends of zucchini and squash. Use a vegetable peeler or v-slicer (mandoline) to vegetables into wafer thin slices. Place in a glass mixing bowl with basil and mint leaves.
  3. Add dressing and toss to coat. Next add Parmesan cheese and toss again.
  4. Serve immediately.
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