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Shaved zucchini salad


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


  • 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


  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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