Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Fresh, simple and elegant

This is a summer favorite and a go- to recipe for entertaining. If you tolerate it, it is great to add some fresh goat cheese for some extra creaminess and protein!

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4-6

Ingredients:

  •  4 Zucchini , (mixture of yellow and green)
  •  1-2 fresh red chillies (optional)
  •  1-2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  •  1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  •  ½ teaspoon dijon mustard
  •  a few sprigs of fresh basil and parsley
  •  1 shallot minced
  •  Cherry tomatoes, sliced french radishes and rocket to serve

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, add the shallot and apple cider vinegar. Let this sit for 10-15 minutes to allow the sharpness of the shallot to settle.
  2. Using a speed peeler, peel the zucchini longways into long thin ribbons and add to a bowl.
  3. Into the bowl of shallots and vinegar, stir in the dijon mustard and a pinch of sea salt and pepper to taste
  4. Whisk in extra virgin olive oil (around 1/4 -1/2 cup) mix well
  5. Pour dressing over courgette and let the zucchini rest for 15 minutes to soften
  6. Add the basil leaves, parsley, radishes and tomatoes, toss and serve over rocket.

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