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Shaved Summer Squash Salad

Ingredients for

Shaved Summer Squash Salad

  • 3–4 summer squash (Gold Bar, Romanesco zucchini, or black beauty)
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons basil leaves, chiffonade
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • Shaved Parmesan (optional)


Instructions for

Shaved Summer Squash Salad

Using a mandoline or sharp knife, shave the squash, creating long ribbons. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, lemon juice and zest, honey, olive oil, and salt.

Arrange ribbons on a plate, standing up on skin sides. Sprinkle basil chiffonade and dressing over the squash. Finish with fresh cracked black pepper and fresh shaved Parmesan if desired.

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Can you make this recipe vegan?

Absolutely! Try your preferred substitute for honey, like maple syrup, and a vegan cheese or slivered almonds, walnuts, or nutritional yeast in place of the shaved Parmesan.


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