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Shaved Zucchini Salad with Parmesan and Pine Nuts

Shaved Zucchini Salad with Parmesan and Pine Nuts


  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 2 pounds medium zucchini, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • Small wedge of Parmesan cheese

Recipe Preparation

  • Whisk oil, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon coarse salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, and crushed red pepper in small bowl to blend. Set dressing aside.

  • Using vegetable peeler or V-slicer and working from top to bottom of each zucchini, slice zucchini into ribbons (about 1/16 inch thick). Place ribbons in large bowl. Add basil and nuts, then dressing; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Using vegetable peeler, shave strips from Parmesan wedge over salad.

Nutritional Content

One serving contains (Analysis includes small wedge of Parmesan cheese.): Calories (kcal) 187.2 %Calories from Fat 83.9 Fat (g) 17.5 Saturated Fat (g) 2.5 Cholesterol (mg) 1.7 Carbohydrates (g) 5.9 Dietary Fiber (g) 1.6 Total Sugars (g) 3.5 Net Carbs (g) 4.3 Protein (g) 3.7 Sodium (mg) 247.3Reviews Section

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