Simple Zucchini Salad
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Fresh produce, great cheese, and a stellar vinaigrette make this Simple Zucchini Salad a show-stopper, whether it's for your lunch or an easy side.
Recipe type: Side
Serves: 4 servings
  • 3 medium zucchini
  • ¼ cup frozen corn, defrosted
  • 1 shallot, sliced (red onion is pictured here, which can be substituted)
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • Juice from one lemon
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 ounces goat cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped
  1. Finely shave the zucchini with either a vegetable peeler or on a mandolin.
  2. Combine the zucchini, corn, shallot, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl, taking care not to break the zucchini ribbons. Marinate for 10 minutes.
  3. Place the zucchini in a bowl or plate.
  4. Toast the pine nuts over medium heat in a non-stick pan for five minutes or until the nuts are golden brown.
  5. Top the zucchini with the toasted pine nuts, goat cheese, and dill. Serve immediately.
Recipe by My Modern Cookery at