Marinated Zucchini Salad

I made this zucchini salad last week. I’ve been trying to find more interesting ways to make different salads in an effort to eat more healthy. I didn’t think I would like this salad at first, but boy was I wrong. This salad is so amazing. The spiciness of the radishes and the saltiness of the Parmesan add so much flavor. You won’t believe how easy it is to put together either. It’s the perfect way to use up your last of the season zucchini, and would make a great light dinner or lunch.

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Marinated Zucchini Salad

Ingredients:

4 whole zucchini, sliced very thin
1/2 medium red onion, sliced thin
4 whole radishes, sliced thin
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
3 tablesoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
12 slices shaved Parmesan
2 tablespoons kosher salt

Directions:

Slice zucchini as thinly as possible and add to a strainer or colander. Add 2 tablespoons kosher salt and toss to coat. Place another bowl on top of zucchini.

Let zucchini marinate in salt for 15 - 30 minutes. Every 5 minutes, press bowl down on colander to press out water from zucchini. After zucchini is done, rinse off salt very well under running water.

In a separate bowl, add red onion, radishes, fresh basil, fresh parsley, lemon juice and olive oil.

Add rinsed zucchini to bowl with other vegetables. Toss well and garnish with shaved Parmesan.

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5 Responses to “Marinated Zucchini Salad”

  1. 1
    Blog is the New Black — September 15, 2011 @ 8:35 am

    Looks amazing and refreshing!

  2. 2
    Jaime {sophistimom} — September 15, 2011 @ 11:33 am

    Looks delicious, Angie. Love the new logo.

  3. 3
    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — September 15, 2011 @ 5:18 pm

    Hey Angie,

    LOVE the new look! …and your salad is gorgeous. :)

  4. 4
    Georgia Pellegrini — September 15, 2011 @ 6:09 pm

    This recipe is so up my alley. I’ve been really into creative zucchini and there’s lots of it right now!

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    Jen at The Three Little Piglets — September 17, 2011 @ 2:09 pm

    I agree with Sommer – love the new look! I’m digging the salad too – so light and simple.

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