Summer salad, Zucchini, Zoodle, Salad

Refreshing Zucchini Zoodles Honey Lemon Salad

This refreshing zucchini zoodles salad should be called summer in a bowl, I absolutely love it! I came up with the salad just playing with my spiralizer. The fresh lemon and honey combine with the veggies for almost a slight apple type sweetness and I regularly get requests for it. If you don’t have a spiralizer I’ve also made it with a food processor that just thinly sliced the fresh zucchini from my Grandpa’s garden. A mandolin type slicer with the finest setting would work okay as well. I recommend one small zucchini per person because this salad looks like it’s going to go farther than it does.  Mix it up and put in your favorite sliced vegetables like bell peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes. This salad or side dish is a nice change from your typical leaf salad and a great way to get in your colorful veggies. Looking for a warm zoodle dish, click here.

Summer Dinner zoodle salad

Summer Dinner zoodle salad

Zoodles Salad Recipe:

1- small zucchini per person
1/2- large cucumber
2+ carrots
1/2 fresh lemon
1 tbsp of honey

Slice zucchini (and any juicy veggies like cucumber) julienne style using a spiralizer or vegetable dicer and let drain on paper towels to get rid of excess water or it will be too juicy and water down the flavor of the lemon and honey. Slice remaining vegetables. Mix all veggies together in a bowl with lemon and honey (adjust taste to preference). If you are making this for 4+ people use a whole lemon and double the honey.

Want a warm zoodle side dish for those cooler days that will satisfy your pasta craving? Check out this recipe.

 

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