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Shaved Summer Squash Salad with Feta & Mint

This bright salad is a great, no-cook use of summer squash. If you don't have mint, try using basil or cilantro instead. Omit the cheese and it's vegan!

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15m
Cook Time: NA
Servings: 4


1  medium zucchini
2 medium yellow squash
1/4 tsp salt (more as needed)
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp mint, chopped (more for garnish if desired)
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2  tsp lemon zest
2 tsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled


  • Using a vegetable peeler, shave squash into thin strips. Stop once you get to the core (seeds).
  • Place squash in a bowl and toss with salt.
  • Sprinkle garlic additional salt and smash with the side of a knife until it becomes a paste. Combine garlic, mint, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and black pepper in a jar with a lid and shake to combine.
  • Pour dressing over squash, combine, sprinkle with crumbled feta and additional herbs if desired.
Posted in — SaladsSide DishesSummervegetarian Written by — jglass

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