Zucchini for Life

Lively Zucchini salad

  • 3 zucchinis or courgettes
  • zest and juice from 1/2 lemon
  • lightly toasted pine nuts
  • 1/2 hot pepper of your choice finely chopped
  • a few cherry tomatoes cut into quarters
  • 100gr good quality feta cheese
  • lots of mint leaves, torn
  • olive oil
  • S&P


Using a peeler, slice the zucchinis lengthwise to get nice long thin stripes, and put in a bowl (not the one you will serve in)- yes, the zucchinis stay raw, trust us, its good. Mix in the lemon zest, part of the pine nuts, chili, tomatoes and part of the mint. Mix in some S&P, olive oil and lemon juice.

Taste. adjust seasoning.

Place the salad in your serving plate and sprinkle the leftover mint, pine nuts and Feta. Serve.


No, this is not a salad to prepare in advance. But most ingredients can be prepared (excluding zucchini and tomatoes) and mixed at the last minute.

CourgetteSalad-3Hella tasty.

Tasty variations: walnuts, dried cranberries, Tulum cheese.


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