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Shaved Zucchini Salad December 21, 2012

Filed under: Sides,Soups and Salads — alittlemoreofeach @ 1:21 pm
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  • 2 pounds medium zucchini, about 4
  • 1/2 Cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 Cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/3 Cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Parmesan cheese


For the Dressing

Mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

For the Salad

Toast the pine nuts in a hot, dry skillet. Watch carefully. Set aside. Shave the zucchini into long, wide ribbons. Chop the basil. Toss all ingredients, except the parmesan, together. Serve garnished with parmesan.

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