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Zucchini Salad

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A quick and easy steak dinner and Zucchini Salad

The zucchini, courgette, or baby marrow is a summer squash, a vining herbaceous plant whose fruit is harvested when its immature seeds and epicarp are still soft and edible. It is closely related, but not identical, to the marrow; its fruit may be called marrow when mature.

Can I eat raw zucchini?

Overall, nutrients found in zucchini promote bone health, heart health, and healthy weight and aid in cancer prevention. The best way to eat zucchini is to consume it raw. However, salads and raw dishes are not the only way to enjoy this healthy summer squash.

Zucchini Salad
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Zucchini Salad

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  • Category: Fruits, Vegetables, and Other Produce
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A quick and easy steak dinner and Zucchini Salad.


Units Scale
  • 23 Zucchinis
  • 1/3 cup Slivered Almonds
  • 2 Tbsp. Grated Pecorino Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. Sesame Seeds



  1. Place the lemon juice, salt & pepper in a bowl.
  2. Drizzle the olive oil in and whisk.
  3. Slice the zucchini into rounds.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan and cook the zucchini for a few minutes on either
    side (until the moisture dries up).
  5. Do this in batches and set them aside.
  6. In the same pan, toast the sesame seeds and then the almonds.
  7. Place the zucchini in a salad bowl and pour the dressing over it.
  8. Toss thoroughly.
  9. Sprinkle the almonds, sesame seeds, and grated pecorino over the top.
  10. Serve warm or cold and enjoy!!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 285
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 209
  • Fat: 26
  • Saturated Fat: 5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 20
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 7
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 8
  • Cholesterol: 15
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4 thoughts on “Zucchini Salad”

    • Hi Catherine. So good to hear that you love zucchini and will try this out. Please will you be so kind as to come back here and let us know via comment and review what you think? THanks in advance.

    • Sorry to hear about being allergic to Zucchini. I must admit it’s the first time that I hear about this type of allergy. I am curious, what is in it that caused the allergy?


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