Summer Salads 101

Have you been by our Prepared Foods counter lately? Our chef has created summer salads that are light and flavorful, and show us how even the most simple of ingredients can create the most stunning dish. Try out this recipe for our raw zucchini salad and be amazed at the flavors you bring to life!

1 clove fresh garlic
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
Large pinch of chili flakes
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 medium sized zucchini
4 fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Prep Dressing:

Crush garlic, add lemon juice, lemon zest and chili flakes
Whisk in 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil (such as Biolea or Merula)
Let sit and begin slicing zucchini

Prep Zucchini:
Using a mandoline or sharp peeler, thinly slice the zucchini lengthwise
Chop fresh basil into long strips
Toss zucchini, basil and dressing in a bowl
Top with freshly grated cheese, and salt and pepper to taste

Meg ChristmanSummer Salads 101