Shaved Zucchini Salad with Lemon-Chive Dressing - spring greens, soft goat cheese, toasted ramen croutons, marinated zucchini, squash and carrots with a yogurt-based lemon chive dressing. www.savoryexperiments.com

Shaved Zucchini Salad with Lemon-Chive Dressing

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade salad dressing, zucchini salad
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 29 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Shaved Zucchini Salad is a visually and textually appealing salad using different shapes and flavors to make an easy salad recipe. Lemon Chive Dressing is fresh and zesty, the perfect homemade salad dressing accompaniment. 
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Ingredients

Salad:

  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 6 cups spring mix lettuce or greens of choice
  • 4 ounces soft goat cheese
  • 1 package ramen noodles*

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup plain Stonyfield Yogurt
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chives minced
  • Dash of sea salt

Instructions

  • Using a vegetable peeler, shave zucchini and squash until you hit the seedy center, then discard. Shave carrot as well. Add cider vinegar and allow to marinate for 5 minutes while you prepare the salad.
  • In a small skillet, dry (no oil), crumble plain ramen noodles, tossing to brown lightly. When browned, remove to cool.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients, set aside.
  • Add spring mix lettuce to a large, colorful serving bowl. Drain zucchini, squash and carrot mixture, pile in the center. Around the outsides, dot with goat cheese and ramen croutons.
  • Serve with Lemon-Chive Dressing on the the side.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Notes

*save the seasoning packet and add to rice or another pasta dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 643mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3770IU | Vitamin C: 30.7mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 1.6mg