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summer squash slaw lemon

summer squash slaw with lemon vinaigrette

This light and healthy dish is full of summer flavor with a bright citrus vinaigrette.
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Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon, salads, side dish, vinaigrette, yellow squash, zucchini
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 99kcal
Cost: $7


  • Box Grater or Food Processor with Grater Attachment
  • small mixing bowl
  • Wooden Spoon


  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 2 medium carrots peeled
  • 2.25 oz pine nuts
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  • Using either a box grater or a food processor fitted with a grater attachment, shred the zucchini, yellow squash, and carrots. Add the shredded vegetables to a large mixing bowl with the pine nuts.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, sugar, and pepper until emulsified and completely combined.
  • Pour the lemon vinaigrette over the shredded vegetables and pine nuts. Toss to combine. Allow the slaw to sit for at least 30 minutes before serving.


Sodium: 220mg | Calcium: 20mg | Sugar: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Potassium: 332mg | Calories: 99kcal | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Fat: 7.6g | Protein: 2.6g | Carbohydrates: 6.8g | Iron: 1mg