This zucchini or courgette salad will give a little bit of a kick with the added olive oil but is so simple to make and extra beautiful with the lemon juice. This bright and flavorful raw zucchini salad is loaded with fresh tomatoes and tender zucchini noodles. It looks fancy, but it’s fast, simple, and doesn’t require the use of a stove or oven so it’s perfect for those hot summer days.
Servings 6: calories 230 per serving.
- 1.5 c plum or cherry tomatoes, diced
- ¾ tsp salt
- 2 medium zucchini (about 7″ in length)
- ½ c basil leaves minced
- 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- In a small bowl, toss diced tomatoes with salt. Set aside.
- Dice zucchini into desired size
- In a wide, shallow serving dish, toss zucchini with tomatoes and remaining ingredients.
- Cover and chill at least 1 hour to allow zucchini to soften and flavors to meld.