Shaved Summer Squash Salad with Prosciutto Crisps
Recipe Type: salad, side dish
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Serves: 4
A salad consisting of shaved squash tossed in a lemon mint dressing and topped with salty feta and crispy prosciutto, perfect for Summer!
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 2 medium yellow squash
  • ¼ tsp (1.25 ml) salt
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) thinly sliced fresh mint
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) lemon zest
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp (1.25 ml) freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 thin slices prosciutto (1 oz.), chopped
  • ¼ cup (1 oz.) crumbled feta cheese
  1. Using a vegetable peeler, shave the zucchini and squash into thin strips (discard the seeds). Place the ribbons in a medium sized bowl and toss with salt.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the mint, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and ground black pepper. Whisk and then pour over the vegetables. Toss to coat.
  3. In a small nonstick skillet over medium heat, saute prosciutto for 2 minutes, or until crisp.
  4. Divide salad amongst 4 plates and top each with prosciutto and feta cheese.
From Cooking Light June 2011
Recipe by Honest Cooking at