Zucchini Tagliatelle

This is basically a salad which of course features long slices of zucchini, fresh mint and lemon. As a result the salad resembles a tagliatelle pasta.

To make this salad you need to thinly slice 6 small or medium zucchinis using a V-slicer or a mandoline. Simply slice up until only the core is left. Place all sliced zucchinis on a bowl. Then add a cup of finely chopped Maui or Vidalia onion, 2 teaspoons of finely grated lemon peel and ¼ cup of coarsely chopped mint leaves. Get a 1 large cucumber, then peel, seed and dice it before adding it to the mixture.

In a separate bowl whisk 4 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of pistachio oil. Then pour the concoction into the salad mixture. Toss until the salad is evenly coated. Add salt and pepper to season. Then cover the bowl and refrigerate for 1 to 3 hours. After which drizzle the remaining ¼ cup of mint leaves on top of the salad and toss until it is evenly coated.

It’s such a simple recipe. And yet it is tasty and will nicely replace your fattening and unhealthy dishes from before.