Lemony Squash Ribbons

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by HokiesMom

From Real Simple Magazine June 2008. This is such a refreshing and light summer salad. If you find the lemon too strong just reduce the amount to your tastes.

Top Review by JMC44

Delicious!! And so simple. I have a spiralizer, so the ribbons were easy. I tried the original recipe first, then tried cutting the cheese (& used pecorino romano) and olive oil in 1/2 to reduce the fat, and doubled the lemon - still delicious. It is important to serve immediately if you want the squash to stay crisp. My husband loved it, too & he's not a zucchini fan. This will be a staple summer dish for us. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the squash and zucchini into long thin strips using a vegetable peeler (discard the seedy centers/cores) and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add the oil, lemon juice, Parmesan, salt and pepper and toss gently to combine.
  3. Serve immediately.

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