Marinated Zucchini Salad - Easy and Healthy

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I am always on the hunt for healthy recipes and new ways to use vegetables that I already like. I never really think of not cooking zucchini but this sounds good. It is the recipe of British TV chef Merrilees Parker and was first published in the August 2005 issue of BBC Good Food Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a vegetable peeler or a mandolin, slice the zucchini into long thin ribbons and place in a shallow serving dish.
  2. Whisk the lemon juice with the olive oil in a small bowl and season generously.
  3. Drizzle over the zucchini ribbons and leave to marinate for 15 minutes before serving.


Most Helpful

Super simple & tasty addition to my raw recipes! I split the recipe in half. Furthermore, I didn't want to use so much oil, so I also split the "sauce" part in half again (while still maintaining the ratio of oil to lemon juice). Plus, my zucchini wasn't so large anyways. Worked out perfectly! To recap, I used 1 med. zucchini, 1 tbsp evoo, 1/4 fresh lemon juice, salt & pepper. Also, I tasted one before I let it sit for 15 minutes and -wow- what a difference 15 minutes makes! It's very tangy before it sits and nicely well-blended after. Thank you for sharing! :)

Gaia22 September 30, 2010

This was so different from any salad we've had so far,but I enjoyed it. DH said something was missing,but couldn't say what. Made for ZWT6.

littlemafia June 13, 2010

So easy to make and so tasty. Of course, I love lemon! But my husband said, "this is the best (darn) zucchini I've ever had." Well, there you go! Reviewed for the Veg*n Recipe Swap.

mliss29 April 11, 2010

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