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The healthy homemade dressing makes this Broccoli Zucchini Salad delicious but the addition of salt-cured lemons to this recipe really brings it to life.

Broccoli Zucchini Salad

  • Author: Dr. Elise Ho

Description

The healthy homemade dressing makes this Broccoli Zucchini Salad delicious but the addition of salt-cured lemons to this recipe really brings it to life. This delicious side dish can be prepared ahead of time and serve chilled.


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Ingredients

  • Salad:

    • 16 oz. Zoodles
    • 2 broccoli heads, florets only, lightly blanched and cooled
    • 1 red bell pepper, core removed and cut into thin slices
    • 1 yellow bell pepper, core removed and cut into thin slices
    • 4 sliced preserved, salt-cured lemons, finely chopped including rinds

    Dressing:

    • 1 cup traditional Greek yogurt*
    • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
    • 2 T. high-quality extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 T. fresh lemon juice
    • 1 T. fresh lemon zest
    • salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. In a glass bowl, combine yogurt, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and zest with a fork or whisk.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all of the salad ingredients.
  4. Toss to mix well.
  5. Add yogurt dressing to taste, toss again until thoroughly combined and serve.

Notes

*Full fat Greek Yogurt  will provide the most rich flavor but it is delicious with even non-fat yogurt.

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