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Zucchini Tagliatelle with Mint, Cucumber, and Lemon Recipe

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Looking for an easy Zucchini Tagliatelle with Mint, Cucumber, and Lemon recipe? Learn how to make Zucchini Tagliatelle with Mint, Cucumber, and Lemon using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tikar_aurum

Makes 6 servings



Recipe by Dorie Greenspan This pretty salad gets its name from the long slices of zucchini, which resemble tagliatelle pasta. Fresh mint and lemon give it a nice zip, cucumber and sweet onion offer crunch, and pistachio oil lends fabulous depth of flavor. - bonappetit

Recipe Ingredients for Zucchini Tagliatelle with Mint, Cucumber, and Lemon

6 medium zucchini (about 1 1/2 pounds total), trimmed
1 large cucumber (about 13 ounces), peeled, seeded, diced
1 cup finely chopped Vidalia or Maui onion
1 1/2 cups (loosely packed) fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped, divided
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons walnut oil

Recipe Directions for Zucchini Tagliatelle with Mint, Cucumber, and Lemon

  1. Using mandoline or V-slicer and working with 1 zucchini at a time, thinly slice lengthwise, discarding first strip. Slice up to seeded core; turn zucchini and continue to slice until only rectangle of seeded core remains; discard core. Place slices in medium bowl.

  2. Add cucumber, onion, 1/2 of chopped mint, and lemon peel. Whisk lemon juice and walnut oil in small bowl, then pour over zucchini mixture; toss to coat.

  3. Season with salt and generously with pepper.

  4. Cover zucchini mixture and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 3 hours.

  5. Sprinkle remaining chopped mint over salad and toss to coat.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Salads, Advance, No Cook, Vegetarian, Kosher, Halal

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 311.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
102
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
28mg
1%
Potassium
705mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
13.6g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 76%
Calcium 9% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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