Fresh courgette salad

Fresh courgette salad


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About this recipe: Do something different with courgette in this tasty salad. Add some fresh cheese like feta or fresh goat's cheese, a few slices of toasted bread and this salad becomes a quick and delicious one-course meal.

Viola Buitoni

Serves: 4 

  • 4 small and firm courgettes
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 50g toasted, peeled almonds
  • 5 to 6 mint leaves
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:20min resting  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Slice the courgettes in very thin rounds, preferably using a mandoline. Slice the onion thinly.Combine the vegetables in a bowl sprinkle with sugar and lemon juice. Toss and let rest for about 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, chop the almonds, stack the mint leaves, roll them and slice them in skinny ribbons. Add the almonds and mint to the vegetables, dress with a generous amount of olive oil, season and toss well. Serve cold.


If you don't have almonds, don't head out to buy them, substitute other nuts. Pine nuts, hazelnuts or walnuts can all work in this salad. Basil can easily stand in for mint.

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