Lemon Zucchini Slaw

If you feel like you have become over run by summer squash, this recipe is for you. Eat it up and your vegetable drawer and your waistline will thank you for it!

2-3 medium zucchini
1 medium carrot
1 tsp salt
3 green onions, sliced on the bias
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 small clove garlic, finely minced
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
a dash or two of cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste


Grate zucchini and carrot coarsely or slice into a julienne on a mandolin. Place veggies in a fine mesh strainer and toss with salt. Let sit 30 minutes. Whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, minced garlic, honey, dill, cayenne, and salt & pepper. Squeeze out excess liquid from the zucchini and carrot mixture. Stir the zucchini, carrot, and green onions into the dressing. Adjust the seasoning, if desired. Chill until ready to serve.

(Recipe from: http://www.culinaryadventuresinthekitchen.com/)