Zucchini, lemon and goat’s cheese salad

Prep Time: 15
Cooking Time: 3
No of Serves: 4

Recipe courtesy of Emily Scott APD

Ingredients

2 large zucchini

1 bunch asparagus

20 snow peas

150g baby spinach leaves (or Mesclun salad mix)

2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons marinated goat’s cheese

Half a red onion, diced

Juice of 2 lemons

1/4 cup slivered almonds

Cracked black pepper, to taste

Nutrition Information (per serve)

Energy 551.8 kJ (132 calories)
Protein 6.6g
Total Fat 8.5g
Carbohydrates 4.3g
Saturated Fat 1.8g
Sugars 3.8g
Dietary Fibre 4.1g
Sodium 47.1mg

Method

Bring a medium pot of water to the boil. Slice the zucchini into pieces roughly 1cm wide, then cut in half lengthways.

Prepare the asparagus by snapping off the woody ends

Prepare the snow peas by topping and tailing and removing outer string.

Using the boiling water, steam or blanch the zucchini, asparagus and snow peas for 3 minutes, then rinse under cold water.

Toast the slivered almonds until golden brown, using an oven grill or alternatively in a frypan over a medium heat.

Combine the spinach leaves, chopped mint leaves and onion in a large bowl. Add the cooked green vegetables.

Add to the greens the lemon juice, goat’s cheese, nuts and pepper to taste. Stir well to combine.

Enjoy as a side salad.
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