Shaved Zucchini with Ricotta & Walnuts

Total Time
10 Mins
Serves
4
Course

DESCRIPTION

Until you’ve tasted zucchini raw, you haven’t experienced its true potential.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
0 Mins
Total Time
10 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
220 cal
Total Fat
22 g
Cholesterol
5 mg
Polyunsaturated Fat
9 g
Sodium
170 mg
Monounsaturated Fat
9 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
5 g
Carbohydrates
5 g

Ingredients

  • 1 large, firm zucchini
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 3 tablespoons of the best-quality extra-virgin olive oil
  • Fleur de sel, sel gris or sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup/60 ml sheep’s milk ricotta or ricotta
  • 1/2 cup/55g toasted California walnuts, broken in pieces
  • Lemon zest for garnish (optional)

Preparation

  1. Using a vegetable peeler, peel your zucchini lengthwise into long, thin strips. Toss in a medium bowl with the lemon juice and olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Transfer to a serving bowl and dollop the ricotta over the top. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts and finish with a light drizzle of olive oil, and a sprinkling of salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.