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Zucchini Ribbons with Lemon and Pecorino

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

 

Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Made from 100 percent sheep's milk, Italian pecorino cheese combined with fresh lemon juice lends old world flavor to this fuss-free side dish of Zucchini Ribbons with Lemon and Pecorino.

Ingredients

  • 2 zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons shaved pecorino Romano cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 60
  • fat 4.3 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • sodium 172 mg

How to Make It

  1. Slice zucchini into thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler; toss with lemon juice, olive oil, pepper, and salt. Top with shaved pecorino Romano cheese.

Cook's Notes

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