Summer Squash Salad Recipe
Summer Squash Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Summer Squash Salad Recipe

Publisher Photo
This is a colorful and tasty alternative to coleslaw. Like most gardeners, we usually have an abundance of squash and zucchini in summer, so this dish is inexpensive to prepare and a great way to put this fresh produce to use. -Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups julienned zucchini
  • 4 cups julienned yellow squash
  • 2 cups sliced radishes
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 137 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 274 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss the zucchini, squash and radishes. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Summer Squash Salad in Taste of Home June/July 1995, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 137 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 274 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Summer Squash Salad

AVERAGE RATING
   (7)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (6)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2014

"I will say that this was unexpectedly good! I think that the dressing is the key and any vegetable added to the squash will do. I didn't have any radishes on hand so I simply cut some Vidalia onions into the mix and it was great! Thanks to the chef for this healthy alternative to cooking squash to death."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2012

"What a colorful, crunchy and healthy salad this is! Like others I found there's way too much oil. I found it's best served the same day; leftovers next day tended to have limp veggies. Still with less oil it's a great summertime salad."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2012

"What a fast easy way to use up my summer squash. Took this to a picnic and it was loved by all!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2011

"This is a great recipe I've made many times. I just chop the veggies however is easiest, which usually means small chunks--it all tastes the same! :-) I will add one important note--you do NOT need 1 full cup of oil! I use 1/4 cup and it is plenty."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2010

"I had to make do without the radishes or zucchini, just young yellow squash, and it was wonderful! I can't wait to try it as written."

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT