Easy Recipes Inspired By My West Coast Kitchen Garden On Vancouver Island

Zucchini Salad with Feta and Hazelnuts

Zucchini Salad with Feta and Hazelnuts


Zucchini Hazelnut Salad
5 from 2 votes

Zucchini Hazelnut Salad

A light and refreshing salad that looks and tastes like summer! Use a vegetable peeler to cut zucchini into ribbons or a veggie spiralizer to make zoodles.
Course Salad
Cuisine canadian, coastal, PNW, Westcoast
Keyword Zucchini
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Sabrina Currie


  • 1 Large Zucchini, cut into thin ribbons with a vegetable peeler or mandoline (or 2 small zucchini)
  • 1/2 c Hazelnuts
  • 1/2 c Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Fresh Pepper
  • Optional: Basil, Mint or Parsley For Garnish


Make The Dressing

  1. Mix together lemon juice, zest, oil, S+P and sugar and set aside.

    Lemon Dressing for Zucchini Salad
  2. In a wide bowl add zucchini, nuts and feta.

    Local Vancouver Island Hazelnuts And Zoodles
  3. When ready to serve, in a large bowl gently toss the dressing with the zucchini, cheese and nuts.

    Zucchini Hazelnut Salad With Feta
  4. Garnish with basil, mint or parsley if using.

    Fresh Zoodle Salad With Feta And Hazelnuts
  5. Serve right away. (Do not toss until just before eating, this will wilt fast and while it's still delicious the next day for lunch, it won't look as pretty)