5-Minute Summer Squash Salad

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Introducing a delightful 5-Minute Summer Squash Salad, brimming with crisp zucchini, yellow squash, fragrant herbs, and savory parmesan cheese—a perfect refresher for those scorching summer days. This salad pairs flawlessly with your go-to burgers or BBQ essentials, offering a wholesome, veggie-packed side dish that will leave you craving more!

Crafted with just a handful of wholesome ingredients, this salad comes together in a breeze, ideal for busy days when you’re juggling multiple dishes or simply seeking a hassle-free healthy meal. The beauty of this salad lies in its simplicity—no cooking required! Just slice up the veggies, toss them in a bowl with cheese, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and voila! A fresh, flavorful salad is ready to be devoured.

Here’s what you’ll need:

5-Minute Summer Squash Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 4


  • 3 Zucchini thinly sliced
  • 3 Yellow Summer Squash thinly sliced
  • 1 Bunch of Chives finely chopped
  • 1 Bunch of Green Onions thinly sliced
  • 1 Small Handful of Fresh Basil
  • 1/2 Cup of freshly shaved Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup of Olive Oil
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1 Teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of Black Pepper


  • Thinly slice the zucchini, squash, chives, and green onions, and place them in a large bowl.
  • Add the basil leaves and shaved parmesan cheese to the bowl.
  • Pour in the olive oil and lemon juice, then sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper. Toss everything together until well combined.
  • Serve up this delightful salad and relish every bite! Any leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to three days. Enjoy the freshness! 🥗🍋

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