Summer Vegetable Garden Slaw

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This is a fabulous salad to make when your veggie garden starts producing an abundance of produce. So delicious and so good for you!

6 small, firm zucchini, grated

3 carrots peeled and grated

1 yellow bell pepper,stem and seeds removed

5 large radishes, ends trimmed

1 stalk celery, ends trimmed, chopped fine

3 ears sweet corn, kernels cut from cob

1/4 cup mixed, fresh herbs (such as basil, parsley, oregano or dill)-chopped fine

1/4 cup mayonnaise

6 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

3/4 teaspoon celery seeds

1 and 1/2 Tablespoons sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 Tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest

freshly ground black pepper

Grate zucchini and carrots (using the side of the grater that produces the largest veggie ribbons.) Transfer to a large bowl.  Cut the yellow pepper and radishes into 1-inch matchsticks and add to bowl. Add finely chopped celery, the fresh sweet corn kernels and fresh herbs. In a small bowl, combine mayo, lemon juice, celery seed, sugar, salt, lemon zest, and a few turns of freshly grated black pepper. Mix well. Pour over vegetables and toss to thoroughly combine all ingredients. Garnish with zucchini blossoms if desired.

Enjoy!

~Melissa

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