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.