Zucchini Salad with Summer Fruits

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Zucchini Salad with Summer Fruits
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Health Score:
8,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
242
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Zucchini is a low calorie, summer vegetable that is high in antioxidants, can help with digestion, can reduce blood sugar levels, can help strengtehn vision, and more! This ingredient is a great one to incorporate into your diet for weight loss and added health benefits. Combined with the fruits, this dish provides plenty of vitamin C. 

Serve this as an appetizer or even as a fresh, summer dessert. You can also serve yogurt on the side for some added calcium, fats, and protein. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie242 kcal(12 %)
Protein3.24 g(3 %)
Fat14.81 g(13 %)
Carbohydrates27.5 g(18 %)
Sugar added1.01 g(4 %)
Roughage4.07 g(14 %)
Vitamin A78.87 mg(9,859 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3.53 mg(29 %)
Vitamin B₁0.11 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₂0.18 mg(16 %)
Niacin2.29 mg(19 %)
Vitamin B₆0.26 mg(19 %)
Folate38.21 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid0.54 mg(9 %)
Biotin0.36 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C59.81 mg(63 %)
Potassium659.43 mg(16 %)
Calcium37.89 mg(4 %)
Magnesium38.88 mg(13 %)
Iron1.08 mg(7 %)
Iodine0.31 μg(0 %)
Zinc0.62 mg(8 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.17 g
Cholesterol0 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 zucchini (green and yellow)
3 Nectarine
8 ounces fresh Sweet cherry
1 handful mint
1 red chile pepper
4 tablespoons Orange juice
2 tablespoons Raspberry vinegar
2 tablespoons White vinegar
4 tablespoons Canola oil
1 teaspoon Maple syrup
salt
white peppers
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Rinse the zucchini, cut off ends and slice lengthwise into thin slices. Rinse the nectarines, cut in half, remove seeds and cut into wedges.

Rinse, halve and pit the cherries. Rinse the mint, shake dry and pluck off the leaves. Rinse the chile, slit, remove seeds and cut into rings or chop finely.

2.

Whisk the orange juice with raspberry and white wine vinegar, oil and maple syrup. Season the dressing with salt and pepper to taste.

3.

Curl the zucchini into small rolls on plates. Add the nectarines and cherries and top with chile and mint. Drizzle and serve with the dressing.