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​Shaved Summer Squash with Parmesan Cheese

Ingredients:

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
2 pounds medium zucchini, trimmed
½ cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
Shredded parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Whisk oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper in small bowl to blend. Set dressing aside.
  2. Using a peeler or mandoline slice squash into ribbons. Place ribbons in large bowl. Add basil and dressing; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Sprinkle with shredded parmesan cheese.