Packed with flavor, this salad is full of fruit, vegetables and fresh herbs. Sprnkle with almonds for an extra crunch.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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15 mins
30 mins


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  • For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together lemon peel, lemon juice, olive oil, sugar, soy sauce, and red wine vinegar; set aside. Using a vegetable peeler, cut zucchini and yellow summer squash into long thin strips.

  • In a large salad bowl, combine zucchini, yellow summer squash, basil, cilantro, apricots, green onions, plums, sweet pepper, and ginger; toss to mix well.

  • Drizzle dressing over zucchini mixture; toss until coated. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately.


Tips: Choose a fruity olive oil.

Choose Truvia(R) Natural Sweetener as a sugar substitute. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 4 teaspoons sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 146 calories, 16 g carb., 10 g sugar.

If apricots and/or plums are out of season, you can use grapes or strawberries.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
157 calories; protein 4g; carbohydrates 18.5g; dietary fiber 3.9g; sugars 13g; fat 8.8g; saturated fat 1g; vitamin a iu 2310.8IU; vitamin c 50.1mg; folate 47.2mcg; calcium 61.6mg; iron 1.3mg; magnesium 46.8mg; potassium 476.8mg; sodium 103.9mg.

2 fat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit