Creamy Goat Cheese Greek Zoodle Salad is fun to make. Bursting with Mediterranean flavours. Makes the perfect side to any meal, especially during grilling season.
Zoodles (zucchini noodles) are so much fun. Enjoy them in zucchini salads and zoodle bowls. How do you like to eat them? Healthy Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp One Skillet Dinner is a great option too.
I am obsessed with zoodles, but it doesn’t stop there. There are so many great spiralized veggie recipes to make. Zucchini, potatoes, cucumbers, anything that can get turned into noodles will have their turn.
Thick, thin or long shaved strands, new and tasty recipes will be happening in the kitchen. Zoodle spaghetti is fun to make and fun to eat. Just like in this easy zoodle recipe.
HOW DO YOU MAKE ZUCCHINI NOODLES?
The easiest way is with a spiralizer. Believe me, I didn’t think I needed this handy dandy kitchen gadget. I know there are ways to make zucchini noodles without a zucchini noodle maker.
I have a mandolin (yup another gadget) that works fairly well. My husband stresses me out when I use it, so I try to make sure he is not around. Too many horror stories seen on MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen have him hovering over me when I use it.
After hours of research, I finally decided on the OXO Good Grips 3-Blade Spiralizer (#affiliate). So many reviews on other brands commented on poor design, hard to clean, and not effective. This IS NOT the case with this particular model. It works FANTASTIC. Easy to clean. Suctions to the counter (REALLY WELL) so it doesn’t move around while you use it either.
You can buy ready-made zucchini noodles. Actually now, there are several spiralized veggies available in the grocery store. Get yourself a handy spiralizer and make them. Not only are they fun to make, but you will also save money doing it yourself. Your new kitchen gadget will earn its keep in no time.
ZUCCHINI NOODLE FRENZY
Zucchinis are available all year round. When the growing season is in full swing, everything from muffins, bread, cakes, and one of our favourite ways to eat it, Zucchini Burger with Sriracha & Pancetta top the list. Oh, don’t let me forget to tell you about my Refrigerator Zucchini Pickles! A must during grilling season. The perfect topping for burgers, hot dogs and sausage on a bun.
Have you tried Zucchini Noodle Gazpacho? What a great cold soup for the summer months.
Zoodles have been on the culinary scene for a long time. What a fun way to incorporate nutritious zucchini into recipes. The perfect pasta substitute that can be eaten raw or slightly cooked. Perfect for keto zoodle recipes.
This Creamy Goat Cheese Greek Zoodle Salad is a great way to experiment with zoodles. Used as an appetizer, side dish or even a stand-alone meal. Add some sliced chicken, turkey or even sautéed shrimp on top and you have a great dinner salad.
GREEK ZOODLE SALAD INGREDIENTS
This zoodle salad recipe uses a few simple ingredients:
- black olives
- cherry tomatoes
- goat cheese
- fresh parsley
- Greek dressing (recipe included, but feel free to use store bought if you prefer)
Toss, garnish with some fresh parsley, and you have a delicious creamy zucchini noodle salad, bursting with Mediterranean flair.
With grilling season finally, here, Creamy Goat Cheese Greek Zoodle Salad is going to be a staple for our backyard BBQ’s.
Do you have a favourite zoodle recipe? Leave me a comment.
If you are looking for a tasty Greek appetizer, Greek Nachos with Creamy Hummus is a great way to get your party started.
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Creamy Goat Cheese Greek Zoodle Salad
For the Salad:
- 1 pound zucchini (washed & spiralized)
- 8 ounces cherry tomatoes
- 4 ounces black olives (sun dried)
- 3 ounces goat cheese (crumbled)
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley (finely chopped)
For the Dressing:
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 2 1/2 tsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1/8 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp greek seasoning
- In a cup/bowl whisk together the dressing ingredients and set aside.
- Wash and spiralize the zucchini.
- Place into a bowl.
- Add all the other ingredients (except parsley).
- Add the salad dressing and toss.
- Garnish with the chopped parsley.