Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad

  • 10MINS
  • 93KCAL

A refreshing summery salad that's full of zingy flavours and is perfect served as a side dish at a barbecue or party. Great if you're following a diet plan like Weight Watchers or counting calories.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories93
  • Carbs4.9g
  • Protein8g
  • Fat3.5g
  • Saturates1.7g
  • Sugars4.7g

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For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

This super simple Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad is packed full of fresh, zingy flavours and is the perfect summer side dish.

Peeling the courgette into ribbons means that your salad will look really impressive when served as a side dish at a barbecue or party – and no one will ever guess that it only took you 10 minutes to prepare!

This salad works really well as a light lunch or an accompaniment to pretty much any main meal. We love to serve it with Mediterranean inspired flavours as it really reminds us of our summer holiday!

Our Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad is suitable for vegetarian diets, but you will need to double check that your feta is suitable for vegetarians as this can vary by brand.

What diets is this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad suitable for?

This Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad is suitable for gluten free diets.

It can also be made suitable for vegetarian diets as long as you use vegetarian feta cheese.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad recipe?

  • You’ll need to count 2 Points per portion of this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You’ll need to count 2 Points per portion of this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You’ll need to count 2 Points per portion of this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad?

Nope, this recipe is super simple!

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We’ve used a low calorie olive oil spray in this recipe. You should be able to find this in your local supermarket, but if not you can also pick it up over on Amazon.

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You’ll also need a vegetable peeler like this one to get your courgette ribbons.

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How many calories are in this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad?

There are 93 calories per portion in this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category. 

This Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Cut the stalks from the ends of the courgettes. Using a vegetable peeler, cut thin slices along the length of each courgette to make courgette ‘ribbons’ and place in a mixing bowl.

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Step 2

Add the tomatoes, feta, parsley, lemon juice, a few sprays of light olive oil spray and season with salt and pepper.

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Step 3

Toss the salad gently and place in a serving bowl. Serve immediately.

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Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

What could I serve with this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad?

This Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad is a really delicious accompaniment to pretty much any dish, but it works especially well with the following:

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How long can you keep this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad in the fridge?

This recipe is best made fresh and served immediately.

Can you freeze this Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad?

No, we don’t recommend freezing this recipe.

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Courgette Ribbon, Lemon and Feta Salad

A refreshing summery salad that's full of zingy flavours and is perfect served as a side dish at a barbecue or party. Great if you're following a diet plan like Weight Watchers or counting calories.
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • KCals 93
  • Carbs 4.9G
  • WW Points:
  • 2 Green
  • 2 Blue
  • 2 Purple

Ingredients

  • 3 large courgettes
  • 200 g cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 90 g reduced fat feta cheese crumbled
  • 5 g flat leaf parsley chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • light olive oil spray
  • salt and pepper to taste

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Instructions

  1. Cut the stalks from the ends of the courgettes. Using a vegetable peeler, cut thin slices along the length of each courgette to make courgette 'ribbons' and place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the tomatoes, feta, parsley, lemon juice, a few sprays of light olive oil spray and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss the salad gently and place in a serving bowl. Serve immediately.

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Recipe notes

It's best to make this salad just before you eat it to ensure that the courgettes stay fresh and don’t go limp.

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