Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad

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Ingredients

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For the pesto dressing
3 tbsp Pesto
1 tbsp Lemon juice
2 tsp Lemon zest grated
1 ½ tsp Dijon mustard
¼ tsp Garlic salt
¼ tsp Black pepper
For the salad
2 ½ cups Summer squash yellow, thinly sliced
1 ¾ cups Cucumbers mini, thinly sliced
¾ cup Fresh peas
½ cup Parmesan cheese shredded
¼ cup Green onion thinly sliced
To serve
5 strips Bacon thick-sliced, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional information

159
calories
11g
fat
8g
carbohydrate
8g
protein
13mg
cholesterol
586mg
sodium
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Ingredients
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  • For the salad

  • To serve

Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad

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This Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad is a real celebration of all your garden’s vegetable patch this summer. The dressing for this salad is a flavor sensation – it will transport you all the way to Italy!

Start by preparing the lemon pesto dressing. Prepare the squash and cucumbers by slicing them thinly. Combine all the salad ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Pour over the dressing and toss well to combine. Sprinkle crumbled bacon over the top to serve.

To make my version of Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad recipe - Easy Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad - How to make Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad

Steps to make Crunchy Lemon-Pesto Garden Salad

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Prepare dressing

In a small bowl, combine 5 tablespoons of pesto with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of grated lemon zest, 1 ½ teaspoons of Dijon mustard, ¼ teaspoon of garlic salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper.

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Assemble salad

In a large serving bowl, combine 2 ½ cups of thinly sliced yellow summer squash, 1 ¾ cups of thinly sliced mini cucumbers, ¾ cup of fresh peas, ½ a cup of shredded Parmesan cheese and ¼ cup of thinly sliced green onions.

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Dress salad

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well to coat.

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Top with bacon

Sprinkle over 5 crumbled bacon strips.

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Serve

Serve alongside grilled chicken or fish.

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Simple & delicious summer side dish!

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