This light zucchini carpaccio salad is a perfect side dish for the summer . Bursting with flavor, this salad can be serve as a side dish, appetizer or simply a light lunch.

Zucchini Carpaccio

This zucchini carpaccio is an easy and sophisticated starter you can serve at your next dinner party. It's light, refreshing, and so delicious
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: quick summer salad, raw zucchini salad, zucchini appetizer, Zucchini Carpaccio
Servings: 4
Calories: 81kcal


  • 2 Medium zucchini, ends cut off and sliced 1/16th with mandolin
  • ½ Lemon
  • 4 tsp. Olive oil extra virgin
  • kosher salt, to taste and fresh black pepper
  • 1 cup Baby Arugula
  • ¼ cup Shaved Parmesan


  • Combine oil and lemon juice. Place a layer of zucchini to cover the bottom of a platter. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with a little olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Repeat layering zucchini, salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon juice until all zucchini is used up. Let marinade for at least 10 minutes.
  • Right before serving, top with fresh arugula, shaved Parmesan and serve.


Serving: 1/2 zucchini, 1/4 cup arugula, 2 tbsp. shaved Parmesan, Calories: 81kcal

Nutrition Facts

  • Amount Per ServingCalories81
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 6g 10%
    • Saturated Fat 2g 10%
  • Cholesterol 5mg 2%
  • Sodium 90mg 4%
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
    • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 3g 6%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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