Monday, July 28, 2014

The Biggest Zucchini EVER!!

I found this mammoth hiding in my garden under the leaves of a zucchini plant. I could not believe that I had not seen it before and let it grow to be this massive. It was well camouflaged. I put my glasses next to it in the picture as a scale to how massive it was.

I know you are probably craving zucchini now, so here is a delicious recipe for a raw Thai flavored zucchini and carrot salad. It's beautiful and delicious.

Spiralized Zucchini and Carrot Salad with a Peanut Butter Coconut Dressing
2 medium zucchini, spiralized
2 carrots, peeled and grated
1 large shallot, chopped
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 tbsp. soy sauce
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tsp oil
1/4 cup peanuts

Heat the oil in a small pan over medium heat. Add the shallot and garlic, and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. In a high speed blender or food processor, blend the shallot, garlic, soy sauce, peanut butter, and coconut milk together until creamy. Toss the carrots, zucchini, and peanuts together with the dressing.

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