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Shaved-Squash Salad with Provence

Shaved-Squash Salad with Provence

Provence Mondiale dressing label

Serves 5

  • 5 pearl red onions or a ½ of red onion
  • 3 baby zucchini  
  • 4 baby squashes mixed (e.g. yellow or green)
  • 1 ½ C mixed teardrop or cherry small tomatoes
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, torn if large, plus more for sprinkling (optional)
  • Pinch of red-pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp. coarse salt
  • Coarsely ground pepper
  • 3 ounces fresh ricotta
  • 6 tbsps. Mondiale Dressing Co. – Provence dressing

Mix to combine fresh ricotta and a ¼ of tsp. salt. Refrigerate until ready to use (up to 1 month).

Thinly shave on a mandolin the zucchinis, squashes, and the pearl red onions. Cut tomatoes in half crosswise.

Combine half the dressing with the zucchini, squashes, red onions, tomatoes, basil, red-pepper flakes, and a ¼ of tsp. salt. Season with pepper, and toss. Divide half the salad between 2 plates, and dot with half the ricotta. Top with remaining salad and remaining ricotta. Drizzle with remaining dressing, and sprinkle with basil.