Ribboned Zucchini Salad with Lentils and Creamy Turmeric Dressing


  • ⅓ cup almond meal

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 small clove garlic, minced

  • Sea salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 2 medium zucchini

  • 1½ cups cooked lentils (or one 15-oz. can)

  • 1 tomato, finely chopped

  • 1 scallion (green onion), thinly sliced



  1. For dressing, in a blender combine the first seven ingredients (through pepper) and ½ cup water. Cover and blend until smooth.

  2. Using a vegetable peeler, mandoline, or food processor, cut zucchini into ribbons. Transfer to a salad bowl. Add lentils, tomato, scallion, and dressing. Toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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