A simple shaved summer salad is a delicious way to celebrate eating well. Pair with a tangy vinaigrette, crunchy walnuts, and creamy goat cheese and you have a perfect light meal for those warm summer nights.
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Prepare the Ingredients
Thoroughly rinse produce and pat dry. Peel cucumber, carrot and zucchini. With a vegetable peeler, shave peeled vegetables into thin, long strips. Peel red onion and halve. Cut halves into thin strips (julienne). Halve tomatoes. Peel ribs off kale and chop into ½" pieces. Slice radish into thin rounds.
Make the Dressing
In a large mixing bowl, combine sherry vinegar, 1Tbsp. olive oil, Dijon mustard, and sugar. Whisk the ingredients together to incorporate. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Prepare the Salad
Add shaved vegetables, red onion, radish, tomatoes, and kale in a large mixing bowl. Slowly add the dressing and mix together to incorporate with a spatula.
Plate the Dish
Place a serving of salad on a dish. Garnish with walnuts and goat cheese. Add a crack of fresh black pepper for a fine finish.