Recipe: Grain-free Basil and Mint Summer Squash “Noodles” by Amie Valpone

Grain-free Basil and Mint Summer Squash Noodles by Amie Valpone

Grain-free Basil and Mint Summer Squash “Noodles”
By Amie Valpone

Serves 2

A terrific summertime staple that’s full of flavor and fiber without any grains. Did you happen to notice the simple directions for this recipe? Combine ingredients and serve. Easy as it gets.


  • 3 large yellow summer squash, cut into thin strands with a vegetable peeler or spiral slicer (spiralizer) or julienned
  • 1 large celery stalk, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients, toss to coat, and serve.

Enjoy it!

Amie Valpone Eating Clean book @ Jillian BurneText excerpted from EATING CLEAN
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