Pecorino, Squash & Lemon Vinaigrette Salad

A simple summer salad that can be made in minutes using green and yellow squash, tangy lemon vinaigrette and salty pecorino - light, refreshing, and delicious.


  • lemon zest  ·  1 tablespoon 
  • lemon juice  ·  1/4 cup 
  • extra virgin olive oil  ·  1/2 cup 
  • zucchini, sliced very thin  ·  1 cup 
  • yellow squash, sliced very thin  ·  1 cup 
  • baby arugula  ·  2 cups 
  • Pecorino Il Crudo, shaved  ·  2 ounces 
  • Herbie's Black Asta Pepper, ground  ·  1/2 teaspoon 
  • local honey  ·  1 tablespoon 
  • Herbie's Parsley Leaves, Rubbed  ·  1 teaspoon 
  • sea salt (add to taste)  ·  1 teaspoon 


Combine the lemon zest and lemon juice in a small bow then whisk in the olive oil. Add a tablespoon of honey, a large pinch of sea salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Stir to combine. Taste and add more honey or salt as necessary.

Place the arugula in a large serving dish and add the zucchini and squash slices and top with pecorino. Sprinkle a tablespoon or so of fresh parsley leaves. Drizzle some of the dressing over the salad. Toss and add more dressing if necessary.

Finish with a little freshly ground pepper. Serve and enjoy!

Joy Sauvignon Blanc

Joy Sauvignon Blanc

Crisp and elegant this light gold Sauvignon Blanc has the illusion of citrus and passion-fruit on the nose finishing with a lingering soft, dry melon on the palate.

Pepper Black Asta, ground

Pepper Black Asta, ground

Herbie's Peppercorns Black Asta *(American Spice Trade Association)* are high quality, naturally cleaned Sarawak black peppercorns.