Fresh Summer Squash, Cucumber and Fennel Salad

(this is a perfect time to use your mandolin if you have one ;))

  • 1 medium Summer Squash, sliced very thin
  • 1 medium Cucumber, sliced very thin
  • 1 small fennel bulb, shaved
  • Zest and Juice from 2 medium lemons
  • 2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
  • 1/4 cup mint, chiffonade
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Combine Summer Squash, Cucumber, and Fennel in a medium mixing bowl.  Fold in lemon zest and juice, EVOO, mint chiffonade and salt and pepper to taste.  Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Drizzle with a additional EVOO, sprinkle with a few coarse grains of salt and a fresh mint leaf.


About stillmansfarm

Stillman's Farm® is a family owned farm in Massachusetts. We currently operate at two locations: a greenhouse/retail business in Lunenburg, and the majority of vegetable production in New Braintree. Glenn Stillman started the business in Lunenburg over 20 years ago and now enjoys the promise of the next generation further expanding the very diverse enterprise. The farm also has several Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs established in Boston, Lunenburg, Jamaica Plain, Brookline, New Braintree and the Southborough/Framingham area. In addition, the Stillman's trucks have become a fixture at the Boston Area Farmer's Markets. Our Philosophy Most of Stillman's produce is grown without chemicals. For a few crops this simply is not feasible. For these particular crops, we participate in the State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. This entails systematic scouting of fields, protection of beneficial insects, bio-controls, and well-timed applications of only the safest pesticides. With growing concern about genetically modified organisms (GMO), as a patron you can be confident that none of the produce we grow have been engineered, in fact, we often experiment with many heirloom varieties! Conscientiously Grown® The combination of no pesticides, good cultivation management, and IPM practices allows us to offer the widest possible selection of fruit and vegetable varieties and be a thriving sustainable farm. We have developed our own label, "conscientiously grown" to convey our commitment to the safety of our environment, family and customers. All of our hormone free, pasture raised meats carry a conscientiously grown label too!
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2 Responses to Fresh Summer Squash, Cucumber and Fennel Salad

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