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Vegetable ‘Pasta’ (with fresh Parmesan, lemon juice, olive oil, & pine nuts)


  • 1 large cucumber can sub zucchini, carrots, or use a mixture
  • half of a lemon
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • freshly shaved or shredded Parmesan cheese
  • pepper to taste
  • toasted pine nuts


  • Using a vegetable peeler, slice the cucumber into 'noodles' discarding the inner portion of the seeds. You can use the cucumber peeled or with peel on.
  • Pile the veggie noodles in a bowl. Squeeze on the lemon juice. Drizzle on olive oil. Top with pepper, fresh Parmesan cheese, & toasted pine nuts.
  • To toast pine nuts: Preheat over to 375 degrees. Drizzle on a little bit of olive oil and dust lightly with salt. Bake for 5-7 minutes until lightly browned.