When summer arrives, salads are the protagonists of our table. They are refreshing, light, healthy and you can make them as tasty as you want. What happens to me, yes, is that I get very tired of always repeating the same ingredients or condiments, and I have a high opinion of the most classic salads. That is why I am always looking for different things.

I am a big fan of courgettes and since I have my Gefu Spirelli spiralizer almost every week I prepare spaghetti with tomato sauce. It's really easy, you just have to fry a little onion and a good oil, and then add the hot tomato sauce. The kids eat it like a fable, and the older ones, which I'm going to tell you about, a renewed classic of the healthiest -We also leave the plate clean! But in summer, I really like to make the spirals in a salad, it is very easy to prepare, you can change the ingredients and everyone always likes it.

As you will see, it does not take much to prepare a zucchini salad, and in no time we have a most colorful salad for our table and that your family will surely like. A different way of eating vegetables.


For the spiced chickpeas:
  • 250gr of soaked or canned chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon of curry
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and oil
For the salad:
  • 2 whole zucchini, washed
  • 2 or 3 radishes, washed
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • The juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Oil, salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh thyme for sprinkling
  • 250g Italian burrata


We prepare the spiced chickpeas:
  1. If we use canned chickpeas, wash well and let drain. Dry well with kitchen paper. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. Put parchment paper on the oven tray.
  3. In a bowl we put the chickpeas and add all the other ingredients, and stir with the help of a spoon so that everything is well integrated, we put on the oven tray well spread. Bake at 180ºC for about 20 minutes, until you see that they are well browned.
  4. Remove the tray and let cool. We booked.
We prepare the salad:
  1. Clean, dry and cut the ends of the courgettes (no need to peel them!). We then pass them through a spiral cutter type the Spirelli
  2. Thinly slice the radishes and dice the piece of cucumber.
  3. Place all the vegetables in a tray or salad bowl , add the juice of half a lemon, the oil, salt and pepper, to taste. We remove well.
  4. Finally, sprinkle the fresh thyme, place the burrata on one side and add the spiced chickpeas. Ready to serve and eat. A different way of having a salad.
I hope you like it and get down to work.


  • Use courgettes that are thin -not very fat-, it will be easier to cut them in a spiral shape.
  • The burrata that is of great quality.
  • As for the chickpeas that we are going to use, they can be from a jar if you don't have time but they should be small, they are much better and they are finer.
  • In addition to using them for salads, they can serve as a healthy snack.

Recipe author: Luisa from Cooking with my Carmela


Claudia said:

Hola MAría del Mar,
sí podéis comprar en la tienda! :) Lo único que debéis hacerlo en ese caso por mail o teléfono. Nos ponemos en contacto y a ver si te llega pronto ese espirelli :) Saludos!


Es una pena que no envies nada a Canarias.
Pues me encantaría poder comprar el espirelli

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