Tag: salad

Bookmaker Salad

Ingredients: for the dressing: 3 tablespoons finely grated parmesan 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil tiny pinch salt freshly ground black pepper for the salad: 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved (I used an heirloom mix) 1/3 cup large Spanish pimento-stuffed olives […]

Lemon Sesame Tuna & Chickpea Orzo Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 8 oz dried orzo, cooked to package instructions and drained 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 bunch green onions, diced 3 3-oz pouches Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna 15-oz canned chickpeas, drained 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced […]

Autumn Salad with Cornbread Croutons

Ingredients: for the croutons: a few slices day-old cornbread (I used this country ham cornbread), cut into bite-sized cubes 2-3 tablespoons olive oil for the salad: 1/3 cup toasted walnut pieces* 3 small-medium roasted beets, chopped 1 cooked chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 small red […]

Fig and Delicata Squash Salad

for the squash: 1 delicata squash, sliced into 1/4 inch half-moons, seeds reserved 1 tablespoon fennel pollen salt freshly ground black pepper canola oil for the seeds: 1/2 cup raw delicata seeds, rinsed clean 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 […]

Midsummer Orzo Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup (dry) orzo 2 ears’ worth corn kernels 1 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes 2 “baby” cucumbers, sliced into half-moons 3 tablespoons minced dill 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives 4 oz baby arugula, coarsely chopped 4 oz crumbled feta 3 tablespoons sherry […]

Umami Lovers Salad

Ingredients: 4 oz smoked salmon, cut into bite-sized pieces 8 oz watercress 2 roasted beets, sliced 2 6 1/2 minute eggs, halved 3/4 lb thin asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 pint mixed cherry tomatoes, halved 2 “baby” cucumbers, sliced into coins dressing: 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons […]

Dilled Roasted Vegetable Orzo Salad with Gorgonzola

Ingredients: 3/4 cup (dry) orzo 1 zucchini, cubed 1 Spanish black radish, cubed 6 oz crimini mushrooms, quartered 1/4 lb asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces olive oil a sprinkle of jalapeno garlic seasoning (I use this but you can sub in ground jalapenos and granulated garlic) freshly ground black pepper […]

Roasted Sugar Snap Peas & Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 1 small-medium tomato, cut into wedges 1 lb sugar snap peas 3 sprigs’ worth of fresh thyme 1 tablespoon (coarse) Herbs de Provence 1-2 tablespoons olive oil coarse salt freshly ground black pepper 2 oz crumbled fresh goat cheese zest and juice of one lemon Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Green Bean Salad with Speck and Hearts of Palm

Ingredients: for the salad: 1 lb green beans, blanched and cooled 6 oz (drained) hearts of palm medallions, quartered* 1/2 red onion, cut into thin quarter moons 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers dressing: 2 tablespoons prosecco white vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Dijon freshly ground black pepper […]

Romanesco Salad with Ground Cherries, Prosciutto & Gorgonzola

Ingredients: salad: 1 head romanesco, cut into florets 1-pint ground cherries* (also known as Cape gooseberries or golden berries), halved 1 oz sliced Prosciutto, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 red onion, cut into thin half moons 1 Spanish black radish, cut into matchsticks 1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola dressing: 1 tablespoon […]