Tag: salad

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 […]

Backyard Garden Salad with Burrata

Ingredients: 2 zucchini, spiralized into ribbons* 1 “baby” cucumber, spiralized into thin “noodles” 4 red radish, sliced 2 medium tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces (I used Black Krim tomatoes from my garden) 2 balls burrata 1 spring onion bulb, cut into half moons Himalayan sea salt (or regular) balsamic vinegar […]

Mediterranean Beet Salad

Ingredients: 10 oz cooked beets*, diced 2 “baby” cucumbers, diced 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 bulb spring onion, cut into half moons for the dressing: juice of  1/2 lemon 3 tablespoon red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Cauliflower Salad with Marinated Artichokes and Olives

Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets 1/4 cup sliced kalamata olives (in brine) 1 jarred marinated artichoke, chopped 1 small red onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, diced 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 1 large handful curly parsley, chopped 1/4 cup marinade from the artichoke jar juice of 1 lemon […]

Greek-esque Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Ingredients: 1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets 2 heads broccoli, cut into florets 1/2 cup halved kalamata olives 1/2 crumbed feta 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning salt freshly ground black pepper red pepper flakes Directions: […]