Tag: salad

Admitting it is Autumn Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 6.7-oz tin smoked herring in oil* 2 tablespoons good quality apple cider vinegar 2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 1 bunch French breakfast radishes, thinly sliced 8-9 oz cooked beets, halved and sliced 8 oz cooked Beluga lentils** 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika freshly ground black […]

Roasted Eggplant, Fava Bean and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, cubed 2 small sweet onions*, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup fresh, shelled fava beans 1 cup mixed olive-cured spicy olives**, sliced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 cup cubed feta sea salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line […]

Upcycled Crab, Tomato, Cucumber + Mozz Salad

Ingredients: 1/3-1/2 cup leftover blue crab meat (from 3 large crabs) 10 fresh mozzarella pearls 1/2 pint grape tomatoes 1 cucumber, chopped 2-3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped basil 1 tablespoon fennel fronds sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss all ingredients together until thoroughly combined. My […]

Mortadella-Wrapped Asparagus Dandelion Greens Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 1/4 lb thinly sliced mortadella 1 lb asparagus 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 bunch red radishes, sliced 1 cucumber, sliced 1 large bunch dandelion greens, chopped 1/4-1/3 cup shaved parmesan or asiago (or a mix) for the dressing: 1/4 cup white wine or cognac vinegar 2-3 […]

Rapini, Smoked Trout and Beluga Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 large bunch rapini, chopped 1 3.9 oz tin smoked trout in oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 8 oz cooked Beluga lentils* 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced Directions: Place the rapini in a pot with 2 inches of water, bring to a boil and […]

Hawaiian-style Mac Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb dry macaroni (jumbo macaroni if possible) 2 medium carrots, shredded (I used rainbow carrots) 1/4 Maui onion, grated 1-1 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup milk Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni […]

Warm Italian Roasted Cauliflower Lentil Salad

Ingredients: for the warm salad: 1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste 1/4 cup capote capers 8 oz cooked beluga lentils freshly ground black pepper serve with: 2 Bumble Bee SuperFresh® Salmon with Garlicky […]

Italian Summer Salad

Ingredients: 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved 8 oz container’s worth of drained fresh mozzarella balls “ciliegine” size (1/3 oz each),  halved 1/4 of 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 1 sweet marconi pepper, minced* 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil sea […]

Picnic Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 1/1 lb red skin potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 hard-boiled eggs, whites chopped and yolks reserved 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1/3 cup diced white onion 1 spear kosher dill pickle, minced 1 stalk celery, diced sea salt freshly ground […]

Spiralized Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, spiralized* 2/3 cup matchstick carrots 1 bunch’s worth of green tops of fresh shallots or spring onion, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 clove garlic, minced 12 grape tomatoes, quartered juice of 1/2 lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Cut the spiralized cucumber in half. […]