Tag: vinaigrette

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kumquat Ginger Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 2 cups kumquats, halved and seeds removed 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 1/4 cup avocado oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into an air tight […]

Pomegranate and Grapefruit Green Salad

Ingredients: 5 oz Dole Sweet Baby Lettuces 1 cup pomegranate arils 1 ruby red grapefruit, supremed and diced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup crumbled feta for the dressing: 1 oz ruby red grapefruit juice* 1 oz olive oil 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 1/4 teaspoon honey sea salt […]

St Paul Chopped Salad

Ingredients: for the dressing: 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon minced red onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste 1/4 […]

Raw Summer Salad with Chile-Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 4 ear’s worth of corn kernels 1 large English seedless cucumber, cubed 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 1 cup diced red onion 5 oz shredded red cabbage 10 oz halved cherry tomatoes vinaigrette: 1/4 cup lime juice 1 habanero pepper, halved 3 tablespoons olive oil sea salt freshly ground black […]