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Archive for the ‘Salad’ Category

  • Thai Chicken Pasta Salad

    Jun 24, 15 • Chicken Dish, SaladNo Comments
    Thai Chicken Pasta Salad

    Dressing: 1 cup Yoshida’s sauce (or teriyaki sauce) 1/3 cup sesame oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 2-3 cloves garlic minced 2 Tbsp ginger, fresh, minced Juice from one large lime pinch of cayenne pepper Salad: 1 box of penne pasta, cooked 2-3 chicken breasts, grilled or browned, cooled off 4-5 green onions, sliced 2 carrots, […]

  • Spanish Style Salad

    Jul 18, 13 • Salad, Seafood DishNo Comments
    Spanish Style Salad

    While spending time in Spain we have grown quite fond of the wonderful salads they have. They are all pretty simple – with limitless choices and varieties, but what makes them a Spanish style salad is the layering and the dressing. They are often layered on a serving plate, with each topping put on top […]

  • Cucumber-Avacado Toss

    Jul 7, 13 • SaladNo Comments
    Cucumber-Avacado Toss

    This is easily one of my favorite summer salads. While I enjoy salads with lettuce or spinach, there’s also something nice and refreshing about a salad sans green leafy veggie! 1 Tbls olive oil 1 Tbls cider vinegar 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Mix well 15-20 cherry tomatoes 1/2 cucumber, diced in big chunks […]

  • Avocados Stuffed with Tomato Salad

    May 9, 13 • Salad, SlideNo Comments
    Avocados Stuffed with Tomato Salad

    2 small tomatoes, chopped 2/3 c feta cheese 2 Tbls minced parsley 1 Tbls minced basil 2 Tbls olive oil 1 Tbls red wine vinegar 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 2 medium avocados, halved, pitted and peeled   In small bowl, combine all ingredients except avocados. Spoon into avocado halves. Serve immediately!


  • Jicama Red Cabbage Salad

    May 13, 12 • SaladNo Comments

    Dressing: 1/4 c tamari (aged soy sauce)3 Tbls rice vinegar 1 Tbls lime juice1 Tbls fresh ginger, minced1 tsp sesame oil1/2 tsp jalapenos, seeded and dicedsea salt Whisk and set aside. Salad: 1 lb red cabbage, chopped1/2 lb jicama, peeled and julienned1/4 c fresh cilantro or basil, finely chopped2 Tbls fresh mint, choppedsliced almonds – […]

  • Potato-Asparagus Salad

    Jul 13, 11 • SaladNo Comments

    1.5 lb new potatoes, cut in bite size pieces20 asparagus spears, trim the woody ends off1/3-1/2 c chopped walnuts3 Tbls olive oil2 Tbls lemon juice2 tsp whole grain mustard1 Tbls oil3 oz spinach leaves1/3 c feta cheese Boil the potatoes for about 15 minutes. While potatoes are boiling, toast the walnuts in large sauce pan […]

  • Asparagus Panzanella

    Apr 4, 11 • SaladNo Comments

    1/2 cup unsalted butter 12 cups crust-free cubed day-old bread (1/2-inch cubes) 3/4 cup finely grated Parmesan 2 pound medium asparagus 1/2 cup freshly chopped basil leaves 8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided Sea salt, preferably gray salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 cups fresh or frozen English peas, boiled until tender and drained […]

  • Brussel Sprout-Cabbage Salad

    Feb 5, 11 • SaladNo Comments

    1/2 c pine nuts1 lb brussel sprouts, quartered1.5 lb cabbage, thinly sliced1 Tbls olive oilsalt & pepper 3 Tbls lemon juice4 Tbls olive oil2 tsp Dijon mustard1/8 tsp cayenne pepper1/2 tsp chili powder 1 Tbls olive oil4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced Parmesan Cheese Preheat oven to 450.  Roast brussel sprouts with olive oil, salt & […]

  • 2-Bean Salad with Sage-Lemon Dressing

    Aug 16, 10 • SaladNo Comments

    1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed, cut in 1 inch pieces1 can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained1 yellow pepper, chopped1/2 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved1/2 c finely chopped red onion Steam green beans 3-4 minutes. Drain and transfer to bowl of ice water for 1 minute. Drain. Add remaining vegetables. 2 Tbls dry […]

  • Black Bean Asparagus Salad

    Apr 4, 09 • SaladNo Comments

    1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces1 can black beans, rinsed and drained1 red pepper, chopped1 Tbls finely chopped onion3 Tbls olive oil2 Tbls cider vinegar1 Tbls minced fresh cilantro1 minced garlic clove1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp cumin Boil asparagus in water in saucepan for 1 minute, reduce heat and simmer covered for […]