SALADS

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Shaved Zucchini Salad with Parmesan, Castelvetrano Olives, and Pine Nuts

Difficulty Easy

If your neighbor just dropped off a grocery bag full of zucchini, then this recipe is for you because it calls for 1 medium zucchini per serving. In this recipe, the zucchini gets salted and drained to draw out its moisture, which causes it to shrink significantly. Drawing out the […]

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Butternut Squash, Kale, and Farro Salad

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 4) 2 cups cooked farro, room temperature or cooler (barley works well too) 4 cups lacinato kale, shredded 1 medium butternut squash, (peeled, seeds removed, and cut into 1/2 inch dice) 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 3/4 cup Lemon Caper Dressing (ingredient list below) Kosher salt freshly cracked black pepper […]

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Broccoli, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw with 3 Ingredient Miso Tahini Dressing

(Serves 4) 4 cups green cabbage, shredded 2 cups carrots, shredded  2 cups broccoli stems, shredded 2 tbsp sweet white miso paste  2 tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar (or plain rice wine vinegar and 2 tsp honey) 1/2 cup tahini Room temperature water (about 1/2-3/4 cup) Kosher salt sumac (optional, […]

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Greek Quinoa Salad

Difficulty Easy

This is a truly satisfying salad on its own, but also great with grilled meat, fish, or high quality jarred tuna (here I used Tonnino brand tuna in olive oil). (Serves 4-6) 3 cups cooked quinoa, cold 5 oz Feta (I prefer Sheep’s Milk, but use what you like), crumbled […]

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Pesto Potato and Green Bean Salad

(Serves 4 as a side dish) 2 cups green beans, cleaned and trimmed 2 cups pee wee potatoes, washed 1/3 cup Pesto 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, shaved Kosher salt black pepper Prepare an ice bath by filling a large bowl halfway with ice, and then enough water to fill the […]

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Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Caesar Salad

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 4) For Salad: 6 cups romaine lettuce, roughly chopped 6 cups lacinato kale, stems removed, roughly chopped 1 head cauliflower, cut into one inch florets 1/2 cup Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese, grated Eggless Caesar Dressing (recipe below) Parmesan Croutons (recipe below) 2-3 tbsp Grapeseed oil Kosher salt Black […]

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Exceptional Herb and Parmesan Croutons

6 cups day old baguette, cubed 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup grated parmesan (pecorino is excellent too) 3/4 tsp dried basil 3/4 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp granulated garlic 1/2 tsp season salt (I like Simply Organic) 1/4 tsp black pepper Kosher salt Preheat oven to 375 and cover […]

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Late Summer Vegetable Salad with Roasted Garlic Salsa Verde

(Serves 2 as a main or 3 as a side) 2 cups cooked farro, room temperature 1 pint cherry tomatoes, rinsed and dried 1/2 cup Roasted Garlic Salsa Verde, recipe below 4-5 baby eggplants 1 head of garlic 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp granulated garlic […]

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Crispy Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Salad

(Serves 4) 3 6-8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup all purpose flour 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups panko bread crumbs 2 tsp seasoned salt (I use Simply Organic) 10 tbsp grapeseed oil 5 tbsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 4 cups of zucchini noodles (from 2 large […]

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Thai Steak Salad with Rice Noodles

(Serves 4) Needs 24 hours time for marination For marinade: 1/2 cup soy sauce 3 tbsp ginger, grated 3 tbsp garlic, minced 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp dark sesame oil For salad dressing: 3/4 cup lime juice (from 6 limes) 2/3 cup fish sauce 1 tbsp garlic, minced 1 […]

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

3 cups (packed) fresh flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup (packed) fresh mint leaves 3 cups cooked quinoa, cold 1/3 cup Extra Virgin olive oil 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1 English Cucumber, small dice 1/4 cup red onion, small dice (optional) 1 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground […]