SALADS

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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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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 […]

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Steak Shawarma Salad

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 3 people) 1 lb skirt steak 1 large onion, sliced or julienned 3 romaine hearts, chopped 1 1/2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, sliced 1/2 English cucumber, shaved on mandoline 3-4 radishes, shaved on mandoline 2 avocados, sliced 1/4 cup mint, torn 1/2 cup tahini 2 small lemons, juiced […]

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Cabbage, Broccoli, and Carrot Slaw with Miso and Ume Plum Dressing

(Serves 2) A food processor with a shredder blade makes this salad come together very quickly. 4 cups cabbage, shredded 3/4 cup broccoli stems, shredded or julienned 3/4 cup carrots, shredded or julienned 1 cup shelled edamame, cooked and cooled to room temperature 1 avocado, sliced sesame seeds, for garnish […]

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Quinoa and Brussels Sprout Salad with Kalamata Olives and Feta

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 3-4) 2 cups cooked quinoa, room temperature 3 cups shaved Brussels sprouts 2 roasted red peppers, seeded and diced 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 3/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp capers 1 […]

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Asparagus, Snap Pea, and Radish Salad with Whipped Ricotta Toast

(Serves 2) 6 or 7 thick stemmed asparagus (skinny ones won’t work), bottoms trimmed 3 medium radishes, shaved on a mandoline 1 cup snap peas, julienned 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts 1 tbsp fresh mint, torn 1/2 tsp lemon zest 5-6 tbsp extra virgin […]

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Zucchini, Snap Pea, and Quinoa Salad

(Serves 2 heartily, or 4 as a side) 2 medium zucchini 2 cups snap peas 2 cups cooked quinoa, cold 1 jalapeno, sliced 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 tsp honey 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt black pepper, from peppermill Make dressing by whisking honey and vinegar […]

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English Pea and Baby Zucchini Pasta Salad with Burrata

(Serves 2 heartily, or 4 as a side) 1 1/2 cups cooked small shaped pasta (regular or gluten free, I used shells), room temperature 1 cup English peas, blanched (instructions in recipe) 1 cup baby zucchini, shaved thinly on mandoline 2 endives, washed and dried, leaves pulled off the core […]

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Kale and Cucumber Salad with Greek Yogurt and Feta Dressing

(Serves 2) 3 Kirby cucumbers, thinly sliced (I use a mandoline) 2 cups kale, stalks removed, chopped 3-4 oz feta cheese, crumbled 1 clove garlic, smashed 1/2 cup fresh herbs (I recommend dill, mint, and basil, but use what you like), coarsely chopped 1 cup Greek yogurt (fat content negotiable, […]

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Sarah’s Dream Pizzeria Salad

(Serves 2) 1 cup radicchio, chopped 1/2 cup zucchini, medium dice 4-5 oz mozzarella, cubed 1 tbsp capers, drained 1 cup roasted cauliflower, room temperature, cut into one inch pieces 3/4 cup cooked chick peas, room temperature 12 slices soppressata 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp […]

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Blood Orange and Fennel Salad with Walnut Dukkah

(Serves 2) 4 blood oranges 1 bulb fennel, shaved on a mandolin 1 cup shaved Brussels sprouts 1/2 cup celery, shaved on mandolin 4 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar (if using unseasoned, whisk 2 tsp honey into rice wine vinegar before adding) Kosher Salt black pepper […]