Tag: Cheese


Greek Salad Dressing

(Makes appx. 2 cups) 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tbsp capers 1 garlic clove 1 tbsp honey 1/4 cup olive oil 1 1/4 cups grapeseed oil 3/4 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tsp Kosher salt In a blender or using carafe and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Whipped Pesto Ricotta Dip

(makes appx. 1 1/2 cups) 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup pesto (homemade or store bought) pinch of Kosher salt black pepper Add ricotta, salt, and a few cranks of black pepper to the bowl of a food processor and process for […]