Southwestern Chopped Salad INGREDIENTS – Serves 4 3/4 c. cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish 1 clove garlic, minced Juice of 1 lime 1 tsp. sugar 1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt Black pepper 2 hearts romaine lettuce, chopped (about 7 cups) 2 ears of corn, kernels removed (2 1/4 cups) 1 15-oz. canContinue reading
Bacon, Egg And Cheese Kale Salad INGREDIENTS – Serves 4 8 slices bacon 1 Garlic clove, minced 1/4 c. red wine vinegar 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard kosher salt Black pepper 1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. butter 4 eggs 1 lb. kale, chopped 1 c. grated Parmesan 1 avocado, sliced 1 c. croutons DIRECTIONSContinue reading
Kale And Red Quinoa Salad With Spicy Sesame Dressing INGREDIENTS – Serves 4 1 c. red quinoa 1 tbsp. Toasted sesame seeds 1 Garlic clove, minced 1/2 c. Chopped cilantro 1/4 c. red wine vinegar 1/4 c. sesame oil 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp. honey 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. Freshly groundContinue reading
Breaded Chicken Cobb Salad INGREDIENTS – Serves 4 1 lb. frozen breaded chicken breasts or cutlets 1 large head romaine 2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved 1 c. corn kernels (canned or frozen) 1/2 c. crumbled blue cheese 1 avocado, diced 1/2 lb. bacon, cooked and chopped Ranch dressing, for drizzling DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350Continue reading
Caprese Stuffed Avocados INGREDIENTS – 4 Servings 2 avocados, pitted 1/2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 c. mini marinated mozzarella balls, halved balsamic vinegar Extra virgin olive oil kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Basil, for garnish DIRECTIONS Scoop out avocados, leaving a small border. Dice avocado and set aside. In a large bowl, tossContinue reading
Kale, Apple, Pecorino Salad With Crispy Prosciutto And Balsamic Drizzle INGREDIENTS – Serves 4 4 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto 1 lb. kale, chopped extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. lemon zest Maldon sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. shaved pecorino Romano 1 large gala apple, thinly sliced on mandoline 1/4Continue reading
Strawberry Balsamic Pasta Salad INGREDIENTS – 8 Servings 1 lb. farfalle 1/2 c. Feta, crumbled 2 c. strawberries, quartered 1/2 c. baby spinach 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 c. almond slivers, toasted DIRECTIONS In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook farfalle according to package directions until alContinue reading
Bacon, Corn, Spinach, And Ranch Pasta Salad INGREDIENTS – 8 Servings 1 lb. bowtie pasta 5 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 ears corn, kernels stripped 2 c. baby spinach 1/2 c. ranch dressing kosher salt Black pepper DIRECTIONS In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions until alContinue reading
Steak Taco Salad INGREDIENTS – Serves 4 1/4 c. plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 lb. steak (such as flank) 1 tbsp. Taco Seasoning Juice of 2 small limes 1 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. dried oregano Sea salt 1 head romaine, chopped 1 c. corn kernels 1 c. black beans (rinsed) 1 c.Continue reading
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