Category: Salads

Vegetarian Bulgur Chili for Julie&Becky

(You won’t believe there is no meat in this delicious chili. Don’t be deterred by the long list of ingredients. Most of them are herbs and spices) 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil 2 onions, chopped 2 green & or red peppers, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cups mushrooms, sliced 1 can 19 oz…


Potato Crouton Recipe

The key is cutting potatoes into tiny cubes so they cook quickly. You can also substitute sweet potatoes or a butternut squash for the potatoes. 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cups potatoes, 1/3-inch dice pinch of salt 1 garlic clove, minced (optional) Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a skillet….


Roasted Pepper Salad with Basil and Goat Cheese

6 medium red bell peppers 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup thinly sliced basil leaves 4 ounces best quality goat cheese, crumbled Method 1. Preheat the broiler. Cut the peppers…


Healthy Tabbouleh Salad

This colorful, vitamin-packed salad is guaranteed to be a winner. 1/3 c. bulgur 2/3 c. boiling water 2 c. minced curly parsley 1 c. mint leaves 1/2 green & 1/2 red pepper 4 firm, ripe tomatoes 4 green onions 1/4 c. red onion 1/4 c. grated carrots 1/2 English cucumber, seeded & diced 1/4 to…


Hot Italian Giardiniera

“A hot and tangy, pickled pepper and jalapeno topping for sandwiches, sausages, , pastas, pizzas, and more.” INGREDIENTS: 2 green bell peppers, diced 2 red bell peppers, diced 6 fresh jalapeno peppers, sliced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 medium carrot, diced 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 cup fresh cauliflower florets 1/2 cup salt water to…


Tomato Salad

This is an incredible tomato salad but there are two things to remember if you want to wow your guests with something so simple. The first is that you should try to get a mixture of different, tasty, local (if possible) tomatoes in all different shapes, sizes and colors. Second, the flavor is brought out…


Ginger-Sesame Dressing

This yummy dressing is a favorite, Try it over salads, fish, and vegetables. You can dilute with water to your liking. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons peeled and minced ginger 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil Combine…


Quinoa Tabbouleh

“Quinoa, once a staple grain of ancient Incas, is tossed with lemon juice, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, green onions and parsley. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa 1 pinch salt 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 tomatoes, diced 1 cucumber, diced 2 bunches green onions, diced 2 carrots,…


Mediterranean Hot And Spicy Salad

Salad: 3 medium ripe fresh red tomatoes 1/2 English cucumber, quartered lengthwise and finely sliced 1/2 cup tightly packed coarsely chopped arugula 2 scallions, including most of the green, thinly sliced 1 cup tightly packed coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme or savory…


GRILLED ZUCCHINI AND RED ONION WITH LEMON-BASIL VINAIGRETTE

The vegetables can be served hot, warm, or at room temperature. After about five minutes, faint grill marks should begin to appear on the undersides of the vegetables; if necessary, adjust their position on the grill or adjust the heat level. INGREDIENTS 1 large red onion , peeled and cut crosswise into four 1/2-inch-thick rounds…


Grilled Zucchini and Red pepper Fattouch Salad

Fattoush is a Middle Eastern take on panzanella, Italian bread salad. Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings On the grill 3 medium red bell peppers stemmed, seeded, quartered 4 to 5 slender zucchini trimmed, cut lengthwise in half 2 (5- to 6-inch) pita breads, each cut horizontally into 2 disks, Olive oil (for grilling) For…


Good Seasons Italian Dressing Mix

• 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder • 1 tablespoon onion powder • 2 tablespoons dried oregano • 1 tablespoon dried parsley • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar • 2 tablespoons salt • 1 teaspoon black pepper • 1 teaspoon dried basil • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme • 1/2 teaspoon dried celery leaves Mix all ingredients together…