Minted Couscous with Arugula, Butternut Squash, and Currants
This light and fresh couscous salad is the perfect blend of a green salad and a pasta salad, since couscous is technically a pasta. Israeli couscous, also known as pearl couscous, is large and plump, which adds a nice bite to the salad.
Summer White Bean Salad
Cooked dried white beans are a great base for a summer salad of tomatoes and bell peppers.
Lady Pea Salad with Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Country Ham
Smoky ham is the perfect counterpoint to creamy fresh mozzarella and earthy lady peas
Boil beets in salted water until tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Drain, then peel and slice. Toss with olive oil, sherry vinegar, chopped chives, and salt and pepper….
Carrot-Sesame Potato Salad
This simple five-ingredient salad offers a lighter twist to potato salad.
Black Bean Luau Salad
Drain and rins beans; combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. This dish is best if marinated…
Lemon Lentil Chicken Salad
Serving lentils with the flavors of lemon and thyme is classically French; but this salad can be easily adapted to include any herbs or lettuces you find at the farmer’s market.
Garden Pasta Lentil Salad
Use any combination of garden vegetables for this simple entrée salad. Protein-rich toppings like cheese and hard-cooed eggs add kid-friendly appeal. For an impressive side salad, slice 1/2 inch off the top of 6 to 8 tomatoes and hollow out, adding tomato-insides to salad ingredients; serve salad inside the tomatoes.
Sweet Corn and Tomato Salad
Did you know you can boil corn while still in its husks? It’s easier to shuck post boiling, and helps keep the kernels tender. The chunky herbed vinaigrette is packed with flavor.
Bok Choy Peanut Pineapple Salad
Sweet-sour-savory-spicy: this refreshing salad hits all those flavor notes. This dressing takes its inspiration from a dipping sauce for Vietnamese summer rolls.
Curried Sweet Potatoes with Chard and Chickpeas
A superb fusion of flavors permeates this nourishing harvest dish. Serve it like a stew in shallow bowls, accompanied by warm flatbread.
Rotini Pork Salad with Fresh Basil
This pork salad makes a great luncheon meal or even for part of an office potluck.
Five-Spice Pork and Apple Salad
Five-spice powder is a mixture of five spices encompassing all five flavors of sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty. Serve this pork tenderloin with whole wheat rolls.