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Category Archives: salads

Spinach and Orzo Salad

Meagan salads

from Self.com 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 oz baby spinach leaves 1 lb cooked orzo 1 cup pitted Kalamata olives, roughly chopped 4 oz chopped feta or haloumi cheese 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint leaves In a small pan, warm oil over medium-low heat. Sauté garlic until […]

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Field Greens with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Meagan salads

Adapted from Vincent and Mary Price’s  A Treasury of Great Recipes 1 lb field greens 6 green onions 1 T olive oil 1/2 clove garlic 3 slices bacon 1 egg 1 T sugar 1 T champagne vinegar 1 T red wine vinegar Salt & pepper, to taste Wash and prepare field greens. Mince 6 green […]

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Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

Meagan salads

recipe courtesy of weightwatchers.com This blue cheese dressing was seriously awesome.  I added more black pepper than it called for and a pinch of salt.  It’s quick, easy, and far better than anything out of a bottle.  Note: I used a mix of romaine, radicchio, and frisée for the salad. 1/2 cup(s) buttermilk 1/2 cup(s) […]

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Dive in to Texas Shrimp

Meagan InTheNews, salads

This is an article from gotexan.org.  I’m a huge shrimp snob and only get Gulf Brown when possible.  Read to the end for a tasty recipe using Texas shrimp. Texas Wild-Caught Gulf Shrimp: Summer Goodness by the Boatload Texas has more than 600 miles of shoreline. That means fresh, premium shrimp and seafood are within easy […]

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Spicy Watermelon and Jarlsberg "Chimol"

Meagan EWR12, salads

Thanks again so much to Fran from ThinRecipes.com for developing this recipe for us to use to the OXO Kitchen Challenge at Eat, Write, Retreat 2012.  It was simply delicious!  The watermelon and Jarlsberg are not traditional ingredients in Chimol, but was added as they were secret ingredients in the challenge. Chimol is typically a […]

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Green Bean Salad

sarafina1977 family, salads, sides

Recipe #3 from Forster-Bazzano Family Recipe Week. Cut green beans, drained, 1 can Celery, chopped, 1/4 cup Green onions, chopped, 1/4 cup Sharp cheddar, grated, 1/2 cup Capers, 1/2 Tbsp (whole if small, chop if large) Green Goddess Dressing (about 1/4 cup) Salt & pepper to taste Mix all ingredients. This is  better if prepared […]

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>Thursday: Pizza Bianca & Hearts of Palm Salad with Olives and Ham

sarafina1977 main_course, salads

>Pizza Bianca with Chicken, Caramelized Onions and Fontina Recipe recipe courtesy of Relish Mag Ingredients1 tablespoon unsalted butter1 tablespoon olive oil2 large yellow onions, halved and very thinly sliced1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon, fresh thyme, divided1/2 teaspoon kosher saltCoarsely ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon sugar1 (12-inch) thin pizza crust1 cup shredded Fontina cheese (4 ounces)1 1/2 […]

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>Sunday: Shrimp Luncheon Dish and Green Bean Salad

sarafina1977 main_course, salads

>Shrimp Luncheon Dish Green Bean Salad(recipe courtesy of my Aunt Linda) cut green beans, drained, 1 cancelery, chopped, 1/4 cgreen onions, chopped, 1/4 csharp cheese, grated, 1/2 ccapers, 1/2 t (while if small, chop if large)Green Goddess dressing (about 1/4c)salt & pepper to taste Mix all ingredients. This is better if prepared and refrigerated several […]

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