Leaf lettuce and mandarin salad

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

Salad: 1 bunch leaf lettuce, washed and torn into bite-size pieces 2 cups thinly sliced celery 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 4 green onions, thinly sliced, including some greens 2 11-ounce cans mandarin oranges, drained Garnish: 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds Dressing: 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon […]

Spanish asparagus and orange salad

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

8 ounces asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 large oranges 3-4 romaine lettuce leaves, shredded (2 ounces) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sherry vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper Cook the asparagus in boiling salted water for 3-4 minutes, until just tender. Drain and refresh under cold water. Grate the zest […]

Fresh asparagus couscous salad

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

Dressing: 1 garlic scape, very finely chopped 6 scallions, white parts only, finely chopped (reserve greens for salad) 6 Tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp. salt freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill Salad: 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 2 Tsp. vegetable oil 2/3 cup each fish or chicken stock, […]

Asparagus & mixed greens salad

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound asparagus, cut on the diagonal into I-inch pieces salt and ground black pepper 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 small shallot, minced (about 2 tablespoons) 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon leaves 6 ounces mixed greens (about 12 cups) 3 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped medium Heat 1 tablespoon […]