Tag Archives: lettuces

Mixed Greens, Roasted Beets and Avocado in Orange-Shallot Vinaigrette

13 February

Ingredients: 3 medium, or 5 small, beets trimmed and washed Hass avocado, thinly sliced Squeeze of fresh lemon juice 6-8 cups mixed salad greens 5 ounces feta cheese, crumbled 1/3 cup chopped pistachios or other nuts, toasted (optional) Dressing: 2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 1 tablespoon minced shallot 2 tablespoons olive oil 1½ tablespoons […]

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Spicy Beet and Leek Salad

07 February

Ingredients: 4 medium beets 4 medium leeks, cut into 4-inch pieces (total 4 cups) ½ ounce coarsely chopped cilantro 1¼ cups lettuce or radicchio, or both, chopped into bite-size pieces Dressing: 1 cup walnuts coarsely chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon chili flakes ¼ cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons tamarind water ½ teaspoon walnut […]

Chilled Lettuce Soup

05 September

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ tablespoon safflower oil 1 cup sliced leek, white part only (save the rest for stock) 1 medium shallot, minced 4 cups vegetable broth 10 ounces romaine lettuce leaves, finely chopped 3 medium potatoes, diced (about 2½ cups) Sea salt Freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill 3 tablespoons […]

Fennel, Radish, and Chive Salad

05 September

Ingredients: 1 head lettuce 1 small fennel bulb 4 large radishes, trimmed 6 tablespoons olive oil Grated zest of 1 lemon 1½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (can substitute finely chopped green scallions) ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped into ½-inch pieces Directions: 1. […]

Romaine and Grapefruit Salad with Walnuts and Stilton

16 August

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons ruby port wine 1½ tablespoons vegetable broth ½ teaspoon arrowroot, dissolved in 1 teaspoon water 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons grapefruit juice 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 cups thinly sliced romaine lettuce, rinsed 1 pink grapefruit, peeled and cut into sections 1/3 cup crumbled Stilton cheese 1/3 cup chopped toasted […]

Updated Waldorf Salad with Apple Vinaigrette

08 August

Ingredients: Couscous: 1 tablespoon safflower oil ½ cup whole-wheat pearl couscous ¼ teaspoon sea salt Vinaigrette: ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1½ teaspoons sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup safflower oil Salad: 1 large apple, cored and cut into ¼-½-inch dice 1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and chopped into […]

Fennel, Radish, and Chive Salad

08 August

Ingredients: 1 head Butter lettuce 1 small fennel bulb, top trimmed 4 large radishes, trimmed 6 tablespoons olive oil Grated zest of 1 lemon 2½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 large lemon) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 4 hard-boiled egg, chopped into ½-inch pieces (optional) […]

Greek Salad

08 August

Ingredients: 6 cups washed, dried and chopped romaine lettuce ½ cup cherry tomatoes ½ thinly sliced red onions ½ cup sliced cucumbers 8 ounces feta cheese, crumbled ½ cup pitted whole Kalamata olives 2 tablespoons chopped scallions ¾ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil ½ tablespoon chopped garlic […]

Asian Soup with Greens and Noodles

01 August

Ingredients: 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 cups water 3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce 1 cups greens – dandelion, chard, kale, etc. 4 ounces angel hair pasta (whole wheat) 4 scallions, each green top cut into “brushes” Directions: 1. Combine stock, water, soy sauce or tamari, and greens […]

Potato Tikki with Cilantro Chutney

13 June

Ingredients: 2 large potatoes ¼ cup chopped almonds, slightly toasted ¼ cup minced sweet red pepper 1-2 jalapenos, seeded and minced ½ tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons fresh minced cilantro 1½ tablespoons arrowroot Freshly ground pepper Sea salt Olive oil for pan frying 1 cup finely shredded romaine lettuce Almond-Cilantro chutney Directions: 1. Boil […]