Fresh herb pesto makes a flavorful dressing for a springy pasta salad studded with green peas. Chopped walnuts add delicious crunch and fresh lemon juice brightens it up.
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I know, I know—sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese is so 1989. I hope you trust me because this barbecue side is worth the trip down memory lane. It doesn't suffer from the same dry pasta affliction so many other non-mayo...
Wide noodles are layered together with preserved artichokes, shards of Parmesan, and briney green olives; the zest and juice of a lemon and a drizzle of olive oil bind it all together. It's substantial enough to be a light dinner but would also be marvelous next to a piece of grilled fish or chicken—or anywhere the bright flavor of citrus is welcome.
For as long as there have been noodles, the Chinese have been warding off heat stroke by chilling and serving them, with a smattering of slivered goodies, in pools of sesame and chili oils. Admittedly, this version is not strictly faithful to that history—but it doesn't clump, either.
On Mondays, Kristen Swensson of Cheap, Healthy, Good swings by these parts to share healthy and delicious recipes with us. Take it away, Kristen. Last week, I posted about Avocado Chicken Salad, a moist, generally delicious summertime concoction that avoids...