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Nectarine, Tomato and Basil Salad With Torn Mozzarella From 'A Change of Appetite'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

In this recipe from her new cookbook, A Change of Appetite, Diana Henry elevates the classic caprese combo of mozzarella, tomato, and basil with the addition of nectarine. The ripe fruit adds a juicy sweetness that I never realized was missing. Dressed with just olive oil and white balsamic, every element shows at its best. So simple, so smart. More

Warm Kale and Curried Chicken Salad with Toasted Coconut and Dried Cherries

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

Coconut flakes and dried cherries add sweetness and texture to this warm kale salad. Mixed with shredded curry chicken, it makes for an easy weeknight meal. More

Grilled Squid With Arugula and Grapefruit Vinaigrette From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

I love the idea of this salad from Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos' new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen. Charred calamari, grapefruit, fennel, and arugula—how can you go wrong? More

Gingery Pork Chops With Apricot and Feta Salad

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr 3 comments

Sweet apricots, fresh mixed greens, and creamy feta pair perfectly with a spice-and-ginger-rubbed boneless pork chop. Ready in 15 minutes with minimal prep work, it makes seasonal summer cooking a breeze. More

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti Salad With Grilled Zucchini, Kalamata Olives, and Feta

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Sure, whole-wheat pasta is healthy. It's also tasty, offering a bit more "chew" than the refined-starch variety. That extra texture is a plus in this chilled salad, which mixes grilled zucchini, briny Kalamata olives, tomatoes, salty feta, and basil, all of the ingredients dressed in a simple vinaigrette. More

Quinoa Salad With Dried Tart Cherries, Mint, and Feta in Lemon-Sumac Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

This quinoa salad takes Middle Eastern flavors and ties them together with sumac-laced lemon vinaigrette. Fortunately, the mix of tart, dried cherries, mint, parsley, salty feta and pomegranate seeds is enough to make you forget you're eating healthy. More

Farro Salad With Blue Cheese, Pine Nuts, and Tomatoes

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 3 comments

In this simple recipe, farro is simmered with onion, garlic and carrot to impart flavor. Then, it's combined with a host of fresh ingredients: juicy tomatoes, cucumbers and herbs, all of which are tied together with red wine vinaigrette, pine nuts and crumbled blue cheese. More

Fruity Black Rice Salad With Cilantro, Avocado, and Pepitas in Chili-Orange Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 3 comments

This black rice salad is full of color: avocado and cilantro for a shock of green, mangoes, and oranges for some stark contrast, followed by a sprinkle of red onion and a shower of earthy, crunchy pepitas, all tied together with chili and cumin-spiked orange vinaigrette. More

Grilled Vegetable and Jasmine Rice Salad With Herbs and Cashews

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 1 comment

Inspired by Thai grilled beef salad (neua nam tok), this salad replaces the meat with grilled vegetables and adds fragrant jasmine rice. It's loaded with fresh herbs and dressed with a bracing, fish sauce-spiked lime vinaigrette. Plus, because the vegetables are grilled, they give the salad a deeper, smoky flavor. More

Greek Butter Bean Salad With Tomatoes, Dill, and Oregano

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 1 comment

Inspired by gigantes plaki (Greek-style baked beans), this flavorful salad features butter beans enveloped in a vinegar-spiked tomato dressing, with dill, oregano, and a touch of cinnamon. More

Wheatberry and Watercress Salad With Bacon Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz Post a comment

Rendered bacon fat becomes the base of a dressing for this hearty grain salad tossed with peppery watercress. More

Whole-Grain Spelt Salad With Leeks and Marinated Mushrooms

Serious Eats Daniel Gritzer Post a comment

Grain salads are forgiving and flexible, and nutty spelt takes well to all kinds of vegetables like fennel, arugula, or carrots. Here, quick-marinated mushrooms, leeks, and cucumbers combine for a refreshing, flavorful salad. More

Ceviche de Mango (Mango Ceviche) From Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen

Serious Eats Kate Williams 2 comments

Seafood isn't the only thing that should get the ceviche treatment. In Martin Morales's new cookbook, Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen, he lets mango take center stage. More

2-Bean Salad With Fire-Roasted Jalapeños and Pickled Red Peppers

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Two types of beans, red kidney and green beans, are combined with pickled red peppers and fire-roasted jalapeños in this amped-up redux of the time-honored three-bean salad. More

Chickpea Salad With Pepperoni, Parmesan, and Basil

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 5 comments

Chickpeas go a bit rogue in this pepperoni, lemon zest, and Parmesan-stippled salad—the perfect option for an oven-free, summertime side. More

Black Bean Salad With Corn, Cilantro, and Chili-Lime Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 2 comments

Black beans are pitch-perfect in this Southwestern-style bean salad, which is finished with sweet nubs of corn, cilantro, jalapeño, and a crumble of corn chips. More

Ensalada Miraflores (Corn, Bean, and Cheese Salad) From 'Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

Hearty bean-based salads are one of my favorite dishes in the summertime. I grew up eating a corn and black bean version, but these days I'll throw just about any vegetable into a bowl with a can or two of beans and a tangy dressing and call it dinner. More

Fresh Herbs With Corn, Asparagus, and Chickpeas

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

When summer hits, one of my favorite dishes is tabbouleh, its bright and fresh aroma from the various chopped herbs interspersed with airy bites of bulgur. Here, I swap the bulgur for chickpeas that are crisped in a pan with shallots, a generous hit of cumin, freshly shucked corn kernels and bite-sized asparagus. Combined with the chopped herbs and topped with sumac-filled yogurt, it makes a nutrient-packed, fresh summer dish that hits the table in less than 30 minutes. More

Easy Fingerling Potato Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

The key to the deeply-seasoned potatoes in this tangy and creamy salad is to cook them in water seasoned with salt and vinegar. A dressing flavored with olive oil, sour cream, and dill binds it together. More

Roast Chicken With Asparagus Panzanella

Serious Eats Daniel Gritzer 2 comments

Making panzanella— the classic Tuscan tomato-and-bread salad—without tomatoes is tricky, because you need all those juices to soften the stale bread. The trick is to find other ways to make the dish as flavor-packed and moist as possible. Here's our method with asparagus, cucumbers, and red onions, served alongside roast chicken. More

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