Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Time for Summer Salads by Alicia Street

August is a great time of year to go to the farmers' markets and hit roadside farm stands for fresh vegetables and fruits. It has been so hot and humid in my neck of the woods that salads are the perfect meals. And we all know how important it is to eat your veggies!

Here is my recipe for a ~

                             Farm Stand Super Salad

Makes 2 large or 4 small servings

1 large bunch of arugula, trimmed and chopped
1 large head of romaine, trimmed and shredded
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 avocadoes, peeled, pitted and sliced
1 zucchini squash, chopped
1 carrot, grated
1 sweet red pepper, chopped
1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
1 cup canned or cooked garbanzo beans
1 cup canned or cooked red kidney beans
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
¼ tsp dried oregano
¼ teaspoon dried basil
¼ teaspoon dried dill
¼ cup black olives
2 cups roasted turkey breast, sliced thin (optional)
1 12-ounce box fusilli, cooked

Honey Soy dressing
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 Tbsp soy sauce
3 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp vinegar
1/3 cup olive or canola oil

Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl and dig in. :) 

What are your favorite August meals?

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Alicia Street is a USA Today bestselling author and a Daphne du Maurier
award-winner. A compulsive reader of every genre, she writes
both sweet and spicy romance. She spent many years as a dancer,
choreographer and teacher.
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  1. Your salad sounds delicious! And it looks big enough to feed a crowd. Perfect for the company I have coming. Thank you!

  2. I love salads in summer. Thank you for the recipe, Alicia!

  3. I love super salads. We have it for dinner twice a week.

  4. Your salad is perfect for a warm summer night, Alicia. Thanks for sharing!