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INGREDIENTS & DIRECTIONS: TOSS TOGETHER

  • 2 C cooked barley (about 2/3 C dried) or Faro.
  • 1 thinly sliced fennel bulb,
  • 2 thinly sliced raw golden beets or cubed/chopped if cooked.
  • ½ thinly sliced red onion,
  • ¼ C chopped toasted almonds,
  • ¼ C fresh torn mint.
  • Dressing: ¼ C olive oil & 3 TBs sherry or red wine vinegar.
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Salad Biard Nice

February 5, 2012

from Biard’s in Nice 2001. Very refereshing on hot summer day.

Cut vegetables into triangle shape bites.

  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 English cucumber (cut in quarters, lengthwise, then into bite size triangle pieces)
  • 1 red pepper
  • bunch cooked white asparagus
  • 1 finely chopped medium red onion
  • some leaves of chopped fresh mint
  • artificial crab meat or tuna

Simple Dressing

  • 3 TB oil
  • 1 1/2 TB lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar

Cole Slaw

February 5, 2012

Bobby flay(?) Nice tangy slaw

Shred or slice fine:

  • 1 med head cabbage (slice very fine)
  • 2 large carrots (shred)

Mix dressing

  • 3/4  C mayo
  • 2 TB sour cream
  • 2 TB minced red onion
  • 2 TB sugar
  • 2 TB cider vinegar
  • 1 TB dry mustard
  • 2 tsp celery salt

From TraderJoes.  Serve with Salmon, side dish. Serves 6

  • 1 C Red Quinoa rinsed  and 2 C chicken broth (Bring to boil, cover & simmer 15 mins until all water is absorbed.)
  • 1/4 C Olive oil

Cook together as per directions. Toss with 1/4 C olive oil, salt and black pepper to taste.

  • 1 can (15 oz) Black Beans, rinsed, drained.
  • 2 C fire roasted Corn kernels (TJ frozen)
  • 1 Avocado cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 C Red Onion finely chopped
  • 1 pint (2 C) Grape Tomatoes, halved
  • Zest  1 Lime

Toss together with 3/4 C dressing (make it up):   lime juice, cilantro, olive oil.

  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped.

Spread quinoa on platter, top with bean, corn, tomato, avocado mixture. Top with chopped cilantro.