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Salads

I love a big, hearty salad loaded with roasted vegetables, citrus wedges, beans, and chunks of cheese. Here you will find all of my favorite salad recipes, including this charred broccoli chopped salad, this simple and delicious grilled romaine salad, this summery, go-to cucumber salad, and finally this chopped Thai satay salad with ginger-peanut dressing. 

Go-To Cucumber Salad

A bowl of chopped salad with cashew dressing.

Charred Broccoli Chopped Salad with Spicy Cashew Dressing

A plate of "grilled" Romaine salad with anchovy dressing.

“Grilled” Romaine Caesar Salad

A platter topped with an endive, grapefruit and avocado salad.

Endive, Citrus & Avocado Salad

A bowl of raw collard green salad with roasted delicata squash, toasted almonds, golden raisins, and shaved parmesan.

Raw Collard Green Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash, Almonds, & Parmesan

A plate of Israeli spiced tomato salad and bread.

Sumac-Spiced Tomato and Chickpea Salad with Yogurt Sauce

A plate of roasted eggplant salad with tzatziki and tomatoes.

Roasted Eggplant Salad with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Tomatoes

A bowl of shaved fennel salad.

Shaved Fennel Salad with Avocado & Lemon

A bowl filled with a spring fattoush salad with arugula, radishes, snap peas, and cucumbers.

Spring Fattoush Salad

A large bowl of chopped Thai salad satay ready to be served.

Chopped Thai Satay Salad with Peanut-Ginger Dressing

charred broccoli salad with dates, almonds, and cheddar

Charred Broccoli Salad with Dates, Almonds & Cheddar

carrot-quinoa salad with lemon-tahini dressing

Addictive Carrot-Quinoa Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

roast chicken arugula salad

What to do with Leftover Roast Chicken? Make a Salad.

Orange, Arugula & Fennel Salad

Teri’s Sliced Orange Salad with Arugula, Fennel & Shaved Parmesan

A white bowl filled with Charlie Bird farro salad and sliced raw beets.

Charlie Bird Farro Salad with Beets, Scallions & Pistachios

A bowl of rice noodles with herbs and nuoc cham.

Rice Noodles with Nuoc Cham, Herbs, & Crispy Tofu

CSA Week 3: Chatting Strategy with Margaret Roach + Storing Basil | Salted Cucumbers | Sugar Snap Pea Salad

36 Favorite Summer Salads

A bowl of 3-ingredient lentil salad.

Mind-Blowing, Three-Ingredient Trader Joe’s Lentil Salad

CSA Weeks 1 & 2: Essential Recipes for Greens + Radish (or Turnip) Tartines with Anchovy Butter

A bowl of Moroccan Carrot Salad.

Moroccan Carrot Salad with Harissa and Avocado

A bowl of kale salad with shallot vinaigrette.

Favorite Kale Salad + Large Batch Shallot Vinaigrette

A jar of candied pumpkin seeds.

Sweet and Salty, Addictive Candied Pepitas

Two plates of a fall salad with cabbage, fennel, greens, and candied pepitas.

Fall Salad with Cabbage, Fennel, Manchego & Candied Pepitas