Fresh Spring Salads

Inspired by my new client, who likes to have a stocked fridge of fresh vegetable salads, I have been making similar dishes at home.  I realized how quick, easy, and delicious they are and I don’t know why I hadn’t been making them before.

Perfect for a quick snack, ready-made lunch, or something to tide my husband over until dinner!

Here is what I tossed together this afternoon, while my kids played.  It only took me about 15 minutes for both salads.

Cucumber, Red Pepper, Tomato Salad

-1 cucumber, small dice

1/2  red bell pepper, small dice

couple handfuls of cherry tomatoes, halved

1 shallot, minced

couple sprigs of parsley, minced

olive oil

lemon juice

salt and pepper

Corn, Zucchini, and Red Pepper Saute

1 onion, small dice

1 ear of fresh corn, kernels removed

1 zucchini, small dice

1/2 red bell pepper, small dice

salt and pepper

Drizzle some olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat.  Add onion and cook until translucent.  Add rest of the veg and cook until colors brighten, 3-5 minutes.  Season and enjoy!

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3 Comments on “Fresh Spring Salads”

  1. Evelyne Stromki
    April 20, 2010 at 8:01 pm #

    Thanks, they both sound yummy!

  2. Nonna
    April 21, 2010 at 8:31 am #

    what a great idea- thanks Meme!
    we still make your quinoa and black bean salad as a staple- these will be added to the list!

  3. Angela
    April 21, 2010 at 9:42 am #

    Good reminders of how simple and delicious healthy food can be! Thank you!

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