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Microwave broccoli with lemon and herbs

Serves 4

  1. 1-1/2lb broccoli, bottom 1in discarded, florets in 1in pieces and stems peeled and cut into 1/2in pieces
  2. 3/4tsp salt
  3. 3tb olive oil
  4. 1tb fresh herbs
  5. 1 clove garlic
  6. Zest of 1 lemon
  • Toss broccoli with 1/2tsp salt and microwave covered for 6-10 minutes. Drain, toss with remaining ingredients and serve.
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Shaved spring salad with burrata

Serves 4

  1. 2tb balsamic vinegar
  2. 2tb lemon juice + 1tsp zest
  3. 10tb olive oil
  4. 6 scallions
  5. 1lb asparagus, tips sliced and stalks shaved
  6. 12oz radishes, shaved
  7. 12oz cucumber, diced
  8. 8oz burrata
  • Whisk 1-4 and drizzle over 5-8. Serve with crusty bread.

 

Italian chopped salad with artichoke-dill dressing

Salami and/or cheese can be replaced by extra cheese/veggies to make vegetarian/vegan

Serves 4

  1. 1 small red onion, sliced
  2. 6tb vinegar
  3. 3tb water
  4. 1tb sugar
  5. 1tsp salt
  6. 1 can cannellini beans
  7. 6oz jar marinated artichokes, drained
  8. 6tb olive oil
  9. Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  10. 1tsp dijion
  11. 3tb dill
  12. 2 hearts of romaine
  13. 1 cup olives
  14. 1 cup pepperoncini
  15. 5 radishes, sliced
  16. 5oz salami, julienned
  17. 5oz provolone, julienned
  • Microwave 1-5 for 2 minutes, stirring halfway. Mix in beans and set aside.
  • Puree 7-11. Set aside.
  • Toss 12-17. Drain onion-bean mixture and toss. Toss in dressing and serve.

Miso and celery barley

Serves 6-8

  1. 1-1/2 cups pearl barley
  2. 3tb rice vinegar
  3. 1tb white miso
  4. 1tb soy sauce
  5. 1tb sesame oil
  6. 1tb vegetable oil
  7. 2tsp ginger
  8. 1tsp brown sugar
  9. 1/2tsp red pepper flake
  10. 1 clove garlic
  11. 6 scallions
  12. 1/2 cup cilantro
  • Add barley to 1 galleon salted boiling water and boil uncovered for 25-45 minutes.
  • Drain barley and spread over a baking sheet. Rest until no longer steaming. Toss with remaining ingredients and serve.

Roast side of salmon with cucumber-ginger relish

Serves 8-10

  1. 4lb skin-on salmon
  2. 1/2tb salt
  3. 2tb honey or maple syrup
  4. 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  5. 6tb olive oil
  6. 4tb lime juice
  7. 2tb mustard
  8. 1tb ginger
  9. 1 english cucumber, diced
  10. 1 cup parsley
  11. 1 cup cilantro
  12. 1 serrano chile
  13. 2-4 lemons, cut into wedges
  • Sprinkle salmon with salt and rest for 1-4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Brush salmon with honey or maple syrup and broil 7in from heating element for about 10 minutes. Turn off broiler and bake at 250 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix 4-12. Serve with lemon wedges.