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. 🙂
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Alicia Street is a USA TODAY bestselling author and Daphne Award-winner often writing in collaboration with her husband, Roy, as well as on solo projects. She spent many years as a dancer, choreographer and teacher. A compulsive reader of every genre, she also loves watching old black-and-white movies and inventing new recipes for soups.
Mmmm, that salad sounds amazing. I will have to try it! (Ditto re: LOVERS IN TRAINING!) Thanks for sharing.
Your salad sounds delish, and so does your hot summer read – thanks for sharing such a delectable recipe!
Thanks for the recipe. Sounds easy and delicious–my favorite 2 things in a recipe.
How refreshing, and your book sounds hot!!!