The Smiling Olive Blog — Salad
Dairy-Free Olive Oil Salad Savory Vegan Vegetables Vegetarian
Ingredients ½ Cup Bulgur 2 Squeezed Persian Limes 1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt 2 Cups Tomatoes (Ripe yet Firm) ½ Cup Chopped Spring Onions ½ Cup Chopped Fresh Mint 2 Cups Chopped Parsley 2 Small Cucumbers 1/4 Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Try Arbequina or Piqual) Directions Place bulgur in a bowl and cover with cold water. Leave to soak for 30 minutes. Drain through a fine sieve, pressing with back of a spoon to extract moisture. Spread onto a cloth and leave to dry further. Meanwhile, prepare parsley. Wash well, shake off excess moisture and remove thick stalks. Wrap in a...
Beet Salad with Fresh Goat Cheese and Toasted Pecans
Balsamic Cheese Gluten-Free Olive Oil Salad Savory Vegetables Vegetarian
Ingredients 1 1/2 Pounds Fresh Beets 8 oz. Cherve (Fresh Goat Cheese) 6 Cups Baby Arugula or Mixed Greens 1 Cup Whole Pecans, Toasted 1/4 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Cranberry-Pear White Balsamic Vinegar 1 Tablespoon Good Quality Grainy Mustard Fresh Ground Pepper to Taste 1/3 Cup + 2 Tablespoons UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Try Arbequina, Coratina, or Picual) Directions Preheat the oven to 400. Trim the beets and wrap in one foil packet drizzled with a tablespoon of water. Roast for 1 hour or until tender when pierced through with a knife. Once the cooked beets are cool enough...
Southwestern Black Bean Salad
Balsamic Dairy-Free Olive Oil Salad Savory Vegan Vegetables Vegetarian
Ingredients 15-Ounce Can Black Beans (Rinsed and Drained Well) 15-Ounce Can Golden Corn (Rinsed and Drained Well) 1 Cup Cooked Pasta Rings 1 Avocado (Diced) 1 Cup Yellow, Green, Orange Bell Pepper (Diced) 1 Cup Fresh Tomatoes 1/2 Cup Red Onion (Chopped) 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro (Chopped) ½ Teaspoon of Cumin 1 Garlic Clove (Crushed) Salt to Taste ¼ Cup Chipotle Infused Olive Oil Directions Cook pasta rings according to package directions until al dente. To create a dressing, add chipotle olive oil with salt, crushed garlic, and cumin. Set aside. Drain pasta and rinse briefly under cold water. Drain...