With a drizzle of olive oil, ripe tomatoes make the perfect tomato salad. Or use these easy recipes to pair cucumbers, corn, basil, and onions. Any of these tender tomato salads are welcome alternatives to greens.See Popular Tomato Salad Recipes
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Simple, simple, simple. That's what this dish is. And to top that off, it's simply delicious.
In his cute version of the BLT sandwich, Michael Schwartz replaces the mayo with a wedge of blue cheese. He cures his own bacon, but the salad is delicious with any good artisanal bacon. "They can never be too thick," he says.
How simple...how delicious...croutons are the "bread" in this flavorful bread salad that comes together in just 10 minutes.
A fresh heirloom tomato salad featuring the exquisite black varieties paired with Chinese black vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and crumbled feta cheese.
Give your barbecue skills a workout for this dinner that calls for grilled shrimp and cheese-stuffed chile peppers. If you're feeling ambitious, feel free to grill the corn, too!
Bocconcini are small nuggets of fresh mozzarella packaged in whey or water. Use them for this salad, which can be a fresh side dish or appetizer.
These frittatas are so thin and light, they're almost like crepes. Alain Coumont serves them with juicy tomatoes tossed with mint, but nearly any summer salad would work.
Daniel Humm varies the ingredients for this lovely appetizer depending on what he finds at the farmers' market -- on good days, beautiful heirloom tomatoes. He tosses them with briny oil-and-vinegar-marinated white anchovies, also known by the Spanish name boquerones, which are available at the deli counter of many specialty-food stores.
Mix up this flavorful Middle-Eastern side-dish salad a day ahead.
This super fast side dish looks impressive--perfect for serving at summer parties and cookouts.
This dish, popular from Athens to Zanzibar, is fast, easy to make, high in fiber, and can serve as a side dish or appetizer.
This salad manages to seem both light and rich. Sheamus Feeley makes it with creamy chunks of Point Reyes Blue Cheese and crisp house-cured bacon, but the salad has such great zing, vegetarians will be equally happy with a bacon-free version.
A quick and fresh summer salad you can make in the morning and let marinate until picnic time!