Posts Tagged Fresh Market

A delightful salad recipe to please everyone!

We all love a tasty salad, and it’s a plus that salads are even good for us!  So it’s extra nice to try a new one…. hence, I offer you this delicious recipe courtesy of Fresh Market:                                                                                                                           Fennel, Onion and Feta Salad:

Ingredients:
  1 large fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  1 cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
  1/3 cup O Meyer Lemon Olive Oil
  2 tablespoons O Champagne Vinegar
  1/4 teaspoon each of salt, pepper and sugar
  3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  of lemon slices, for garnish
Preparation:
Toss all ingredients in a mixing bowl, reserving half the feta cheese. Arrange on plates, and garnish with remaining feta and lemon slices. Serve Immediately.
 
 
 

 

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A great salad, a loaf of bread, a jug of wine and…

The best salad I’ve eaten in recent years came not from a restaurant, nor from my own kitchen, but from Fresh Market.  They call it their Greek salad. It bears little resemblance to a traditional Greek salad which consists of tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, peppers and sometimes other veggies, but never a leafy green. This salad is all romaine with a bit of radicchio, a few mushrooms, and lots of Kalamata olives. What makes it is not just the freshness of  these ingredients, but the abundance of Feta cheese. Not the crummy crumbly flavorless Feta found in your average supermarket, but  chunks of genuine,  fresh, delicious Feta that comes packed in its own liquid. The whole works is tossed in a lovely Feta-thickened Greek vinaigrette.  One order of this at $5.99 is a bargain for two people. Some good bread, a glass of wine….

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