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Salads & Vegetables

Want to jazz up your salad and vegetable repertoire? These seasonally-inspired recipes feature winning herb and spice accents, including spiced nuts, herbed vinaigrettes, and more.
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Curry Roasted Cauliflower
Roasting is an easy way to bring out the sweet, nutty notes in cauliflower, while curry powder adds another dimension of flavor to a simple preparation that will have everyone clamoring for more.

Fennel & Carrot Salad With Coriander-Lemon Vinaigrette
With its fresh, herbaceous aroma and subtle anise notes, ground coriander seed beautifully complements this light fennel and carrot salad. The coriander and lemon flavors in the vinaigrette make this salad a natural to pair with Middle Eastern or Indian menus.

Avocado and Pomegranate Salad With Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette
Avocado and Pomegranate Salad With Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Potato Latkes With Ras El Hanout
Traditional European potato latkes (pancakes) get a bit of Sephardic flair with the Moroccan spice blend ras el hanout and a bright hint of lemon zest.

Caribbean Spiced Sweet Potatoes
Recipe for Oven Roasted Caribbean Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Garlic and Herb Roasted Eggplant
My friend Isabelle roasted eggplant and cherry tomatoes with lots of garlic and fresh herbs, and hit on such a delicious combination that she just had to share the recipe! She says leftovers would be great cold -- if you have any.

Golden Beet and Garlic Scape Salad With Ginger Dressing
Golden beets have a milder flavor than red beets, but both work beautifully in this beet salad. Garlic scapes, the curly flowering tops found on some varieties of garlic, are a seasonal treat in certain growing regions. If you can't find them, you can substitute green garlic, or leave them out - the salad is still great!

Corn on the Cob With Herb Butter
Hot corn on the cob is spread with fresh herb butter in this delicious summertime treat.

Asian Slaw
This healthy Asian slaw recipe features flavors of soy, sesame, and ginger.

Fennel and Orange Salad With Fresh Mint
Fennel and Orange Salad With Mint - Recipe for Fennel, Orange, and Fresh Mint Salad

Roasted Spring Vegetables With Garlic and Thyme
Roasted Spring Vegetables With Garlic and Thyme

Wilted Baby Spinach With Garlic
Baby spinach gets treated to a quick sauté with lots of garlic in this ultra-quick recipe.

Colcannon (Irish Potatoes with Kale and Nutmeg)
Colcannon recipes commonly call for cabbage (and copious amounts of butter). This lightened version skips the excess fat, and gets a nutrient boost from kale, another traditional -- if lesser known -- addition to the nutmeg-accented Irish potato dish.

Garlic Soy Bok Choy
Garlic accents baby bok choy in this light stir-fry.

Maple Mustard Brussels Sprouts
Maple syrup and dijon mustard glaze these delectable little Brussels sprouts.

Carrot Salad With Parsley
Bring a taste of spring to the table all year round with this crunchy carrot salad, accented with fresh parsley.

Balsamic Tomato Salad
This simple salad of tomatoes, garlic, balsamic vinegar and olive oil absolutely bursts with flavor. It's a good way to rescue lackluster supermarket tomatoes, though it's best when made with succulent vine-ripe summer tomatoes.

Broccoli Raab With Garlic & Hot Pepper
Garlic and a touch of hot pepper perfectly complement broccoli raab in this simple preparation.

Chile-Spiced Pecan & Apple Salad
Spicy-sweet candied pecans and crisp apples top refreshing romaine in this delicious salad. Finished with a Maple-Cider Vinaigrette, it's a great counterpoint to heavy fall and winter meals.

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