Hawaiian Pickled Beet Salad
Quick-pickled beets are topped here with a namasu (a lightly pickled vegetable salad) made with carrot, cucumber and daikon radish. Recipes like this reflect the influence of Japanese immigrants who came to Hawaii to work on the sugar plantations in the 1800s. Recipe adapted from Chef Greg Harrison, Pacific'O Restaurant.
Summer Garden Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
In summer, when your garden is producing lots of fresh vegetables and herbs, whip up this fresh and healthy salad. Crisp-tender corn and beans, crunchy cucumber, and sweet cherry tomatoes are combined in a heavenly basil vinaigrette, resulting in a gorgeous and delicious side that works well with any main dish.
Warm Black-Eyed Pea Salad
This southern-inspired black-eyed pea salad with zesty chili peppers is meant to be served warm but can also be made a day in advance and served cold. Try serving this versatile recipe as a dip with chips or crackers.
Team Colors Tomato-Pepper Salad
Bell peppers come in a variety of colors including yellow, green, orange, red, and purple. To create eye-catching contrast, mix and match the hues of the peppers you use in this chilled salad rather than just using one color.
Spicy Corn Salad
Jalapeño chile peppers add a pleasant spice to this chilled corn salad. If you like things a bit more spicy, leave in some of the seeds from the peppers.