Stir-Fried Lettuce

Stir-Fried Lettuce

TOTAL TIME: 15 MINUTES
SERVINGS: 4

Recipe courtesy of Food

Recipe courtesy of Food

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 head fresh iceberg lettuce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine or 1 teaspoon dry sherry
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
  • 3 fresh garlic cloves, peeled and minced

DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and dry lettuce. Tear or cut into pieces a bit bigger than bite sized. Separate leaves and discard core.
  • In a small bowl mix soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar. Set aside.
  • Place 14 inch wok or 12 inch frying pan on medium-high heat. When hot, add the salad oil and garlic. Stir fry until the garlic begins to take a little color.
  • Add lettuce and stir fry until slightly limp but still somewhat crisp.
  • Stir in the soy sauce mixture and toss well. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve at once and enjoy!

BLT Salad

BLT Salad

PREHEAT OVEN TO 375*F
PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME: 20 MINUTES
SERVINGS: 6

Recipe courtesy of My Recipes

Recipe courtesy of My Recipes

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/2 cups cubed white bread
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 12 ounce fresh romaine lettuce hearts, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds assorted fresh Alabama tomatoes, sliced
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375*F.
  • Prepare Croutons: toss together bread, melted butter, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Place on a baking sheet, and bake 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from oven, set aside.
  • Prepare Dressing: combine shalllot and vinegar in a medium mixing bowl, and let standing for 5 minutes. Whisk in buttermilk and next 5 ingredinets.
  • Make Salad: Arrange romaine lettuce hearts onto a serving platter. Top with sliced tomatoes and chopped bacon, and drizzle with 3 tablespoon of dressing. Add croutons, parsley, and basil.
  • Serve immediately with remaining dressing on the side.
  • Enjoy!