Antipasto, which means "before food" in Italian, is a salad-like appetizer consisting of various fresh and pickled vegetables, cheeses, and rolled or sliced meats. For vegetarian antipasto, you can either substitute mock meat products or leave them out altogether.
Arugula isn't to everyone's taste, as it has a slightly spicy, peppery flavor. For those who can't get enough of it, this salad with toasted pine nuts will hit the spot.
Asparagus, olives, mint, bell pepper, and onion - a nice mix for a summer salad.
Or fall salad, if you prefer. A colorful and flavorful salad to enjoy when the weather changes and the leaves begin to fall.
This is one of the simplest salads ever, and it's absolutely delicious.
When you cook your own beans, they are one of the healthiest things out there, and they are delicious with just a pinch of salt. They are also wonderful paired with feta and toasted walnuts, as in this simple bean salad.
I hated beets when I was a kid, but then as an adult I discovered that they don't come from cans. Fresh beets are packed with flavor, and this French beet salad couldn't be easier to make.
If you like bell peppers, this beautiful salad made of roasted green and red bell peppers from North Africa (Morocco and Tunisia) will be a real treat.