Friday, October 15, 2010

The Last of Summer's Salad Days....and a Contest and Prize!!

 The homegrown tomatoes might be dwindling from the markets but the deliciously fresh greens from Fresh Express in their new artisanal salad mixes can grace our table with delicious salads throughout fall and winter.  Don't forget the demonstrations in your local supermarkets this weekend, October 16 and 17.  Go to Fresh Express to print out a dollar off coupon.  And, let the delicious fun begin because.....there's a recipe contest involved.    

Here's what you do:  Use the Fresh Express salad mixes in your own way and send me the recipe.  You can post it in the comment section of my blog or e-mail it to me (the address is on my comment page).  The contest starts on October 18 and ends on October 31, 2010.  Fresh Express is furnishing the prize:  A $25 AmEx Gift Card.  

I'm not eligible but here's my latest Fresh Express offering.


GARDEN SALAD ON NAAN

Brush the naan with a little olive oil and put under the broiler to just heat through

For the salad, I used the Fresh Express Sierra Crisp Herb blend and added a mixture of heirloom tomatoes, kirby cucumbers, and thinly sliced red onions.  The dressing is a simple drizzle of olive oil and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, both to taste, as well as salt and pepper

Start with the naan, add thinly sliced fresh mozzarella and pop under the broiler until the cheese slighly melts.  Top with the salad mixture, act like it's still a sunny summer day and enjoy!