YOU CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT THIS!

I’m a HUGE fan of salads…..I could eat them every.single.day. during Summer (and, all winter long as well….to be truthful). I’ve been trying to find a way to make my salads stick with me a bit longer. I’ve tried all of the obvious methods…protein, extra crunch and great dressings. But, try as I might, the old salad holds me for about 2 hours. Then, I’m back to eating again! And again……more on this later…..

So, when I read about this tricky little option (@food52) … I decided to give it a try. I made a mixed greens and kale salad with assorted veggies and a homemade Tahini Dressing (I wish I could put this stuff on EVERTHING!) Don’t blame me if this turns into an addiction…..

Here is the secret weapon:

It’s called Ricotta Spoonable and it just makes your salad sing with deliciousness. Here is how you make it.

PREP TIME 1 HOUR 10 MINS MAKES: 2 CUPS

  • 2 cups whole-milk ricotta, drained if there’s liquid
  • large lemon, or more to taste
  • 3 tablespoons minced shallots, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1/2 teaspoon fleur de sel or ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup  minced mixed fresh herbs, such as dill, parsley, tarragon, thyme, cilantro and/or basil

YOU place the Ricotta Spoonable in the bottom of your salad bowl – swirl it around so it’s pretty even. Then add your greens and mix.

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW AND TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK OF THIS. DID IT KEEP YOU FULL LONGER?

TAHINI DRESSING:

1/4 Cup olive oil

3 T tahini

1 Lemon, squeezed

3 – 5 T filtered water

1 tsp minced garlic (I use fresh)

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

Blend all ingredients together in blender (chill if you like) and pour on your salad.

EAT WELL,

xoxo, Rosanna
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