Category Archives: Salads & Soups

Roasted Beet and Chicken Salad

Roasted Beet and Chicken Salad 1 1/4 lbs. beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 5 medium beets) Olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 8 cups torn mixed salad greens 2 cups coarsely shredded cooked chicken breast 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved 1 recipe Balsamic Vinaigrette (recipe follows) 4 […]

Warm Spinach and Pear Salad

Pancetta and Shallot Vinaigrette: 8 slices pancetta (approximately 3 ounces) 3 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 3/4 cup Olio extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons Olio 25 star Balsamic from Modena 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper   […]