IstockphotoThese salads from Andrew Swallow*, co-founder of eco-gourmet restaurant Mixt Greens, make getting your greens a whole lot more fun.
Mâche with Summer Lemon Cucumbers and Lychee
Tender greens, delicate mushrooms, crunchy cucumber, and fragrant lychee fruit make this an especially refreshing salad. And, with only 241 calories, it won't weigh you down.
Try this recipe: Mâche with Summer Lemon Cucumbers and Lychee
Summer Melon with Fig and Prosciutto
The luscious, fleshy fruit gives this classic combo a refreshing twist. If you can't find Sharlyn melon, use extra honeydew or cantaloupe.
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Butter Lettuce and Fresh Herbs with Maytag Blue Cheese
This salad is a clever update on the classic wedge. Serve it with grilled steak or chicken.
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Grilled Asparagus and 6-Minute Egg
This recipe calls for an aioli, which uses a raw egg. If you're pregnant or have food-safety concerns, use a pasteurized egg. And cook the other 4 eggs about 4 minutes more (total of 10 minutes) or until they are completely hard-boiled.
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Filet Mignon with Roquefort and Red Leaf
This steak-and-potatoes dish is guaranteed to make salad lovers out of the staunchest meat eaters. Calories: 441
Try this recipe: Filet Mignon with Roquefort and Red Leaf
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*Recipes adapted from MIXT SALADS Copyright © 2010 by Andrew Swallow. Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Random House, Inc.