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Salade Niçoise

Ingredients 1 head bibb or Boston lettuce 1 12-ounce can or jar imported tuna in olive oil 12 small new potatoes, cooked until tender and halved 1 cup green beans, ends trimmed and cooked until tender ½ red bell pepper, seeded and julienned 1 6-ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained 2 firm ripe tomatoes, quartered…

Parsley and Romaine Salad

I sometimes use parsley as a salad green, adding the leaves whole or cutting them into chiffonade, as I do in this delicate salad. You can dress it with a vinaigrette, or with a simpler combination of 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. Ingredients 1 cup (tightly packed) flat-leaf parsley…

Braised Lettuce

Ingredients 8 well-rounded heads bibb or Little Gem lettuce 8 tablespoons unsalted butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper Juice of 1/2 lemon Nutritional Information Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings) 250 calories; 23 grams fat; 14 grams saturated fat; 0 grams trans fat; 6 grams monounsaturated fat; 1 gram polyunsaturated fat; 8 grams carbohydrates;…

Bang Bang Turkey

Here, Thanksgiving leftovers head East. This fast-assembled salad is nothing more than shredded turkey under a satay-like sauce of peanut butter, chile bean and Chinese vinegar, with some shredded lettuce and chopped cucumbers. It’s gloriously wolfable and easy as well. Ingredients For the Bang Bang sauce: 2 tablespoons peanut oil 2 teaspoons sesame oil 3…

Black-Eyed Pea Fritters

The chef Pierre Thiam puts a twist on these traditional Senegalese accara, or black-eyed pea fritters. They are sold on street corners throughout West Africa, usually on fresh baguettes as a sandwich. But Mr. Thiam treats them a bit like falafel and stuffs them into fresh pita bread instead. The spicy pickled carrots he uses…

Green Papaya Salad

In Isan (and the rest of Thailand), green papaya salad is called som tum, with “som” meaning “sour” and “tum” referring to the pounding sound of the large pestle used to crush ingredients. It is eaten by itself as a snack, or with marinated grilled beef and chicken. Ingredients 1 large or 2 small cloves…

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