Wild Rice Salad with Dried Fruit and Almonds makes the perfect sweet-savory side dish! This lemony wild rice dish highlights toasted almonds, dried apricot and currant. Start by softening onion and garlic, then add lemon zest and juice. Measure in the rice, toast, then add vegetable stock and cook. Fluff, then stir in dried apricots, dried currants and toasted almonds. Enjoy at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, dinner parties and more!
Need a simple, fresh salad to serve with dinner? Mediterranean Cucumber Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes and Lemon Vinaigrette is perfect! Slice cucumbers, then toss with heirloom tomatoes in a fresh lemony vinaigrette that features fresh parsley, oregano, rosemary and thyme. Sprinkle with feta cheese to finish, and serve chilled. This salad makes a fabulous starter or side dish for a spring or summertime get-together, barbecue, Easter meal and more!
Mediterranean Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin makes an elegant centerpiece for any holiday meal! Slather beef tenderloin in a mixture of fresh herbs, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and spices, chill, then bake until medium rare. This tender cut of meat soaks up the flavors of the Mediterranean herbs as it cooks. Mediterranean Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin makes a stunning centerpiece for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthday dinners and more!
Mediterranean Scalloped Potatoes make a flavorful, cheesy side dish for a springtime get-together. Transform classic Scalloped Potatoes, made with cheddar, milk and butter, into a Mediterranean-spiced one using mountains of fresh parsley, thyme, oregano and rosemary. Layer the ingredients in a baking dish, then bake until bubbly and golden brown. The perfect Easter side dish, Mediterranean Scalloped Potatoes are best enjoyed with people you love!
Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: March 2017 includes a new favorite springtime dress, a birthday celebration, a children's book, a nail polish color and more. Swing by the blog today to get a full list of the things I adored during the month of March.
Raspberry Mango Spring Sangria sings of springtime flavors! Gather friends for this delightfully simple sangria that is oh-so-delicious, yet easy to make. In a large pitcher, muddle raspberries and mint before adding diced mango. Add lime juice and lime slices before pouring in a bottle of sauvignon blanc. Add additional raspberries and lime to the mixture, then chill refrigerator overnight. This sangria is best enjoyed cold on a hot day!