Spring Salads to Brighten Up Any Dinner

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Spring has sprung, and with this season of flowers and showers comes a variety of bright fruits and vegetables that are bursting with flavor.

Before the Florida temperatures get too hot, make some of these spring salads that are sure to bring color to any lunch or dinner, whether they be a side dish or a healthy entree.

Spring Panzanella

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If you’re of Italian descent, you’ve probably had panzanella on your dinner table.This Italian chopped salad, usually served with tomatoes and crusty bread, is normally a popular summer dish. However, this recipe from Bon Appetit gets a twist by removing the tomatoes and replacing them with sugar snap peas and asparagus, topped off with a buttermilk dressing.

Salade Niçoise (Niçoise Salad)

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When we think of brightly colored salads, Niçoise is one of the first that comes to mind. This dish is full of seasonal vegetables like radishes, potatoes and cherry tomatoes. Seared tuna and hard-boiled eggs add the perfect pops of color and protein to round it off. Try this recipe from Fresh From Florida.

Strawberry and Blue Cheese Salad

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Strawberries really do brighten up a salad. Combined with creamy blue cheese, crunchy and buttery walnuts, and a tangy poppy seed dressing, this spinach salad from Food.com will have all your guests welcoming spring with open arms.

Farro Salad with Radishes, Snap Peas, Olives and Pecorino

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Radishes, carrots, snap peas — these are just a few of our favorite springtime vegetables. Farro brings a satisfying chew to this earthy and light dish. The sweet and tangy dressing sticks well so that this salad tastes even better the next day. You can get this recipe from Food & Wine.

Remember, you can find all the spring produce you need for salad-making at Doris Italian Market.

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    1. Yes, in our deli prepared foods case we have a variety of prepared foods, including vegetable dishes.

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