Tag: mint

Minty Blackberry Mojito

Minty Blackberry Mojito

The pot of fresh mint nestled in the landscaping by my front door is inspiring recipes as I walk by: mojitos, minty ice tea or lemonade, yogurt tzatziki, salsas, and a few more mojitos!

Fresh Corn & Cherry Tomato Salad

Fresh Corn & Cherry Tomato Salad

Fresh Corn & Cherry Tomato Salad Serves 4-6 3        ears sweet corn            Large bowl of water and ice 1          lb. cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes 1/4     cup each chopped fresh basil, mint and Italian parsley* 3         Tbsp. Nakano seasoned rice vinegar 1          Tbsp. canola…

Moroccan Orange & Date Salad

Moroccan Orange & Date Salad

Moroccan Orange & Date Salad Serves 6 to 8 1/2       cup Nakano seasoned rice vinegar * 2          Tbsp. olive oil 2          Tbsp. finely chopped red onion 1          Tbsp. chopped mint 1/8       tsp. ground cumin Butter lettuce 4          large navel oranges, peeled and sliced 1/3       cup chopped…

Asian Persuasion Summer Salads

Asian Persuasion Summer Salads

Thai Rice Salad with Three Herbs Makes 8 servings. 1/2  cup seasoned rice vinegar 2     tablespoons peanut oil 1     tablespoon soy sauce 1     tablespoon packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon hot chili oil, optional 4     cups cooked short grain brown rice* 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1     medium cucumber, seeded and sliced…

Chicken Lettuce Bundles with Sesame-Herb Dressing

Chicken Lettuce Bundles with Sesame-Herb Dressing

Chicken Lettuce Bundles with Sesame-Herb Dressing Makes 6 servings   Sesame Herb Dressing 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar, divided   Original or Roasted Garlic 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro or basil 1 teaspoon…