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Daytime Recipes Summer Sides

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Chef Nathan Lippy is back and joins Jerry in the kitchen for fabulous summer salads. Check out both recipes below.

Summer Tomato Salad

Recipe by Nathan Lippy

 Serves: 4

Time: 5 minutes


2 Large organic tomatoes, cut into wedges

2 plum tomatoes, sliced

a handful of heirloom grape tomatoes, cut in half

3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese

1 tablespoon fresh oregano

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon olive oil

salt and pepper


1. Combine all ingredients into a large bowl and stir delicately to incorporate. Store covered in the refrigerator until ready to serve.


Grilled Watermelon Salad 

Serves: 4

Time: 10 minutes


4, 1" thick slices of Watermelon

1 large handful baby arugula

1/2 cup goats cheese

2 teaspoons fresh thyme

1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 tablespoon Watermelon water

1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1/2 tablespoon olive oil

salt and pepper


1. Rub a touch of olive oil on each side of the sliced Watermelon. Place the slices on the hottest part of the grill and cook for 2-3 minute on each side (or until you get beautiful grill marks).

2. In a small mixing bowl, add the thyme, lemon juice, watermelon water vinegar and olive oil with a bit of salt and pepper and mix evenly to incorporate all ingredients.

3. To plate, add the sliced grilled watermelon to the center of the plate, add a small bunch of arugula over the top then add a few crumbles of goats cheese. Garnish by add a drizzle of the dressing over the top then serve.

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