Tangy, quick-pickled onions complement an irresistible vegan ranch dressing. Use extra pickled onions on tacos, sandwiches or in a grain-based salad. They will last up to two weeks in the refrigerator.
Israeli couscous, also known as pearl couscous, is a toasted pasta developed in Israel in the 1950s when rice was scarce. The texture is firm and chewy with a mild flavor, making it an excellent foundation for any bowl or soup.
Use this recipe as a template for one-bowl summer lunch salads with the same dressing and bread, but varying salad ingredients; try adding leftover veggies, like roasted corn kernels.For vegetarian protein alternatives, replace tuna with cooked beans or diced, fresh mozzarella cheese.
This raw tangle of vegetables, noodles, and a barely-there dressing is my upgrade on a fresh spring roll but in salad format. The whole mess is quite refreshing and zingy but as comforting as the inside of a fresh spring roll.