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10 Appetizers & Salads Recipes for People on a Budget

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Planning a party? Need something quick and delicious to start off a meal? Whatever you are planning if you need delicious Appetizers or Salads to start off your meal course then this place is the place to be. Search and start cooking away!Tartines: Fig & Ricotta
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1. Tartines: Fig & Ricotta
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We're honoring fig season (one of our favorite times of the year) with a fresh fig & ricotta tartine. This is a great seasonal breakfast or snack that's only 5 ingredients!
2. Moroccan Fava Beans with Charmoula
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Today, my really good friend Mhamed, from Morocco, is showing us how to make a wonderful Moroccan appetizer: "Fava Mcharmel" which is fava beans cooked in a spiced sauce. It is a super easy recipe that will make you fall in love with both cooking and Moroccan food once you have tried it!
3. Kefta Bel Harsh - Moroccan Meatballs with Rice
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Moroccan cuisine has various meatball dishes. The most popular one is "Kefta bMatecha" which is meatballs cooked in a tomato sauce topped is eggs. Today, I am going to show you how to make a unique meatball dish from Rabt, the capital of Morocco, and my city! It's called "Kefta Bel Harsh" which is meatballs rolled with rice and cooked in a savory sauce. This is a super easy delicious dish that I hope you will share with your family and friends! Enjoy!
4. How to Make a Fancy Rice Salad!
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We have a Moroccan saying "The eyes eat first", which means a dish has to be both appetizing to the eyes as well as the palate. Today I am going to show you how to make your rice salad look like a star!
5. Turkish Grated Carrot & Yogurt Salad
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Learn how to make a typical salad from Turkish cuisine, using sautéed carrots and yogurt. This dish is a great accompaniment to grilled meats, barbecue, fish, quiche and also makes a great dip with crusty French bread. Executive Chef Geoff Rigby shares his favorite salad in this Grokker Premium video.
6. Cool Caribbean Prawn and Watermelon Salad
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Each mouthful of this salad encapsulates the Caribbean. With freshness and juicy prawns in abundance you'll be dying to have more. Don't just take our word for it, join chef Mark Rigby as he shows you how create this simple, juicy dish in this Grokker Premium video.
7. Colorful Sicilian Salad
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The beauty of this dish is that not only is it Sicilian, but it brings out the influence of Arab traditions in Sicilian Cooking. This is a perfect salad for a spring or summer picnic, and also wonderful to use for Christmas Eve ("La Vigilia") because of the vibrant colors of the ingredients. Arugula (or rocket), fennel root, toasted pine nuts, pomegranate, red onion, orange and grapefruit combine with a tangy dressing for a sweet and sour combination. Italian cooking expert Chef Joanne Cooke guides you through this Grokker Premium Video recipe step by step giving helpful tips along the way.
8. Light and Crunchy Jicama & Papaya Salad
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Fresh and light this refreshing salad provides the perfect balance to the heaviness of a BBQ meal. Featuring the sweetness of papaya, the citrus notes of lime, and the crunch of jicama, this is not your average coleslaw. Grilling Expert Doc Ward shares a uniquely flavorful recipe in this Grokker Premium video, part of his Grilling series.
9. Chorizo and Potato salad
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Smokey and sumptuous. This savoury Spanish salad is perfect for those long summer days and a great accompaniment to a tangy Sangria. Follow Sage Russell in this Grokker Premium video as he takes you through his simple steps to perfect this zesty, pungent and delicious salad.
10. Crab, Avocado and Rocket Salad
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Mark Rigby showcases his stunning white crabmeat, with a simple salad of tomato, rocket & creamy avocado. Mark adds a twist in this Grokker Premium Video by using the brown meat in the dressing to elevate this dish to a league of its own.
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