Laurent Tourondel, an F&W Best New Chef 1998, is the talent behind three New York City restaurants: BLT Fish, BLT Steak and BLT Prime. If he has his way, there may one day be a fourth—BLT Vegetables. Here, he shares his best ideas for fast and creative side dishes, from warm, crunchy fried green tomatoes to crisp spinach Caesar salad.

Food & Wine
June 01, 2005

Superfast

DRESSINGS

Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette Mix chopped roasted red pepper with white wine vinegar, minced garlic, chopped flat-leaf parsley, extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.

Chickpea Vinaigrette Mix coarsely mashed chickpeas with sherry vinegar, minced shallots, chopped chives and parsley, extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.

Lemon Parmesan Dressing Mix fresh lemon juice and freshly grated Parmesan cheese with mayonnaise, minced garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.

Pesto Vinaigrette Mix pesto sauce with white wine vinegar, extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.

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