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Radically Simple: Bring on Spring

Johnny Autry
Simple yet radically sophisticated, bring springtime's sunny-fresh flavors to the table with this vibrant dish.

By the time March arrives, most of us are ready to move past winter's last gray days into springtime's sunny-fresh flavors. Trouble is, much of the country is still firmly planted in winter, and hearty root vegetables (delicious as they are) dominate the plate. Here's a great way to coax spring flavors out of select year-round ingredients: Combine bright lemons, peppery arugula, and tender green onions for a sort of luscious compote that can be used to accompany salmon. It's a light, fresh dinner that's fantastically easy and fast to make.