Don't forget the vegetarians on your next picnic. This sandwich piles high crunchy cucumber, carrot, and radish and pairs them with creamy goat cheese, avocado, and sprouts for a sandwich that will please veggie-eaters from the West coast to the East coast.
Note: These recipes have been adapted from 'Nobu: The Cookbook' by Nobuyuki Matsuhisa. Copyright 2001 by Nobuyuki Matsuhisa. Reprinted by permission of Kodansha International and Kodansha America, Inc.
Ranch pairs up well with sturdy lettuces, not delicate ones, which droop under its heft. Ours also makes a refreshing dip for blanched vegetables such as these mixed beans. Learn how to blanch vegetables.