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Blackened Catfish with Summer Couscous and Heirloom Tomato Vinaigrette

By Marcus Samuelsson | September 7, 2016

Blackened Catfish with Summer Couscous and Heirloom Tomato Vinaigrette. Recipe by Marcus Samuelsson.

Blackened Catfish with Summer Couscous and Heirloom Tomato Vinaigrette. Recipe by Marcus Samuelsson.

I created this summer-inspired recipe for Taste of Tennis this past August. I was cooking with Rafael Nadal, and he requested something healthy, so I decided to pair couscous with catfish cooked in olive oil, and it was a huge hit.  Try this dish when you can get fresh heirloom tomatoes from your local farmers market. The couscous is delicious with other proteins as well like chicken or shrimp.

Central Market Heirloom Tomato Salad Recipe

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 17, 2012

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Photo: Michael Napoleon

The first Central Market opened in Austin, Texas in 1994 and was soon deemed “an amusement park for food lovers.” Since then, the company has grown to have a total of nine stores in Texas. On the Yes, Chef book tour, Marcus will be demoing recipes at Central Market’s cooking schools in Dallas, Austin and Houston, respectively on July 17, 18 and 19. At Central Market, foodies can find high-quality ingredients for their own cooking or restaurant-quality prepared food to take home. Perfect for July, we got their amazing Summer Heirloom Tomato Salad recipe. Bright in color with all kinds of heirloom tomatoes, and in flavor with fresh basil and parsley, it’s the perfect dish to bring to an outdoor barbeque or side for a quick weeknight meal.

Photo: Michael Napoleon

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