Archive for the ‘Salads’ Category

Spicy Fruit Salad

1 − 16 ounce can of peaches 2 − 3 inch long cinnamon sticks 3/4 teaspoon of allspice 2 large navel oranges 2 large pink grapefruits 1 small pineapple 2 pints of strawberries 3 kiwi fruits 2 tablespoons of crystallized ginger root|Drain syrup from the peaches into a small saucepan. Place peaches in a large […]

Grilled Caribbean Chicken Salad

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1/2 cup teriyaki marinade (store bought) 4 cups chopped iceberg lettuce 4 cups chopped green leaf lettuce 1 cup chopped red cabbage 5.5 oz. can pineapple chunks in juice, drained tortilla chips PICO DE GALLO: 2 medium tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup diced spanish onion 2 tsps. chopped fresh jalapeno […]

Mushroom Antipasto Pasta Salad

4 cups pasta, cold, cooked 2 cups white mushrooms, sliced 1 cup roasted red peppers, chopped 1 cup salami, cut into bite−size pieces 1 cup provolone cheese, cut into bite−size pieces 1 jar (6 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts, (with liquid) 1/4 cup Italian dressing salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil|To the […]

Sugar Snap Salad

4 cups bibb (or butter) lettuce 4 cups sugar snap peas, string removed 3 tablespoons minced shallots 4 teaspoons sherry vinegar salt and black pepper, to taste 7 teaspoons extra−virgin olive oil 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh basil 3 tablespoons chopped italian flat leaf parsley|Wash and dry the lettuce and tear into bite−sized pieces. Make […]

Poached Chicken and Walnut Salad

2 whole chicken breasts (with skin on and bone in) 1 celery stalk 1 onion, sliced 6 peppercorns chicken broth 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup walnuts mixed greens: watercress, arugula, red leaf lettuce, radicchio|Place chicken breasts in pan or skillet. Add celery, onion and peppercorns. Add enough broth […]

Zucchini Slaw

6 medium zucchini, grated (1 1/2 lbs) 2 teaspoons salt 1 large carrot, grated 1 sweet red pepper, julienned 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 stalk celery, julienned 2 tablespoons each chopped fresh dill and parsley Dressing: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon […]

Rice Salad

3 cups cold cooked rice 1/2 cup cooked peas 1/2 cup cooked corn 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup red and green pepper, chopped 1/3 cup olive oil 6 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled salt and fresh ground pepper to taste|Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Toss with olive oil and chill overnight in refrigerator […]

Mediterranean Salad

1 medium head romaine lettuce, torn 3 small tomatoes, diced 1 medium cucumber, sliced 1 small green bell pepper, sliced 1 small onion, cut into rings 6 radishes, thinly sliced 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 garlic clove, minced Salt & pepper 1 teaspoon fresh mint, […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad

2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon dried minced onion 1 (10 ounce) bag fresh spinach − chopped, washed and dried 1 quart strawberries, sliced 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds|Whisk together the sesame seeds, […]

Turkey Macaroni Salad

8 ounces fusilli pasta, uncooked 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup yogurt 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper 3 cups (1 pound) cubed, cooked turkey 1 cup chopped celery|Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, yogurt, […]