Archive for the ‘Salads’ Category

Lentil Salad

1 cup dried lentils 1 cup diced carrots 1 cup diced red onions 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup diced celery 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil|In a saucepan combine lentils, carrots, onion, […]

Deli Potato Salad

6 to 10 potatoes, boiled, cooled and cut in chunks 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1/2 lb. salami, ham, or other favorite deli meat, cut in chunks 3 dill pickles, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 apples, cored and chopped 3 tbsp. mayonnaise 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar salt and fresh ground pepper to taste paprika|Mix […]

Fruit Salad with Champagne Sauce

1 cup kiwi, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch cubes 1 cup figs, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch cubes 1 cup grapes, sliced in half 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced in half 1 cup fresh raspberries 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 cup Champagne|Heat broiler to its highest setting. Divide the cut […]

Hungarian Cucumber Salad

2−3 cucumbers, sliced 2 teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 clove garlic, minced 4 fresh green onions, diced 1 cup thick sour cream 1/4 teaspoon paprika|Slice cucumbers thinly into bowl; sprinkle with salt, mix. Set aside for 1 hour. Mix vinegar, water, sugar, […]

Spicy Pecan Salad

1 heart of romaine lettuce red onion 1/8 cup crumbles blue cheese 2 oz. spicy pepper pecans (chopped) 4 teaspoons raspberry vinaigrette (per serving) Spicy Pepper Pecans: 2 oz. or 1/2 cup of chopped pecans 3 teaspoons dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper|Toss romaine lettuce with raspberry vinaigrette and divide evenly on salad plates. […]

Watergate Salad

2 pkg (4-serving size each) Jell-O Pistachio Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling 2 cans (20 oz each) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained 2 cups Jet-Puffed Miniature Marshmallows 1 cup chopped Planters Pecans 3 cups (8 oz tub) thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping|MIX dry pudding mix, pineapple, marshmallows and pecans in large bowl until well […]

Simple Salad Dressing

1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil 1/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon sale 1/4 teaspoon pepper Salad greens and vegetables of your choice|Combine the first six ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake until blended. Store in the refrigerator. Shake before serving; drizzle over salad. […]

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 […]