Salads and Dressings Recipes

French Dressing

Ingredients 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 ketchup 1/2 salad oil 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened (optional) Directions Combine first 5 ingredients in pint jar; shake well and let sit several hours before using. Cream cheese may be added to dressing just before serving, if desired.

Wilted Endive Salad

Ingredients 1 large head endive, washed and separated 5 slices bacon, fried, drained and crumbled, drippings reserved 1 onion, thinly sliced 1/4 bacon drippings 1/2 sugar (less if desired) 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 vinegar water, if needed to thin (optional) Directions Toss endive with bacon and onion slices. Combine bacon drippings, sugar, salt, vinegar and […]

Quaker Coleslaw

Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cider vinegar 1/4 water 1/2 sugar 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 (8 oz.) carton commercial sour cream 1 medium cabbage, shredded Directions Combine first 7 ingredients in top of double boiler; bring water to boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until mixture thickens. […]

Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 2 cans black beans, rinsed 1 red pepper, diced 1 yellow pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 can corn, drained 1 tablespoon parsley or cilantro 4 tablespoons lime juice, or more to taste 1/4 olive oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin, or more to taste salt and pepper Directions Combine all […]

Tuna Macaroni Salad Recipe

Ingredients 1 uncooked elbow macaroni 1 teaspoon salt 1 qt. water 1/2 green onion, chopped 1 red, orange, and/or yellow bell peppers, seeded, de-stemmed and chopped 1/4 fresh parsley, chopped, packed 2 cans tuna, packed in water, drain water out and add 2-3 tablespoons olive oil. 2 stalks celery, chopped juice of 1/2 lemon, freshly […]

Egg Salad Pockets

Ingredients 3 tablespoons sour cream 1/4 teaspoon fresh dill weed or 1/8 teaspoon dried dill weed 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped 4 thin cucumber slices 4 thin tomato slices 2 whole wheat pita breads, cut in half Directions Put sour cream and dill weed into bowl. Stir until ingredients are well blended. Add eggs and gently […]

Asparagus Egg Salad Brunch

Ingredients 1 lb. medium-sized asparagus 6 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh dill, coarsely chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/3 prepared mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard toasted slices of bread (optional) Directions Cut tips off asparagus, about 1-inch long (you should have 1/2 cup). Save remaining stalks for another recipe. […]

Asparagus Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 s asparagus, cut 1 small shell pasta Italian dressing carrots, sliced in thin circles onions, diced sweet red peppers, diced 1 teaspoon oregano Directions Cook small shell pasta as directed on package. Rinse, drain and allow to cool. Add other ingredients and mix together thoroughly. Marinate about 8 hours.

Asparagus Salad

Ingredients 4 ozs. fresh asparagus spears 4 ozs. tomatoes 4 ozs. baby potatoes 2 ozs. fresh corn 2 tablespoons spinach sauce salt Directions Slice tomatoes. Boil and peel baby potatoes. Take pan and place asparagus spears inside; then pour boiling hot water over them. Add salt to water and allow to simmer about 12 minutes. […]

Salad With Blue Cheese & Walnuts

Ingredients 2 s mixed salad greens 1/4 chopped walnuts, toasted 2 tablespoons blue cheese, crumbled Dressing: 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/8 white wine vinegar 1/8 olive oil 3 small garlic cloves finely minced or pressed. salt & pepper to taste one or two drops of hot sauce Directions Toss salad greens, walnuts and blue […]

Pea Salad

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas, thawed and drained 1/2 coarsely chopped cashew nuts 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 onion, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 sour cream 1/2 celery, diced Mix and chill. Very good served with lamb or ham. spring salad 1 (3 oz.) pkg. lemon gelatin 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. […]

Broccoli Salad

Ingredients 2 large bunches broccoli, cut bite-size 2 cups raisins 1 lb . bacon, fried crisp, crumbled 1 cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese 1/2 honey 1 small onion, diced or 1 1/2 cups green onions, chopped 2 cups sunflower nuts 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 wine vinegar 1/4 sugar Directions Combine broccoli, raisins, bacon, cheese, […]

Green And Gold Salad

Ingredients 1/2 olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided 1 clove garlic, halved 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dry mustard freshly ground black pepper 2 avocados 6 cups lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 4 cups spinach, well washed and torn into bite-size pieces 1 cup sliced […]

Sausage, Fruit & Nut Dressing

Ingredients 1 cup dried apples 12 ounces pork breakfast sausage 1 1/2 s onion, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 8 cups crumbled Herbed Cornbread (recipe follows) 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 dried apricots, chopped 1/2 chicken broth 1 tablespoon dried sage 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled Salt and black pepper, to […]

Summer Squash And Pecan Saute

Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 cup pecan halves 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced 4 small yellow summer squash, sliced 1/4? thick 4 small zucchini, sliced 1/4? thick 1 large red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into thin matchstick slices 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 […]

Cranberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients Try this for your Thanksgiving menu. 1 (10 oz.) pkg. fresh spinach, trimmed 3/4 dried cranberries 2 green onions, sliced 1/4 sugar 1 teaspoon dried minced onion 3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds 1/8 teaspoon paprika 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/4 vegetable oil 3/4 sliced almonds, toasted Directions In large salad […]

Squash Relish

Ingredients 3 lbs. yellow squash, shredded (12 cups) 4 large yellow onions, chopped 4 sweet red or green peppers, finely chopped 1/4 plus 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons pickling spices 2 1/2 s cider vinegar (5% acidity) 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 6 cups sugar Directions Combine squash, onions, and peppers in large bowl; toss gently. […]

Lobster Salad With Creamy Dressing

Ingredients Creamy Dressing: 3/4 olive oil 1/4 white wine vinegar 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 whipping cream 3 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard 2 green onions, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried lemon peel 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Lobster Salad: 3 lobster tails (about 8 ozs. each) 1 lb. bacon, cooked […]

Classic Italian Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) bag mixed salad greens (about 8 cups) 1 (6 oz.) pkg. grilled chicken breast strips 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1/2 red onion, sliced thin 1/2 Zesty Italian Dressing 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese Toss salad greens with chicken breast strips, tomatoes and onions in large salad bowl. Add dressing; mix lightly. Top […]

Grilled Steak And Parmesan Salad

Ingredients 1 boneless beef sirloin steak (1 lb.), 1/2 inch thick 1 cup Zesty Italian Dressing, divided 1 (10 oz.) bag mixed salad greens (about 8 cups) 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 medium yellow summer squash or zucchini, chopped 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese Directions Place steak and 1/2 cup of dressing in resealable […]


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