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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. […]

Squash Salad With Buttermild Dressing

Ingredients 8 ozs. yellow summer squash, julienned 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges 1/3 broccoli stems, julienned 1/4 buttermilk 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon curry powder 2 cups shredded red cabbage Directions Steam squash until tender, about 12 minutes. Transfer to large bowl. Add tomatoes and broccoli. In small bowl, whisk […]

Ozark Salad

Ingredients 1/2 head Romaine lettuce 1/2 head Iceberg lettuce 1/4 red onion, sliced into thin rings 1/4 red sweet pepper, finely chopped 1/4 pitted ripe black olives, cut up 1/4 crumbled Feta cheese Sherry Wine Vinaigrette Directions Cut Romaine and Iceberg lettuces into 1-inch pieces. In large salad bowl, toss together Romaine and Iceberg lettuces, […]

California Sweet Onion Salad

Ingredients 2 sweet onions, peeled and diced 2 large fresh tomatoes (or 4 medium tomatoes), peeled and diced 4 tomatillos, minced 2 serrano chiles, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 1/2 fresh cilantro, finely chopped 4 fresh limes, juice only 3 cups cooked black beans 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon […]

Curried Rice Salad

Ingredients 1 cup long grain rice, cooked 1/2 celery, chopped 1/4 green onions, finely chopped 1/4 sweet red onion, chopped 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted 1/4 Italian dressing 2 teaspoons vinegar 1 teaspoon curry powder Directions Combine rice, celery, green onions, red pepper and almonds in medium bowl. Combine Italian dressing with vinegar and curry […]

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 […]

Turkey And Walnut Salad

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 (16 oz.) pkg. turkey tenderloins 1/2 toasted walnut halves 1/2 green seedless grapes, cut in half 1/4 celery, diced 1 small carrot, finely diced 1/4 red onion, finely chopped 1/4 low calorie Thousand Island dressing or herb vinaigrette lettuce leaves Directions Preheat grill to medium. Brush tenderloins with olive […]

Sea Shell Salad

Ingredients 1 (1 lb.) box medium sea shell macaroni or large sea shell macaroni 1 can tomato soup 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 (4 oz.) jar pimientos 3/4 sugar 3/4 cooking oil 3/4 cider vinegar salt and pepper Directions Mix all ingredients except macaroni in 3 quart glass covered […]

Patio Potato Salad

Ingredients 1/2 milk 1/3 sugar 1 egg 1/4 vinegar 4 tablespoons margarine 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 onion, chopped 1/4 mayonnaise 7 medium potatoes, cooked and diced 3 eggs, hard-boiled, chopped Directions Combine first 9 ingredients in medium saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, […]

Rotini Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. rotini noodles, cooked 1 ping mayonnaise 1 cup water 1/2 vinegar 1 cup sugar 1 medium onion, chopped fine 1 cup celery, chopped fine 1/2 teaspoon tumeric spice salt and pepper to taste Directions Mix all ingredients well in large bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Stir well before using. Dressing will be […]

Strawberry Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1/2 mayonnaise 2 tablespoons prepared chutney 1 teaspoon grated lime peel 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 cups diced, cooked chicken 1 cup celery, sliced 1/4 red onion, chopped 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced 4 fresh whole strawberries for garnish lettuce leaves Directions In large bowl, mix mayonnaise, […]

Potato Salad For 25

Ingredients 25 medium potatoes, cooked, chilled, pared and sliced 3 1/2 s celery, thinly sliced 1 1/2 s Bermuda onion, finely chopped 1 cup sweet pickles, chopped 6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped 4 cups salad dressing 1 cup French dressing 1/4 parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons salt leaf lettuce cherry tomatoes, optional Directions Combine first 5 ingredients […]

Asparagus Salad With Lime Aioli

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. large asparagus, trimmed salt, as needed 1/2 mayonnaise 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped 2 hard-cooked eggs, roughly chopped 3 tablespoons green onion, thinly sliced Directions Put asparagus into large skillet of salted, boiling water. Return to boil; boil […]

Melon With Sweet Lime Dressing

Ingredients 3 cups cantaloupe, cubed 3 cups honeydew, cubed 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon fresh mint, chopped Directions In large bowl, combine cantaloupe and honeydew. In small bowl, combine orange marmalade, lime juice, honey and mint; mix well. Pour over fruit and toss gently to coat. Serve […]


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