Salads and Dressings Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Mock Caesar

Ingredients 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 4 cups torn Romaine lettuce 1/4 Caesar salad croutons 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese Directions In bowl, combine first 5 ingredients; mix well. In large bowl, combine lettuce and dressing; toss to […]

Tofu Pesto Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1/4 slivered almonds 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 3 cups spinach leaves 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 (12.3 oz.) pkg. silken, soft tofu, drained 1 cup soybean oil 1/4 balsamic vinegar 1/4 grated Romano cheese 1/4 soy sour cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions In blender or food processor, […]

Tofu Pesto Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1/4 slivered almonds 2 tablespoons chopped, sun-dried tomatoes 3 cups spinach leaves 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 (12.3-ounce) package silken, soft tofu, drained 1 soybean oil 1/4 balsamic vinegar 1/4 grated Romano cheese 1/4 soy sour cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions In blender or food processor, finely chop […]

Molded Chicken Salad

Ingredients 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. lemon gelatin Prepare gelatin with hot water as directed, chill until syrupy, then beat and add: 1 cup whipping cream, whipped 1 cup celery, diced 2 cups boiled chicken, cut up (half dark meat and half white meat) 3 hard-cooked eggs, cut up 1/2 lb. pimiento cheese, cut up 1/2 […]

Hot Egg Salad

Ingredients 4 Kaiser rolls 1 (9 oz.) pkg. Hollandaise sauce mix 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 1/4 s water 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 cups fresh asparagus, cut into pieces, cooked and drained 1/2 lean ham, chopped 4 ozs. sliced mushrooms, drained well if using canned 4 hard-cooked eggs, sliced Directions Cut 1/2-inch off tops of […]

Main Dish Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 lbs. potatoes 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 lb. rump veal (or lean pork) 1 large onion 1 pimiento salt and pepper to taste whipped salad dressing 1 head lettuce Directions Cook peeled potatoes, cool and dice. Mix in celery. Cook veal, cool, and dice. Grind onion and dice pimiento. Add with veal to […]

Cream Cheese Substitute

Ingredients 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 4 tablespoons margarine 1 tablespoons skim milk Directions Combine all ingredients in blender and mix until smooth and creamy and keep refrigerated. Two tablespoons of cream cheese has 99 calories and 9.9 grams of fat. The substitute has 17 calories and 1.1 grams of fat.


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