Salads and Dressings Recipes

Fresh Corn Salad

Ingredients 6 ears of corn OR 16 oz. pkg. frozen corn, thawed and drained 1 green or red bell pepper, chopped 1 bunch green onions, sliced 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons garlic vinegar 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Salt and […]

Lunch Box Taco Salad

Ingredients 2 cups shredded romaine or iceberg lettuce 1/4 cup chopped tomato 1/2 cup canned kidney or pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup salsa 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese 1/4 cup sour cream (regular or low fat) 1 cup tortilla chips (regular or baked) Directions In a plastic container big enough […]

Pita Bread Salad with Cucumbers, Tomatoes & Herbs

Ingredients 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, cut into small dice Salt and ground black pepper 4 pita breads, 6-inch size, several days old, torn into 1/2-inch pieces 1 pint cherry tomatoes, chopped 6 scallions, trimmed, sliced thin, including 2-inches of green 1/4 cup minced fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro or parsley leaves […]

Sparkling Fruit Salad

Ingredients 1 fresh pineapple, cut into chunks 1 (11 oz) can mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup halved fresh strawberries 1 cup halved green grapes 1 cup white wine or white grape juice 1/2 cup chilled club soda Directions In large serving bowl, combine the pineapple, oranges, strawberries and grapes. Combine wine or grape juice and […]

Mid-Summer Italian Bread Salad

Ingredients 1 clove garlic 1 (1 pound) loaf Italian bread 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup cucumber – peeled, seeded and chopped 1 cup chopped red onion 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups chopped fresh basil 1/8 cup chopped fresh thyme 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions Rub peeled clove of garlic […]

Turkey Waldorf Salad

Ingredients 1 cup cooked, cubed turkey meat 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 tart apples, cored and cubed 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon prepared Dijon-style mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt Ground black pepper to taste Directions In […]

Eastern Rice Salad

Ingredients 3/4 cup long-grain white rice 1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 cup salted cashew pieces 1 cup chopped green onions 1/2 lb. fresh bean sprouts 2 1/2 oz. fresh spinach 3 stalks celery, chopped 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup soy sauce […]

Drop Dead Delicious Tuna Salad

Ingredients 3 (7 oz) cans white tuna, drained and flaked 1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 3 stalks celery, diced 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish 1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion flakes 1/2 – 3/4 teaspoon curry powder 3 tablespoons dried parsley 1 tablespoon dried dill weed 2 pinches garlic powder Directions […]

Summer Salad

Ingredients 1 yellow squash, diced 1 zucchini, diced 3 green onions, sliced 1 carrot, cubed 1/2 green bell pepper, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1/2 cup fat free ranch dressing Salt to taste Ground black pepper to taste Directions Toss vegetables with dressing, and chill for at least 1 hour. Season with salt and black pepper, […]

Rice, Asparagus and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups water 1 cup long-grain white rice 1 pound thin asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 1 inch 1 1/2 cups English cucumber – peeled, seeded and chopped 3 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 2 1/2 tablespoons […]

Blackberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients 3 cups baby spinach, rinsed and dried 1 pint fresh blackberries 6 ounces crumbled feta cheese 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 green onion, sliced 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts (optional) 1/2 cup edible flowers (optional) Directions In large bowl, toss together baby spinach, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, green onion, and walnuts. Gently toss […]

Tangy Dill Potato Salad

Ingredients 3 pounds new potatoes, scrubbed and quartered 1/2 cup Italian-style salad dressing 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup chopped green onions 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional) 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions Bring large pot of water to boil. Add potatoes, and cook for about 10 ? 15 […]

Awesome Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) package fusili (spiral) pasta 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 lb. provolone cheese, cubed 1/4 lb. salami, cubed 1/4 lb. sliced pepperoni, cut in half 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 (10 oz.) can black olives, drained and sliced 1 (4 oz.) jar pimentos, drained and […]


Ingredients Salad 3 cups cold cooked rice 1 15.5 oz. can red beans, drained 1 large tomato, chopped 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 garlic clove, minced Dressing 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 tablespoons vinegar 2 to 3 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 […]

Corned Beef Salad

Ingredients 1 12 oz. can corned beef 1 cup diced celery 5 hard boiled eggs, diced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 sm. pkg. (4 serving size) lemon gelatin 1 cup salad dressing Directions Dissolve gelatin in 1 c. boiling water. Pour into 8 inch square pan and stir in remaining ingredients. Refrigerate till set. Serves 8. […]

Red Beet Salad

Ingredients 2 pkg. lemon gelatin 2 cups boiling water 1 1/2 cups beet juice 1 1/3 cups vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon grated onion 2 tablespoons horseradish 2 cups cooked beets, diced small 1/4 green pepper, chopped fine 1 1/2 cups celery Directions Dissolve gelatin in hot water and cool; then, add rest of […]

Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

Ingredients 2 teaspoons corn oil 1 skinless, boneless chicken breast half – cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 2 teaspoons milk 2 cups fresh spinach, stems removed 4 fresh strawberries, sliced 1 1/2 tablespoons slivered almonds Freshly ground black pepper to taste […]

Spinach and Hazelnut Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar-free strawberry preserves Freshly ground black pepper to taste 3 1/2 cups torn fresh spinach 3 1/2 cups romaine lettuce leaves 1/3 cup chopped hazelnuts 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup plain mini shredded wheat […]

Salami Asparagus Salad

Ingredients 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 2-in. strips 1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings 1/4 lb. hard salami, cut into strips 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup Domino® or C&H® Granulated Pure Cane Sugar 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup […]

Berry Tossed Salad

Ingredients 1 package (10 oz.) ready-to-serve salad greens 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons slivered almonds Creamy Raspberry Dressing: (This dressing makes a great gift!) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons plus 2 tsp. sugar 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar 1 […]


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