Salads and Dressings Recipes

Quick and Easy Mexican Salad

Ingredients 2 cucumbers, sliced and cubed 2 oranges, peeled and cut into small pieces 1 lemon or lime (juiced) 1/2 teaspoon chili pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Wash the cucumbers, oranges, and lemon or lime under cold water. Slice cucumbers. Peel and cut oranges into small pieces. Place cucumber and oranges in a medium size […]

Potato Salad Cha Cha Cha

Ingredients 1 1/3 pounds (4 medium) potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 1/2 tablespoons lime juice 1 1/2 tablespoons bottled mild jalapeno sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) Black beans (15 oz can), rinsed and drained Vacuum packed whole kernel corn (7 oz can), drained 1 cup […]

Feta Green Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds snap beans ? fresh, green and yellow, cut into 1-inch pieces 2/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dill weed 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup pecans, chopped 1/2 cup red onion 1 cup feta cheese Directions Place beans in […]

Three Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 15-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick-peas), rinsed and drained 1 can cut green beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 3 tablespoons oil (try olive oil) 3 tablespoons vinegar 1 large garlic clove, minced or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried basil or […]

Potato Salad

Ingredients 1-2 pounds (5 large) potatoes 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 large green or red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish or 4 small sweet pickles, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 3 hard cooked eggs, chopped 1 teaspoon mustard (any type) 3/4 cup reduced-fat (Lite) mayonnaise 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 […]

Zesty Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Ingredients 2 cans (15 oz each) black-eyed peas, drained, rinsed 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped (if you like) 1/4 cup green pepper, chopped (if you like) 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained, rinsed 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes, drained 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing Lemon pepper seasoning (if you like) […]

Cherry Grilled Sweet Pepper Salad

Ingredients 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 cups pitted fresh sweet cherries 1 cup thinly sliced sweet onion 2 each yellow and red sweet peppers, halved and seeded Directions Combine balsamic vinegar, olive […]

Sirloin Strawberry Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds top sirloin steaks 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups quartered fresh strawberries Salad mix (6 oz) 6 tablespoons toasted walnuts 1/4 cup chopped mint 1/2 cup sweet and sour dressing Salt and pepper to taste Directions Brush steaks with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill to desired doneness. […]

Strawberry Chef’s Salad

Ingredients 2/3 cup fat-free sour cream 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 scallions, sliced 2 tablespoons honey mustard Salt Black pepper, freshly ground Boston bay leaves 2 pints strawberries, hulled 2 cups assorted fruit, such as grapefruit and orange segments, pineapple chunks and kiwifruit slices 8 slices lean deli turkey breast or boiled ham 1/2 […]

Mini Toasted Open Subs with Cucumber Yogurt Dressing

Ingredients 6 sliced French rolls 1/2 cup sliced red onion 1/2 cup sliced green pepper Thinly sliced turkey breast (12 oz) 12 slices reduced-fat Cheddar or Swiss cheese 1 cup shredded lettuce 1 cup sliced Roma tomatoes For the yogurt sauce: 2 cups plain low-fat yogurt 1 cup diced cucumber 1/2 cup chopped parsley Directions […]

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