Salads and Dressings Recipes

Curried Chicken and Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 oz. packaged dried elbow macaroni or tiny tube macaroni (ditalini) 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken (about 8 ozs) 1 cup coarsely chopped apple 1/3 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 1/3 cup plain yogurt 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup cashews […]

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Ingredients 1 grapefruit* 1 small red onion, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon flaxseed oil juice from one lime 1 tablespoon chopped dill 1 ripe avocado 1 head Romaine lettuce 2 tablespoons croutons** Directions Section grapefruit* into a salad bowl with minced onion, dill, oils and lime juice and refrigerate for an hour. Chop […]

Black Bean & Corn Salad

Ingredients 1/2 cup black beans, cooked 1 cup frozen corn 1 medium onion 1 red bell pepper 5 cloves garlic 1/4 cup chopped, fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon water Juice of one lemon, one lime, one orange Directions Sauté pepper, garlic and onion for 3 minutes in olive oil and water. Mix […]

Black Bean & Corn Salad

Ingredients 1/2 cup black beans, cooked 1 cup frozen corn 1 medium onion 1 red bell pepper 5 cloves garlic 1/4 cup chopped, fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon water Juice of one lemon, one lime, one orange Directions Sauté pepper, garlic and onion for 3 minutes in olive oil and water. Mix […]

OHIO?S BEST POTATO SALAD

Ingredients 1-1/4 pound Yukon Gold potatoes 5 pieces (6 ounces) thick sliced bacon 10 (each 2-1/4 ounce) ramps (wild leeks), substitute any leeks, scallions or onions 4 ounces baby cucumbers 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup canola oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions Wash potatoes, then boil in water until […]

POTATO POKE SALAD

Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds boiled potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/4 cup minced onion 1/4 cup minced green onion 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons lightly crumbled seaweed 1 tablespoon ground kukui (candle nuts*) 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 1 lemon 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 8 leaves […]

Fresh Zucchini Toss

Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 cups zucchini, coarsely shredded 1 head iceberg lettuce, cored, rinsed and torn into pieces* 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup seasoned croutons 1 cup grape tomatoes or […]

Mexican Salad Cumin Dressing

Ingredients 1/4 cup vinegar 3 tablespoons honey 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Mix all ingredients well; set aside. Salad 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2×1/2 inch strips 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 16 oz. pkg. frozen sweet corn or fresh corn from […]

Almond Chicken with Honey Lime Sauce

Ingredients 2 whole, boneless, skinless chicken breasts, halved 2 tablespoons flour 1 egg 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup finely ground almonds 3/4 cup corn flake crumbs, crushed 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup apple juice Juice of 1 lime 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 cup honey Directions Place chicken breasts between […]

Asian Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 tablespoons sliced almonds 2 tablespoons unsalted sunflower seed kernels 1 (8-ounce) package Chinese noodles, crumbled (such as ka-me) 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1/3 cup less-sodium beef broth 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cup chopped green onions 1 (10-ounce) package angel […]

Sparkling Fruit Salad

Ingredients 2 3-ounce packages favorite flavor gelatin 1 1/4 boiling water 3 cups fresh watermelon cubes or balls 2 cups fresh cantaloupe cubes or balls 3 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 2 cups fresh blueberries Directions Stir gelatin and boiling water in medium bowl until completely dissolved. Pour into 8? square pan; refrigerate until firm, about […]

Greek-Style Beet Salad

Ingredients 1 jar (16 oz.) whole pickled beets, drained 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved 1/2 pound medium cooked shrimp, peeled, tails removed 1/2 cup seeded, chopped cucumber 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill Prepared vinaigrette dressing Directions Cut well-drained beets into quarters. Combine beets and olives in medium bowl. Top […]

Caribbean Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients 1 large russet potato, peeled and quartered 1 large sweet potato, peeled and quartered 1 cup corn 1 teaspoon prepared Dijon-style mustard 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cucumber, halved lengthwise and chopped […]

Creamy Cherry Tomato Salad with Fresh Basil, Corn and Onion

Ingredients 2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved Salt, to taste 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 3 cups fresh corn kernels 1/4 cup torn basil leaves 1 small red onion, quartered and thinly sliced 1/2 cup raisins Salt and pepper to taste Directions Suggestions: Could omit […]

Steak and German Potato Salad

Ingredients 1 can (15 oz.) German potato salad 2 tablespoons coarse ground Dijon-style mustard 1/2 lb. boneless top sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick 1 bag (10 oz.) hearts of romaine lettuce Directions Stir mustard through potato salad in bowl; set aside. Heat medium nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place steak in skillet […]

B.L.T. Salad with Basil Mayo Dressing

Ingredients 1/2 pound bacon 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 4 slices French bread, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 lb. romaine lettuce – rinsed, dried, and torn into bite-size pieces 1 pint cherry tomatoes, […]

B.L.T. Salad with Basil Mayo Dressing

Ingredients 1/2 pound bacon 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 4 slices French bread, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 pound romaine lettuce – rinsed, dried, and torn into bite-size pieces 1 pint cherry tomatoes, […]

Easy Seven Layer Vegetable Salad

Ingredients 1 head lettuce, torn into small pieces 1 (10 ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 12 slices bacon 1 1/2 cups small cauliflower florets 1/2 cup chopped celery 2 cups mayonnaise 3 tablespoons white sugar 4 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Place bacon in large, deep skillet. Cook […]

Colby Cobb Salad

Ingredients For the dressing: 2 cups fat-free plain yogurt, divided 4 large basil leaves 1/4 cup parsley, stems removed 2 tablespoons chopped chives 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon honey 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/4 teaspoon additional pepper (optional) For the salad: 8 cups chopped romaine […]

Colby Cobb Salad

Ingredients For dressing: 2 cups fat-free plain yogurt, divided 4 large basil leaves 1/4 cup parsley, stems removed 2 tablespoons chopped chives 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon honey 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/4 teaspoon additional pepper (optional) For salad: 8 cups chopped romaine lettuce (1 […]

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