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Salad Nicoise

Submitted By: John S. Makuhan from Willowick, Ohio Ingredients:   Endive lettuce-washed and chopped 1 sliced canned red beet 1 medium carrot shredded 1 handfull raisins 1 handfull chopped walnuts 1 hard boiled egg-crumbled 1 packet or 1/2 a can of tuna Ingredients for Dressing:   2 ounces of extra virgin olive oil 1 once […]

Red, White & Beef Salad

Ingredients: 1 beef Top Round Steak, cut 1 inch thick (about 1-1/2 pounds) 1 cup prepared salsa 8 cups chopped iceberg lettuce or pre-packaged iceberg lettuce mix 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed, drained 1 cup frozen corn, defrosted 1/3 cup prepared ranch dressing 1/3 cup prepared salsa 1 cup broken tortilla chips, any […]

Roasted Shallots, Tomatoes and Arugula Salad

Ingredients: 6 medium shallots, peeled, cut into fourths
 ½ cup olive oil
1 cup balsamic vinegar
 1 T. Dijon mustard
 4 medium firm, ripe, Florida tomatoes, cut into fourths
 1 cup arugula leaves
 Peppercorn mix, freshly ground Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pour 2 t. of the olive oil over the shallots and place […]

Classic Egg Salad

Ingredients: 6 HARD-BOILED EGGS, sliced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. minced onion 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/2 cup finely chopped celery Lettuce leaves Directions: Reserve 4 center egg slices for garnish, if desired. Chop remaining eggs. Mix mayonnaise, lemon juice, onion, salt and pepper in medium bowl. Add […]

Pistachio Salad

Submitted by Debra Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 1 large package instant pistachio pudding 1 large tub Cool Whip 1 20-oz. can crushed pineapple 1 cup miniature marshmallows 1 small jar maraschino cherries Directions: Mix all together and refrigerate.

Mom’s Cheese Summer Salad

Submitted by: John S. Makuhan, of Willowick Ohio Ingredients: 1 cup mozzarella and cheddar cheese, cut into 1/2 inch chunks 1 cucumber (seeded) chopped into 1/4 inch chunks Half of a Vadalia onion, finely chopped 1/2 a cup of cherry tomatoes, halved Italian salad dressing, 1/3 of cup Directions: In a large mixing bowl combine […]

Quick and Easy Baked Potato Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes 1 cup non-fat plain yogurt 1/3 cup minced onion 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives 3 tablespoons real bacon bits or pieces 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper to taste Chopped fresh parsley (optional) Directions: Place whole potatoes (do not poke) into microwave-safe […]

Grilled Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 lb. small red potatoes, quartered 1  red pepper, halved, seeded 3  green onions 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil (or 2 tsp. dried basil leaves) 1/2 cup Three Cheese Crumbles 3/4 cup Italian Dressing Directions: Heat grill to medium-high heat. Cook potatoes in boiling water 10 min. or just until tender; drain. Grill potatoes, […]

Creamy Italian Herb Dressing

Ingredients: 1/4 cup yogurt (plain) 1/4 cup mayonnaise (non-fat) 1/4 cup milk (skim) 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning (dried) 1/2 clove garlic (fresh, minced) Directions: In a small bowl, combine all the above ingredients. Refrigerate in a covered container for at least an hour. Serve chilled.

Apple Celery Salad

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon orange juice 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise 2 cups apples (diced) 1 cup celery (diced) 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup peanuts (chopped) Directions: In a large bowl, mix orange juice with mayonnaise.  Add apples, celery, raisins, and peanuts to the dressing mixture and stir well.  Serve at room temperature or chilled. 1 serving (about ¾ […]


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