Salads Archive

  • Turkey Salad

    Turkey Salad

    recipe ingredients1 1/2 pounds cooked turkey breast meat, cubed1 1/2 cups frozen peas1/2 cup chopped carrots1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper1/2 cup chopped celery1/4 cup chopped scallionDressing:1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon celery seed1/4 teaspoon dried dillweed1 teaspoon granulated onion powder1 cup nonfat mayonnaise or nonfat Miracle Whip recipe directionsIn a large bowl, combine turkey, peas, carrots, green pepper, celery and scallion.To make the dressing: In a small bowl, co...

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  • Brocoli Salad

    Brocoli Salad

    recipe ingredients3 cups broccoli florets1/2 cup shredded carrot1/2 cup raisins1/2 cup salted peanuts1/2 cup light mayonnaise3 tablespoons Mustard, honey1/2 teaspoon curry powderrecipe directionsIn large bowl, combine broccoli, carrots, raisins and peanuts. In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, honey mustard and curry. Pour dressing over salad and toss gently, yet thoroughly to coat. Refrigerate covered until ready to serve.

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  • Mushroom Salad

    Mushroom Salad

    ecipe ingredients1 1/2 cups thinly sliced button mushrooms1 cup sliced portobello mushroom caps1 cup thinly sliced shitake mushrooms2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley1 Tbsp. minced shallots3 garlic cloves, minced1/4 cup sherry vinegar1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce2 tsp. honey8 cups gourmet salad greens2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, toasted recipe directionsHeat nonstick skillet which has been coated with nonstick cooking spray spray. Add mushrooms, parsley, shallots, and garlic; saute 3 minutes or until tend...

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  • Fruit Salad

    Fruit Salad

    recipe ingredients1/3 cup orange juice3 Tablespoons Cream of Coconut1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract1/2 teaspoon curry powder1 cup reduced fat sour cream2 mangoes, cubed4 carambolas or star fruit, sliced1 cup blueberries2 cups strawberries, chopped1 1/2 cups orange sectionsrecipe directionsIn a large bowl, mix together orange juice and the following four ingredients with a spoon. Set aside.Add prepared fruit to dressing, and toss thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Serv...

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  • Greek Salad

    Greek Salad

    recipe ingredients1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped coarsely1/2 tsp. salt3 Tbsp. tomato juice2 Tbsp. lemon juice1 Tbsp. olive oil1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper1 medium head Romaine lettuce (6 cups)1 cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced12 cherry tomatoes, quartered1/2 red onion, sliced thin8 black olives, such as Kalamata, sliced1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese recipe directionsSprinkle garlic with salt and mash with the side of a knife blade. Place garlic in a small bo...

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  • Pasta Salad

    Pasta Salad

    Recipe ingredients1/4 cup balsamic vinegar3 Tbsp. water1 1/2 tsp. olive oil1/4 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepper1 clove garlic, minced1/2 cup small broccoli flowerets1/2 cup small cauliflower flowerets1/2 cup julienne-cut carrot1/2 cup julienne-cut red bell pepper4 cups cooked bow tie pasta2 Tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil1/4 cup grated Asiago cheeseRecipe directionsCombine vinegar and next 5 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Set aside. Drop broccoli, cauliflower, and carrot into...

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  • Grilled Vegetable Salad

    Grilled Vegetable Salad

    Recipe ingredients2 small zucchini2 small yellow squash2 plum tomatoes2 green onions2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar2 tsp. minced garlic1/4 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepper1 Tbsp. commercial pestoRecipe directionsCut zucchini, squash, and tomatoes in half lengthwise. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Combine all ingredients, except pesto, in a large ziploc bag. Seal the bag and shake well. Marinate for about an hour or more. Place the zucchini and yellow squash on a grill rack which has been sprayed with nonst...

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  • Seafood Salad

    Seafood Salad

    Recipe ingredients4 ears corn, shucked 2 cups finely diced zucchini 1 cup finely diced tomato6 ounces of your choice: crab, surimi crab sticks, or lobster 1/2 lb shrimp, cooked and peeled 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 cup slivered fresh basil leaves, dividedRecipe directionsCook corn in boiling water for 7 minutes, or until done. Remove to a plate and let cool. Cut kernels from cobs and place kernels in a large bowl. Bring wate...

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