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Broccoli and Avocado Salad

1 1/2 pounds fresh broccoli1 avocado2 tablespoons lemon juice1/2 cup chopped nuts1 tablespoon dijon mustardsalt to taste1/2 cup olive oil1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped. Place a steamer basket in a saucepan with water in the bottom and set to boil.Cut broccoli into small pieces (I also peel and cut the stems, which are delicious). […]

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Spinach, Mandarin and Red Onion Salad

Spinach, Mandarin and Red Onion Salad 1 (10-ounce) package fresh spinach 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained Hot Bacon Dressing (recipe follows) Thoroughly wash spinach if you need to; spin dry in salad spinner. Place in large bowl along with onion. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Prepare […]

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Too Hot to Cook Ethnic Salads

RAITA–an Indian salad. Cubed cucumbers & tomatoes in yogurt and sour cream, with mint, toasted mustard seed, cloves, and pepper. Add a dash of curry. TAHINA SALAD. Same veggies as raita, but mix a spoonful of tahini (sesameseed paste sold in health food stores) with a lot of yogurt for thedressing. Share this recipe: Recommend […]

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Too Hot To Cook

Greek Salad: Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, feta cheese, olives, and a dressing of oil, vinegar, lemon juice, a little of the water from the olive container, and spices (salt, pepper, mint) Diced, cooked lamb or other leftover meat for more protein (copied from an online friend’s recipe years ago) Share this recipe: Recommend on Facebook […]

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Pennsylvania Dutch Corn Relish

Copied from elsewhere several years ago PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH CORN RELISH Serves: 6 to 8 4 cups cooked fresh corn kernels (from about 5 medium ears) 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into narrow, l-inch strips 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into narrow, l-inch strips 1 cup finely shredded cabbage 1 small onion, halved and […]

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Garbanzo Bean Salad

This is another I copied from another source, but it was years ago and I no longer recall where. SALAD WITH CHICK-PEAS Serves: 6 or more This appealing mix of steamed vegetables and chickpeas is adapted from a classic southwestern recipe. 2 small yellow summer squashes 2 cups fresh string beans, cut into l-inch pieces […]

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Zucchini and Beans Pasta Salad

zucchini bean pasta salad Cook 1 pound pasta (wagon wheels or other) Saute six large minced garlic cloves, red papper flakes, and one pound zucchini (diced into 2 inch julienne) for a minute.  Add 1 1/2 cups broth, 1/2 cup fresh parsley (chopped), zest of one lmon.  Redue heat to medium and cook five minutes. […]

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Corn Bean Southwestern Salad

Corn bean salad 1 – can (12 oz) corn, drained 1 – can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained 1½ – cups celery, chopped ½ – cup green onion, chopped ¼ – cup cilantro, chopped 1 – can (14oz) Salsa ¼ – cup wine vinegar dressing In a large bowl combine corn, black beans, […]

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Mayo – Free Potato Salad

Cut into quarters and then Par-boil small potatoes, red are really tasty. While still warm, toss in a mixture of olive oil, tarragon, garlic,salt,pepper, and lemon juice (no measurements, just to taste) Share this recipe: Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Pin it on pinterest Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser […]

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Penne with Broccoli, Red Pepper, and Garlic

Penne with Broccoli, Red Pepper, and Garlic 1/4 cup olive oil8 cloves garlic, minced1/2 t. hot red pper flakes or to taste2 red bell peppers, seeded, cored, and cut into 1/2 inch dice1 cup finely chopped parsley1 cube broth powder dissolved in 1 c. hot water2 T salt3 heads broccoli, trimmed, florets cut into bite-sized […]

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