Category Archives: salad

Thai Noodle Salad

for dressing combine equal parts lemon juice, teriyaki sauce, and oil- for four servings, two tablespoons each In bowl combine:8 ounces crabmeat (fake stuff is fine), flaked2 1/2 cups cooked linguini or other thin noodlegrated or chopped cabbage, about 4 cups1 cup grated carrots1/3 cup each cilantro and diced scallions Mix well, toss with dressing, […]

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honey orange bean and vegetable slaw

One of my favorite recipe websites is Meals For You. What I like about it is that I can search for recipes by ingredients, nutritional level (including low-carb) and prep time. Then I can adjust the size of the recipe with a click of a button or two. Once I’ve chosen several recipes, I can […]

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Honey-Mustard Carrot Salad

This is also good as a sandwich filling. Slice the tips and top off a pound of carrots.  Peel them or scrub very well with a metal scrubby (not the kind with soap).Grate the carrots. Combine:2 tablespoons vinegar (I like raw apple cider, but you can use any kind. The sort you use will vary […]

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BLT Salad

Fill a large bowl with 6 cups of salad greens, washed and torn.Add two or three cups of grape tomatoes (or cherry) – cut in halfFry about ten slices of bacon until crisp, crumble them and add to above salad mixture.Boil four eggs, peel them and slice them into the salad toss all with some […]

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Chili Corn Salad for a Crowd

Hot weather is here again, and this is a salad that doesn’t go limp in the heat. You can use frozen corn (we do, and we don’t even bother defrosting it first. It’s going to thaw anyway) or you can use freshly cooked sweet corn (tasty, but a lot of work). If you use frozen […]

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Tomato and Lima Bean Salad

We cheated on this one- I didn’t want to bother with stuffed tomatoes since it was a salad pitch-in at an Independence Day cook-out, so I diced the tomatoes instead. Tomato and Lima Bean Salad 4 tomatoes1 1/2 cups cooked lima beans1 tablespoon parsley1 very small onion, grated1/2 cup nuts, finely chopped2 Tablespoons minced celery […]

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Crescent Roll ‘Pizza"

We love this on a hot day. GARDEN VEGETABLE PIZZA 4 pkg. crescent rolls (8 rolls to a package)4 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened1 cup mayonnaiseabout 1/2 cup Ranch style dressing or sour cream2 tsp. dill weedgarlic to tasteAbout three cups of grated cheese (more or less)Chopped fresh vegetables, around six cups, maybe more. […]

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Oriental Pasta Salad

Oriental Pasta Salad for ten: 1 pound pasta shells, cooked just to al dente- rinsed with cold water and drained. 2 cups blanched broccoli florets (you can use frozen, just steam it over the pasta until still bright green and firm) 3 peeled and grated carrots (or slice thin) 1 bell pepper, cored, seeded, sliced […]

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Herbed Corn Tomato Salad

Herbed Corn Tomato Salad Makes 9 cups 4 cups frozen corn 2 chopped tomatoes 1 jicama, peeled, diced or sliced into thin sticks 1/2 cup chopped red onion Combine. You can rinse the corn with cold water, but I usually just mix it in while still frozen. Keeps nicely chilled that way. Toss with this […]

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Corn Bean Relish

Corn-Bean Relish with corn chipsCorn Bean Relish with ChipsIngredients 2 cups corn, canned, fresh or frozen 1/2 red onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 4 cups cooked kidney or black beans, rinsed and drained 3 teaspoons chili powder 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons balsamic or apple cider […]

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