Archive for 'Salads'

Muffuletta Olive Salad

Muffuletta Olive Salad Recipe

This Olive Salad Recipe makes enough for one Muffuletta and a few Bruschetta (recipe follows): 1 1/2 Cups Green Olives, Pitted 1/2 Cup Calamatta Olives (or Black) Pitted 1 Cup Gardiniera (Pickled Cauliflower, Carrots, Celery, Pepperoncini) 1 Tbsp. Capers 3 each Fresh Garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/8 Cup Celery, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp. Italian Parsley, […]

Make Ahead Salads

Make-Ahead Salads 1.  Chop up some cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, and onions. 2.  Lightly toss with a low-calorie version of a salad dressing such as Italian or vinaigrette. 3.  Store it in the refrigerator in a bowl with a lid. 4.  When you’re ready to eat, take a scoop of the marinated vegetables and spoon […]

Cranberry Fruit Salad

(Serves 8) Agar, sometimes known as “Vegetarian Jell-O,” makes a tasty holiday treat that young and old alike will enjoy. Agar or agar-agar is flavorless. You can find it in natural foods stores or Asian markets.  Knox sure-jell is also a good choice. 3 1/2 cups cranberry-apple or apple juice 1 1/2 cups cranberries One […]

California Marinated Salad

Directions In a large bowl, combine: nectarines mushrooms cherry tomatoes olives green onions Drain and save liquid from a jar of artichokes.     Add the artichokes to the salad. Combine reserved liquid with remaining ingredients in a jar. Shake well and pour over the salad. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator for 2 […]

Salads for Every Course

Salads fit the bill when you don’t have the time or the desire to cook. But you don’t have to limit them to the typical salad course. After all, nearly any cold dish served with a dressing constitutes a salad. Plus, these dishes can make intriguing and almost effortless appetizers, accompaniments, and even desserts! All […]

Very Veggie Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 4.00 Ingredients: 4 cups raw spinach 4 cups romaine lettuce 2 cups chopped red, yellow, orange bell pepper 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes 1 cup chopped broccoli 1 cup chopped cauliflower 1 cup sliced yellow squash 1 […]

Mixed Bean Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Number of Servings: 16 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: Salad 16 oz can great Northern beans, rinsed and drained 16 oz can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 16 oz can no added salt cut green beans, rinsed and drained 15 oz can […]

Fruit Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 20 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 1/2 cup sliced banana 1/2 cup chopped apple 1/2 cup chopped papaya 1/2 cup grapes 1/2 cup orange juice Directions: In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients. Serve. Nutrition Facts Fruit Salad Serving Size 1/4 of […]

Pomegranate and Banana Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 45 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 pomegranates, chilled 4 bananas 1 Tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar 2 limes, juiced (or 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice) Directions: Mix together the juice of the lime and the tablespoon of sugar. Adjust […]


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