Tag: SALAD

WILD RICE SALAD

This is a cold (or room temperature) salad. It has a complex taste that actually taste better as you eat it. So many fresh ingredients and fresh citrus makes this perfect for any occasion. Ingredients: 1 cup long grain wild rice sea salt 2 navel oranges 2 tablespoons good olive oil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed …

PASTA AND CHICKEN SALAD

Ever wonder what to do with that left over rotisserie chicken, well, here’s a way to stretch it out and repurpose it for dinner the next night!  It’s delicious and is a complete meal: INGREDIENTS: 8 Oz. Corkscrew or similar shaped pasta (cooked as directed on package) 3/4 cup Italian-style salad dressing 1/4 cup mayonnaise …

LIMEY CRAB SALAD WITH TOMATOES AND AVOCADO

Ingredients:  (serves 6) 6 T fresh squeeze lime juice 4 T extra virgin olive oil 3 T vegetable oil 1 1/2 T very finely chopped jalapeno 1 1/2 T chopped cilantro (fresh), plus some extra for garnish T honey 1 tsp. minced garlic Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound fresh lump crabmeat (get …

HONEY YOGURT CHICKEN SALAD

(Serves 4)  This is a lower fat version, made with yogurt instead of mayo! 3 large chicken breast (bone in with skin) 1 1/2 C red grapes halved 2 ribs celery, diced small 1/2 C pecans, chopped 1/2 C dried cranberries 2 apples, peeled, seeded and diced Optional:  bibb lettuce, ciabiatta bread for serving Dressing: …

COUSCOUS AND ITALIAN TUNA SALAD

2 C Israeli couscous (10 to 12 oz.) 2 (7 oz.)  jars Italian tuna in olive oil, drained and flaked 2 tsp. grated lemon zest (2 lemons) 1/4 C freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 C good olive oil 3 T capers, drained 1/2 C pitted, Kalamata black olives, coarsely chopped 1/2 C jarred roasted red peppers, …