Tag: salad

Summer Fruit Salad with Ginger Lime Syrup

Ingredients: syrup: 1 cup water 1/3 cup sugar 1 inch knob fresh ginger, coarsely chopped zest of one lime juice of one lime salad: 1 mango, cubed 3 peaches, sliced 3 kiwi, cubed ¾ cup blackberries ¾ cup blueberries* Directions: In a medium saucepan, heat water, zest, juice, ginger and […]

Shrimp Salad

Ingredients:3 lb freshly steamed, peeled shrimp*1 stalk celery, diced3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning1 teaspoon celery seed Directions:Place shrimp, celery and mayo in a large bowl, stir to coat. Sprinkle with seasonings and fold to distribute evenly. Serve on crackers, bread or as is. *I like to steam shrimp […]

Deviled Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs peeled, cooked and diced Yukon gold potatoes 5 sprigs chives, minced 1 carrot, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 3 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt 2 tablespoons good quality Dijon mustard salt pepper Directions: Place the potatoes in a large bowl along with the yogurt and the mustard. […]

Potato Salad with Bacon and Cheddar

Ingredients:2 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed1 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded3/4 cup mayo1/2 cup green onion, sliced (red onion is good too)8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled* Directions: In large saucepan, cover potatoes with water; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered […]

Spinach Potato Salad

Spinach Potato Salad Ingredients:3 lbs yukon gold potatoes, peeled and diced8 oz sour cream2 handfuls fresh baby spinach3 tablespoons Dijon mustard (Maille is best)saltpepper Directions: In a large pot bring 1 quart of salted water to boil. Add potatoes, continue to boil until potatoes are tender. Drain. Return to pot […]

Broccoli Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup fresh broccoli (cut into tiny florets)3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled1/4 cup onion, diced3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons white vinegar1 tablespoon sugar Directions: In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cheese, bacon and onion. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar and […]

Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 1 ¾ cup cubed, cooked chicken breast¼ cup diced green onions (tops and bottoms)¼ cup diced celery2 tablespoons mayonnaise1 ½ tablespoons Old Bay seasoning1 teaspoon celery seed freshly ground black pepper (to taste) Directions: In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Best served at slightly below […]

Cucumber Sesame Salad

  Ingredients:  2 cucumbers, sliced 1/2 inch thick 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce toasted sesame seeds   Directions: Mix together sauce and oil. Toss with cucumbers. Sprinkle with healthy amount of sesame seeds. Chill 1/2 hour before serving.

Red Onion and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 3 red onions, chopped or sliced 3 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh chives 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 cup canola oil pinch crushed red pepper black pepper Directions: In a colander, lightly salt cucumbers and allow to drain in sink […]