Salads

Wine Country Chicken Salad

Cook below on med. till done, then shred. 3 cups chicken stock(or water) 2-3 medium boneless skinless chicken breasts Boil the below in water for 3-4 minutes, drain, cool, under running cold water, then add to chicken 1/2 pound asparagus, trimmed, cut 2′ lengths a handful butter-lettuce leaves sliced Add the below to the chicken: […]

Mom’s Macaroni Salad

Mix in large bowl: 1 pound elbow macaroni, cooked til still chewy, drained and cooled 8 hard boiled eggs, 6 cut in egg slicer twice, rotate 90 degrees, 2 eggs sliced only once, reserved for layering on top 1 – 10 oz jar dill pickle relish, include juice 1/4 cup green onions Dressing, Pour over […]

Creamy Spinach Pasta with Prosciutto (with no cream, milk or butter!)

16 oz whole grain Penne pasta 5.5 oz of thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into strips 6 egg yolks 1 teaspoon of cracked black pepper 12 oz baby spinach 1 1/2 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese 4 cloves garlic, minced 10 oz fresh mozzarella, cubed Season with garlic salt, parsley, salt and additional pepper to […]

Mom’s Christmas Jello Salad

Mix well in large bowl: 1 can crushed pineapple, with juice 1 large pkg Raspberry Jello Add, then stir well: 1 pint cottage cheese, small curd Fold in: 1-16oz cool whip, thawed. Refrigerate.

Chinese Chicken Salad

2 pkgs chicken ramen, crush noodles Over low heat, combine, add crushed dry noodles: 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup seasame seeds 4 oz slivered almonds 2 tsp chicken bullion Cook until lightly browned and nutty smelling, remove from heat, meanwhile; Toss together: 1 head green cabbage, finely shredded 6 green onions, diced 3-4 cooked chicken […]

Cilantro Raspberry Salad

Thank you Lori Jensen, I miss your cooking classes! For Cilantro Base: in Food Processor: 1 bunch scallions 3/4 cup cilantro 1 thumb ginger 1/3 cup cashews 1 cup olive oil 3 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp hot sauce Spread thin over 3-4 chicken breasts, bake chicken in oven.  Then add remaining to make dressing […]

Apple Snicker Salad

8 large granny smith apples, chunked 1 bag snack-sized snickers candy bars 1 – 16 oz cool whip, thawed Combine apples and cool whip.  Freeze candy bars then strike  with a hammer or blunt object, add ‘shards’ to bowl, stir in.  To make a faux potato salad, make 1 small package of instant vanilla pudding […]