Salad usually is made up of raw vegetables.Not confined to that food group, it may include cold cooked vegetables, grains and pasta, cold meat or seafood, sweet dishes made of cut-up fruit, and even warm dishes.Salads on their own or as side dishes can be healthy and nutritious and delectable prepared the proper way.
Salad usually is made up ofraw vegetables. Notconfined to that food SALADgroup, it may include coldcooked vegetables, grains byand pasta, cold meat orseafood, sweet dishes Gourmandiamade of cut-up fruit, andeven warm dishes. Saladson their own or as sidedishes can be healthy andnutritious and delectableprepared the proper way.
Ingredients1.8 lbs. royal shrimp0.66 lbs. mesclun (chervil, arugula, leafylettuces and endive in equal proportions)1 oz. royal caviar2 green onionsfine herbs (basil, chervil, dill)For the aromatic vinaigrette:1/4 cup balsamic vinegar¼ cup cups pure cold-pressed olive oil¼ cup hazelnut oil1 ½ tablespoons white wine from Provence1 teaspoon mustardsalt, pepper, and a small amount of truffle Fresh Roastedjuice1 Remove the shells from the shrimp. Gentlyremove the intestines and rinse them. Lightlybrown the shrimps in a Teflon pan with adrop of olive oil on high heat. This will take Royal Shrimparound 3 minutes. Season with salt spiced Warm sweet and succulent shrimps on a bedwith fresh thyme. of cold and crisp salad greens garnished with royal caviar and seasoned with aromatic2 Mix the mesclun, chopped fine herbs, and vinaigrette flavored with white wine, mustard,vinaigrette (which you have prepared and truffle juice—this glorious salad recipe will start off any dinner or lunch party with anaccording to your own taste), in a large elegant bang.wooden salad bowl.3 Place the salad in the middle of each 4serving dishes and garnish with the roastedshrimps, the fine herbs, and the caviargrains.
Ingredients1 box (16 oz.) whole-wheat penne pasta1 small red onion, chopped1 medium cucumber, sliced2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes,halved1/4 cup each black and green olives6 oz. feta cheese, crumbled1 tbsp. lime juice, preferably fresh1/3 cup olive oil1/4 tsp. coarse ground black pepper1/2 tsp. dried oregano2 small cloves garlic, minced1 Cook pasta according to packagedirections. Greek Pasta2 While pasta is cooking, mix thevegetables together in a large mixing Saladbowl. Add cheese. Adapted from CraftCycle. This3 When pasta is ready, drain liquid and Greek-inspired pasta salad packsadd pasta to the bowl. a punch with a fresh lime-juice dressing. Make it with whole-4 In a small bowl, combine remaining wheat pasta for a healthier salad.ingredients. Whisk together thoroughly.Pour over pasta.5Stir until salad ingredients are wellblended. Serve.
Ingredients1 yellow apple, quartered1 pear, quartered1 orange, peeled and sectioned1/2 grapefruit, peeled andsectioned1 cup strawberries, stemmed1/4 cup each red and greenseedless grapes1 tbsp. honeyChampagne1 Cut the apple, pear, orange andgrapefruit into bite-size pieces into Festive Fruita small bowl. Add honey and tossgently. Chill for at least 30 minutes. Salad2 Spoon fruit into champagne Make your fruit salad standglasses, filling them up halfway. Fill out from the ordinary byremainder of glasses with chilled serving it in champagnechampagne. glasses with a splash of champagne for extra flavor!3 Dip the edges of the glasses incolored sugar crystals and garnishthem with slices of lemons ororanges for a festive touch.
Ingredients1 head of romaine hearts½ cup finely grated reggiano parmaseancheese2 slices double smoked bacon2 cups of balsamic vinegar1 tbs honey1 Trim and wash romaine lettuce leaves. Patdry with paper towel. On a baking sheet layout your Parmesan cheese, lengthwise, about8 inches by 1 inch. Place cheese in 350degree F oven, for 6 to 7 minutes, until meltedand slightly browning.2 Remove from oven, let cool for 30 seconds.Using tongs or a palette knife remove the strip Caesar Salad Withof cheese from the baking tray and rollaround a mug or glass, being sure to put theseam underneath the weight of the glass,while it rests, making sure it adheres, and letcool. Parmesean Twill3 On the same baking tray, lay out your two Caesar salads traditionally consistpieces of double smoked bacon flat. Place of romaine lettuce, croutons, andanother baking tray of equal size on top, and a dressing of shredded parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil,bake in the oven for approximately 10 minutes Worcestershire sauce, fresh orat 350 degrees F. coddled egg, and black pepper.4 Remove from the oven and take the toptray off. Lay bacon out on paper towel andpat dry excess grease. Bacon should be dark,fully cooked and after one minute out of theoven should be crispy.
Ingredients4 grilled chicken breasts (season as youprefer), cooled and cut into cubes1 lb. of mixed leafy greens such as Spring Mixor any lettuce type you prefer1 cup each blackberries; raspberries; driedcranberries (unsweetened); and mango(cubed)2 cup each mandarin (or tangerine) oranges(peeled and sectioned); cantaloupe(cubed); sliced strawberries; watermelon(cubed)1 cup each cucumbers (chopped); radishes(diced); celery (sliced)Lemon Juice (to taste)Olive oil (to taste)Salt and Pepper (to taste) Chicken Fruit1 cup pecans, cashews, or almonds or a mix(optional)1 In a large bowl, mix together all the fruits Saladand vegetables. Make this delicious and nutritious2 Add the cubed chicken (can be added salad with fruits, vegetables, nuts,cold but is really flavorful added warm) to the and a sprinkling of lemon juicefruit and vegetable mixture. Add the greens and olive oil. Serve as is or withand gently turn to mix the ingredients. your favorite dressing.3 Drizzle preferred amounts of lemon juiceand olive oil over the salad. Add salt andpepper to taste to the salad. Again, gentlyturn the salad to blend all ingredients.Garnish with nuts. Serve as is or with yourfavorite dressing.
Ingredients4 cups fresh seedless organicwatermelon, diced and chilled(can use either red or yellowmelon or a combination of both)1 cup organic feta cheese, diced1/2 cup fresh, organic mint leaves,shredded2 tbsp. virgin olive oilFreshly ground black pepper, totaste Fresh Organic1 In a large serving bowl, combineall ingredients. Toss lightly to mix. Watermelon2 Place in refrigerator and allow tochill for at least 1 hour. Serve Saladchilled. Adapted from a recipe from Woman’s Day magazine. This delicious salad is quick and easy to make. Best of all, it’s healthy!
IngredientsFor the Salad:2 Apples (Cortland or Macintosh), cored anddiced1 bulp celeriac, peeled and julienned2 C cabbage, shredded1 red onion, diced1 kolrabi, peeled and grated¼ C crumbled walnuts¼ C cried cranberries (sweetened) OR raisinsFor the Dressing:1 C plain yogurt1 tbsp grainy (Dijon-style) prepared mustardPinch salt (or garlic salt) Autumn2 tbsp cider vinegar1 tbsp dried parsley (or ¼ C fresh parsley, wellchopped)1 tsp dried tarragon1 In the small mixing bowl, blend the dressing Waldorf Saladingredients together and allow to stand whileyou prepare the rest of the salad This flavourful salad makes2 Prepare the vegetables and fruits, washing, an excellent side dish butpeeling, and chopping them as directed in can also serve as a lightthe ingredients list3 Toss salad ingredients together in the large lunch on its own.bowl until well mixed4 Add dressing to salad and toss again untileverything is well covered5 Serve and enjoy
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