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Mushroom and Celery Recipe

Ingredients:
12 large unblemished mushrooms
1 cup sliced celery
1/4 cup minced onion
1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
Freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
Juice of 1 large lemon
Salt to taste

Instructions:

Wipe the mushrooms with a damp paper towel. Cut off the coarsest part of the stem and cut mushrooms into very thin slices.

Toss them in a service bowl with the celery, onion and red pepper. Add black pepper.

Stir together the oil and lemon juice. Add salt to taste.

Pour over the salad and toss.


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Oyster Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
Pint oysters
Two eggs
1/4 cup cream
1/4 cup vinegar
Half teaspoon of mustard
Celery seed
Salt
1/10 teaspoon cayenne
Tablespoon butter

Instructions:

Beat two eggs well and add to them cream and vinegar, celery seed, salt, and cayenne, and a tablespoonful of butter.

Put all in a double boiler and cook until it all is as thick as soft custard (about six minutes), stirring constantly. Take from the fire.

Heat the oysters in their own liquor to a boiling point then drain and add the dressing, mixing lightly.

Set away in cold place until needed.

Serves four.


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Pancetta, Goat Cheese and Spinach Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 oz. thinly sliced pancetta, chopped
1/2 of a small red onion, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
8 cups packaged fresh baby spinach
1 ounce semi soft goat cheese(chevre), crumbled

Instructions:

Cook pancetta and red onion in a large skillet over medium heat for about 8 minutes or until pancetta is crisp and onion is just tender, stirring occasionally. Remove pancetta and onion from skillet using a slotted spoon.

Stir vinegar into drippings in skillet. Add spinach. Cook and toss for 30-60 seconds or until spinach is just wilted. Divide spinach mixture among four salad plates. Top with pancetta mixture and goat cheese.

Serve immediately.

Carbs: 5 g per serving. Servings: 4.


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Roast Beef Salad with Creamy Horseradish Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons horseradish
1 teaspoon red- or white-wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 large head escarole, torn into bite-size pieces
1/4 pound mushrooms, sliced thin
1 small red onion, sliced thin
1/2 pound sliced roast beef, cut into approximately 1 1/2-by-1/2-inch strips

Instructions:

In a medium bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, horseradish, vinegar, pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt until smooth.

In a large bowl, toss the escarole with the mushrooms, onion, roast beef, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and all but 2 tablespoons of the dressing. Serve the salad with the remaining dressing drizzled over the top.

4 servings.


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Wild Green Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
4 cup Escarole leaves or Curly Endive Leaves – (the inner white ones)
Small Spinach Leaves
Hearts of Romaine or a 4 cup mixture of greens such as:
Tender Mustard Greens, Radish Leaves, Arugula, Leaves Watercress, Rock – Cress OR Field Cress
Nasturtium Leaves, tender
Dandelion Leaves
Dill or – Fennel Greens and Hyssop Leaves
Blossoms 20 Mint leaves
12 Sorrel leaves torn or sliced
4 Scallions; chopped or sliced
1/4 cup Sunflower seeds, toasted

Dressing
2 tb Plain or herbal vinegar such as tarragon vinegar
5 tb Sunflower seed oil OR Extra-virgin olive oil OR Walnut oil
Salt

Instructions:

Wash and dry all the greens. Tear or cut them into whatever size you like, and put them into a large bowl with the scallions and toasted sunflower seeds.

Dressing: Whisk everything together, taste, and adjust with more vinegar or oil as needed


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Zucchini and Avocado Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
4 sm. zucchini, cut into 1/4″ slices*, approx. 1 lb.
8 green onions with tops, sliced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium avocado
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 small green pepper, coarsely shredded
4 oz chopped green chilies
Oil and Vinegar Dressing (below)
Salad greens

Oil and Vinegar Dressing
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper

Instructions:
Cook and stir zucchini and green onions in oil until zucchini is crisp tender, about 3 minutes. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Cut avocado lengthwise into halves; cut halves into 1/4″ slices. Sprinkle with lemon juice.

Toss zucchini mixture, avocado, green pepper, chilies and Oil and Vinegar Dressing. Serve on salad greens.

Dressing: Shake all ingredients in tightly covered jar; refrigerate. Shake each time before serving.


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Cucumber and Avocado Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cucumber
Salt
Chili pepper
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon minced onion
1 red bell pepper
Lettuce
1 ripe avocado, sliced
Fresh parsley

Instructions:

Peel and slice the cucumber paper-thin. Season with salt, chili pepper and lime juice. Sprinkle with onion and red pepper slices.

Arrange lettuce on 6 serving plates. Pile cucumber mixture in center of each plate. Add avocado slices and parsley.

Serves six.


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Goat Cheese with Spinach Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cup romaine lettuce
1/2 cup spinach
1 radish, diced
3 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 pound goat cheese

Instructions:

Slice goat cheese, brush with oil and broil until golden. Serve on top of salad with diced radish. Drizzle with oil and vinegar.

4 Servings.


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Grecian Steak Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
2 boneless beef top loin steaks, cut 1 inch thick (approx. 8 oz. each)
1/2 cup Italian dressing
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons finely chopped ripe kalamata olives
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 oz mixed salad greens
1 small cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into thin slices
1/4 medium red onion, cut into thin wedges

Seasoning:
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed
1/4 tsp. pepper

Instructions:

In small bowl, combine seasoning ingredients. Remove 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoning mixture; press evenly into both sides of each beef steak.

To remaining seasoning mixture, add dressing, cheese and olives; stir to mix.

Heat large nonstick skillet 5 minutes over medium heat until hot. Add steaks. Cook 12 to 15 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness; turn once.

Carve steaks crosswise into thin slices. Season with salt.

In large bowl, combine salad greens, steak, cucumber, onion and dressing mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.


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Greek Chicken Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

Ingredients:
6 cups lettuce
2 cups cooked chicken
1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
12 Greek olives
2 tablespoons green onions, sliced
1 medium tomato, coarsely chopped
1 medium cucumber, halved, seeded, 1/4″ slices

Lemon Vinaigrette:
Ingredients:
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried oregano, or 1 tablespoon, if fresh
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 clove garlic, finely minced

Instructions:

Mix the vinaigrette ingredients and set aside.

Wash the lettuce, dry well & place in a large salad bowl.

Add the salad ingredients, pour on the dressing & toss well.

Serve.


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