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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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Avocado and Broccoli Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 small bunch broccoli
Salt to taste
1 large ripe avocado
1/2 lemon
1 teaspoon Dijon style mustard
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
Black pepper, freshly ground to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions:

Cut the broccoli into florets. If the pieces are large, cut the stems in half. Rinse and drain them. Reserve the stems for another use.

Drop broccoli into boiling salted water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes. Drain and run the broccoli briefly under cold water to cool. Drain again and chill.

Cut the avocado in half. Peel each half and remove the pit. Cut each half into 8 lengthwise strips. Squeeze the lemon half over the strips to prevent discoloration.

Arrange the broccoli and the avocado alternately on each of 4 serving plates.

Blend the mustard, garlic, vinegar, pepper and oil, adding salt if needed, in a bowl with a wire whisk. Pour over the broccoli and avocado.

Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.


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Bacon and Egg Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
10 slices bacon
4 hard-boiled eggs
2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 head of lettuce
1 green pepper
2 stalks celery — chopped

Instructions:

Cook the bacon until brown and crispy. Drain and crumble.

Quarter the eggs.

Blend Worcestershire sauce, oil, and lemon juice. Set aside.

Wash and drain lettuce. Chop green pepper. Mix lettuce (which has been broken into bite-size pieces) with the celery, green pepper, bacon, and eggs.

Pour dressing over all and toss lightly.


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Caesar Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 head Romaine Lettuce (washed)
4 cloves Garlic
1 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
1 Egg
2 teaspoon Black Pepper
1 oz Grated Parmesan or Romano Cheese
1 oz Shaved wedge Parmesan or Romano Cheese (optional)
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive oil
Grilled chicken breast or bacon (optional)

Instructions:

Wash the lettuce, and break into bit sized pieces.

Peel the Garlic. In a blender, add the garlic, mustard, Tabasco, Worcestershire, egg, black pepper and olive oil. Blend until the Garlic is chopped and thoroughly mixed with the rest of the dressing.

Pour the dressing over the lettuce and toss until all leaves are coated. Add bacon or chicken breast if desired. Add the shaved parmesan or romano on top and serve.


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Cashew Chicken Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
Lettuce
1/4 cup whole Cashews
Sprouts
2 hard boiled eggs
Shredded cheddar cheese
Small pieces of chicken cut into chunks
Black olives

Instructions:

Toss and add salad dressing.


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Chicken Salad With Cheese Recipe

Ingredients:
Lettuce
Sprouts
2 hard boiled eggs
Shredded cheddar cheese
Small pieces of chicken cut into chunks
Black olives

Instructions:

Toss and add salad dressing.


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Chicken Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
2 cups cold cooked chicken
2 cups celery cut fine
Salad dressing
Lettuce
1 hard boiled egg

Instructions:

Cut chicken in small pieces and mix with celery and salad dressing. Arrange on lettuce leaves and garnish with dressing and egg thinly sliced.

Cabbage and a little celery salt may be used in place of celery

Serves four.


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Cobb Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
3 large eggs, hard boiled
3 slices bacon
5 ounces Boston lettuce
10 ounces cooked chicken, cubed
6 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed
1 avocado, diced
1/3 cup oil and vinegar salad dressing, or Balsamic Dressing

Instructions:

In a medium pot hard boil the eggs for 10 minutes,drain, rinse in cold water and drain again.

In skillet cook diced bacon until crisp; drain on a paper towel and set aside. Keep 2 tablespoon of the bacon fat from skillet.

Peel & dice eggs, set aside.

Separate lettuce into leaves & arrange over serving platter. Arrange chicken cubes, cheese cubes, diced avocado, eggs & bacon over the lettuce.

Stir reserved bacon fat into the dressing & drizzle half on the salad.


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Crab Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
Crab meat, 2 cups
Chopped celery, about 1/4 cup
Onion, to taste
Bell pepper, to taste
Mayonnaise to moisten salad
additional: 3 black olives, cheese cubes, pickle slices

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients together, salt and pepper to taste.

Lay a lettuce leaf on a plate and top with crab salad.

Serves four.


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