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Salsa Recipe

Ingredients:
1 small tomato, chopped
3 green onions, finely chopped
1/2 jalapeno pepper, fresh or canned (seeded and finely chopped)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Salt & Pepper

Instructions:

In a small bowl, combine tomato, green onions, jalapeno, cilantro and lime juice and mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Refrigerate overnight for maximum flavor.


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Salsa Verde Recipe

Ingredients:
2 cups tightly packed fresh cilantro leaves
1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon water

Instructions:

Place cilantro, parsley, onion, and garlic in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Add the oil, vinegar, and water; process until thick.


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Sauerkraut Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups sauerkraut
1/2 lbs country sausage (hot or mild depending on taste)
8 oz cream cheese

Instructions:

Crumble sausage into skillet and pan fry until brown.

Add sauerkraut to skillet and continue to cook until kraut gets golden edges.

Add to mixing bowl with cream cheese and mix. Salt and pepper to taste.

Good hot or cold.

Carb Count: 1/2 cup – 3-4 carbs.


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Sauteed Spinach with Pinenuts Recipe

Ingredients:
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon pine nuts
2 cloves garlic, minced
10 ounces fresh spinach (not baby spinach), tough stems removed
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon shaved Parmesan cheese
Freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions:

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add pine nuts and garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Add spinach and cook, stirring, until just wilted, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar and salt.

Serve immediately, sprinkled with Parmesan and pepper.


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Taco Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1lb hamburger
1 packet of taco seasoning (low carb)
1 head of iceberg lettuce
8 ounces of grated cheese (4 cheddar and 4 mozzarella)
1 tomato
4 ounces of sour cream

Instructions:

Cook hamburger on a skillet, with 2-3 ounces of water and seasoning mix. Cook until done.

Chop lettuce. Dice tomato.

Mix meat, sour cream, cheese and tomatoes together then put on the lettuce & tomatos to create a salad.


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Tuna Slaw Recipe

Ingredients:
1 lb Red cabbage, cored, shredded & chopped
1 Onions – small red
1 can Tuna; 6 1/2 oz -packed in olive oil
4 Anchovy fillets -finely chopped
6 Tablespoon Olive oil
1 Tablespoon Red wine vinegar
4 teaspoon Heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper-freshly ground
1 Tablespoon Parsley, fresh, chopped

Instructions:

Combine the cabbage with the onion in a bowl.

Drain the tuna, pouring off the oil into a small bowl. Flake the tuna and add to the cabbage mixture.

Mash the anchovies with the reserved oil until smooth. Whisk in the olive oil, vinegar, cream and pepper. Pour over the cabbage mixture. Toss well.

Sprinkle with parsley and serve at room temperature.

SERVES: 4-6


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Vermont Spinach Recipe

Ingredients:
1/2 lb Spinach
1 small Bermuda onion; sliced
1/4 cup Celery; diced
1/4 cup Olive oil
2 tablespoon Tarragon vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 small Clove of garlic; pressed
1/4 teaspoon Ground pepper
Optional: 4 Eggs; hard-cooked, diced

Instructions:

Tear spinach into bite size pieces, arrange in salad bowl. Add onion and celery. Chill.

Toss spinach mixture with oil until leaves are well coated.

Combine vinegar, salt, garlic, pepper and , blending well. Pour over spinach mixture, add eggs. Toss well, serve immediately.


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Western Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 egg, cooked
1 head of lettuce, Boston (butterhead)
1/2 lb spinach
1 Onion, sliced
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup salad oil
1 dash garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions:

Remove egg yolk and mash with garlic. Blend in salt, paprika, pepper and mustard. Add salad oil, vinegar; Beat well.

Chop egg white and parsley and stir in.

Combine lettuce, spinach and onion in salad bowl. Add dressing. Toss lightly.


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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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