Category Archive: Salads

LENTIL SALAD WITH BASIL DRESSING

Ingredients 4 cups water 1 cup dried lentils 1 tsp. cumin 1/2 cup chopped onions 1 cup diced carrots 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 1 Tbsp. cilantro 1/2 water 1 tsp. cornstarch 1/4 cup… Continue reading

DILL MEDLEY

Ingredients 3 cups sliced cucumbers 3 cups peeled and sliced carrots 3/4 cup thinly sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped dill 1/2 cup white wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. salt Directions… Continue reading

A DIFFERENT KIND OF RICE SALAD

Ingredients 1 cup brown basmati rice 2½ cups water 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 medium-size mango 3 scallions, chopped finely ½ cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1… Continue reading

Italian-Style Bean Salad

Ingredients 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1½ Tbsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup red onions, chopped 1 15-oz. can garbanzo beans 2 cups plain croutons 1 tsp.… Continue reading

Tabbouleh

Ingredients 1/2 cup burghul (grain), soaked for 2 hours in water 1/2 cup fresh mint, washed and drained well, chopped 1 1/2 cups fresh parsley, washed and drained well, chopped 1 tomato, diced… Continue reading

Chicken Salad With Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Ingredients cooking spray 4 3-oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts 3 ½ cups cooked wild rice 1 cup sliced red onions 1 cup red grapes, halved ¼ cups chopped walnuts 1 Tbsp. grated lemon… Continue reading

Italian-Style Bean Salad

Ingredients 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1½ Tbsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup red onions, chopped 1 15-oz. can garbanzo beans 2 cups plain croutons 1 tsp.… Continue reading

Seafood Salad

Ingredients 2 cups brown basmati rice, cooked 1 cucumber, diced 1 cup frozen peas, thawed ¼ cup rice vinegar 1 tsp. sugar 8 Japanese (white) radishes, sliced 1 cup scallions, chopped ½ lb.… Continue reading

Chicken Pasta Salad

Chicken Pasta Salad   Ingredients 2 3-oz. chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, trim off fat 3 cups ziti pasta (wheat if available) 1 cup jicama 1 cup mandarin orange sections 1 cup red… Continue reading

Asparagus and Pine Nut Chicken Salad

Ingredients cooking spray 4 cups cut asparagus 6 oz. skinned, chopped chicken breast ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp. toasted pine nuts 1 tsp. basil 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. olive… Continue reading

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