Salads

Hot Chicken Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceHazel Sheahan (1977) Courtesy of Daughter-In-Law Jeanne
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Ingredients

2 c
chicken (cooked)
2 c
celery (chopped)
1⁄2 c
slivered almonds
2 t
fresh onions
1⁄2 t
Accent
2 T
lemon juice
1 c
cheddar cheese (grated)
1 c
mushroom soup
1 c
crushed potato chips

Instructions

Combine all ingredients except 1 cup potato chips and 1/4 cup cheese. Put in greased casserole. Top with 1/4 cup cheese and potato chips. Bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes.

Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceNancy Hartshorn (2003)
Prep time4 hours
Cooking time
Total time4 hours

Ingredients

5 c
black beans (cooked and rinsed)
1⁄2 c
red pepper (chopped)
1⁄4 c
green pepper (chopped)
1⁄4 c
yellow pepper (chopped)
1⁄4 c
red onion (chopped)
1⁄2 c
fat-free Italian dressing (up to 3/4 c)
1 T
cilantro (chopped, optional)
2 t
garlic powder
1 t
onion powder
1 T
lime juice
 
salt, pepper, and sugar (to taste)

Instructions

Mix beans, peppers and onion and chill. In a bowl, add dressing, cilantro (if using), garlic powder, onion powder and lime juice. Mix in salt, pepper and sugar to taste. Pour over black bean mixture and stir. Chill 4 to 6 hours for better flavor. Drain before serving.

Cinnamon Applesauce Salad

Summary

Yield
10 Servings
SourceDot Bowser (1981)
Prep time4 hours
Cooking time
Total time4 hours

Ingredients

2 pk
Jello orange flavor gelatin (3-oz)
1⁄4 c
boiling water
3⁄4 c
cold water
1 c
applesauce
1 c
sour cream (8-oz)
1⁄4 t
cinnamon

Instructions

Dissolve 1 package gelatin and 1 cup boiling water; stir in cold water. Pour into 6-cup mold. Chill until set but not firm. Meanwhile, dissolve remaining gelatin in 3/4 cup boiling water. Blend in applesauce, sour cream and cinnamon. Chill until mixture starts to thicken. Spoon into mold. Chill until firm, about 3 hours. Unmold and garnish with salad greens. Makes 5 cups or 10 servings.

Layered Salad II

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1980)
Prep time8 hours, 20 minutes
Cooking time
Total time8 hours, 20 minutes

Ingredients

4 c
Iceberg lettuce (1 head, chopped)
1 c
celery (chopped)
1⁄2 c
green onions (chopped)
1⁄2 c
green pepper (chopped)
1 pk
frozen green peas (10-oz, cooked, drained and cooled)
2 1⁄2 c
diced chicken (diced)
1 cn
water chestnuts (8-oz, drained and sliced)
1 1⁄2 c
mayonnaise
3⁄4 c
Parmesan cheese (grated)
1 lb
bacon (fried crisp and crumbled)

Instructions

In a 9 x 13-inch pan, layer all ingredients, beginning with lettuce and ending with bacon. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours. Cut into squares to serve.

Tabouli/Cracked Wheat Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceLaura Griffin (1995)
Prep time1 hour, 20 minutes
Cooking time
Total time1 hour, 20 minutes

Ingredients

2 c
cracked wheat (bulgur)
4
tomatoes (chopped, large)
2 bn
scallions ( finely chopped, about 1 c)
2
cucumbers (small, peeled and chopped)
 
Juice of 2 lemons (about 6 T)
1 t
salt
6 T
fresh parsley (chopped)
3 T
fresh mint (chopped, or 1 T dried mint)
6
leaves romaine lettuce
1⁄2 c
olive oil

Instructions

Place cracked wheat in a colander and rinse under cold running water. Squeeze with your hands to remove excess water and drain 1 hour. In a large mixing bowl, combine cracked wheat with all remaining ingredients except lettuce. Line a salad bowl with lettuce leaves and add cracked wheat mixture. Chill before serving. Serves 4 to 6.

Raspberry Jello Salad

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceCele Claffey (1972)
Prep time8 hours
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time8 hours, 10 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
red raspberry Jello
2 pk
frozen red raspberries
6 oz
cream cheese
1⁄2 c
coffee cream (scant)
2 c
mini marshmallows

Instructions

Dissolve Jello in 2 cups boiling water. Add the 2 packages of frozen raspberries and let set. Mix the remaining ingredients the night before: whip cheese and cream together; stir in marshmallows well. Let sit overnight. May still be slightly runny in the morning. Spread Jello and let sit at least 3 or 4 hours before serving.

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