Salads

Hot Chicken Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceHazel Sheahan (1977) Courtesy of Daughter-In-Law Jeanne
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
40 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 time
4 hours
Cooking time
Total time
4 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 time
4 hours
Cooking time
Total time
4 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 time
8 hours, 20 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
8 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 time
1 hour, 20 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
1 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 time
8 hours
Cooking time
10 minutes
Total time
8 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.

Sandra Lee’s Grilled Tomato Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceChristine Minx, Main Library (2007)
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
10 minutes
Total time
15 minutes

Ingredients

1 pt
yellow cherry tomatoes
1⁄4 c
French vinaigrette salad dressing
1⁄4 c
feta cheese, crumbled
2
green onions, sliced
1
head endive

Instructions

Preheat grill to medium-high. Thread tomatoes onto skewers. Brush with vinaigrette and place on grill. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until some begin to burst and get charred. In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, feta cheese, green onions and remaining dressing.

Arrange endive leaves around serving platter in a flower petal pattern, with one end of each leaf touching in the center. Mound the tomato mixture in the center of the plate.

Broccoli & Raisin Salad

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceMarcia Baum (1988)
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
30 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
Salad dressing
1 c
mayonnaise
3⁄4 c
sugar
1⁄3 c
vinegar
1 bn
broccoli (bite-size pieces)
1 lb
crisp fried bacon (bite-size pieces, drain very well)
1
head cauliflower (bite-size pieces)
2
onions (chopped fine)
 
nuts (chopped, to taste)
1 pk
raisins ( 8-oz)

Instructions

Combine first four ingredients for dressing; mix well and set aside. Combine remaining ingredients for salad. Add dressing, toss and serve.

Frozen Cranberry Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceMrs. Weideman (1970)
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
5 minutes

Ingredients

1 cn
whole cranberry sauce
1 cn
crushed pineapple (8- or 9-oz can)
1 c
sour cream

Instructions

Mix together all ingredients. Put in refrigerator tray and freeze. Remove from freezer about 20 minutes before serving so it won’t be too hard. Serve on lettuce leaf.

Westwood Salad Dressing

Summary

Yield
20 Servings
SourceDebby Myers (1980)
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
5 minutes

Ingredients

2 c
oil
1 c
sugar
2⁄3 c
vinegar
3⁄4 c
catsup
1 1⁄2 T
Worcestershire sauce
1 t
salt
1
onion (medium)

Instructions

Put all ingredients in blender. Makes 1 quart.

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