Salads

Pistachio Salad

Summary

Yield
1 Servings
SourceMary Hayes (2002)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time
Total time10 minutes

Ingredients

1 ct
whipped topping (9-oz)
1
box INSTANT pistachio pudding
1 cn
crushed pineapple and juice (small)
1 c
miniature marshmallows
1⁄2 c
nuts (chopped)

Instructions

Fold dry pudding into whipped topping. Add remaining ingredients and refrigerate.

Strawberry Salad

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceMarty Prass (1990)
Prep time1 hour, 20 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time1 hour, 30 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
strawberry Jello (small pks, or 1 large pk)
1 c
boiling water
1 cn
crushed pineapple (large, drained)
2
bananas (up to 3, mashed)
1⁄2 c
nuts (chopped, optional)
2 pk
frozen strawberries (10-oz pks, thawed)

Instructions

Boil water and mix with Jello. Add everything; mix well and chill until set, or mix all of the above ingredients and chill half of mixture. Once firm, spread 1/2 pint of sour cream over the top. Then pour reserved half of mixture over sour cream. Chill until set.

Sweet Potato Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceSue Lense, Main Library (2006)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time5 minutes
Total time35 minutes

Ingredients

2
sweet potatoes or yams
1
green pepper
1
tomato (optional)
1 bn
fresh cilantro, chopped (to taste)
3 clv
garlic, minced
1 ds
cumin
 
juice from one fresh lime
3
green onions (chopped)
2
jalapeño peppers, or hot pepper, minced (to taste)
3
cross-sections fresh ginger, finely chopped
 
Salt to taste
 
Olive oil to taste

Instructions

Boil or microwave sweet potatoes until slightly firm. Chop sweet potatoes, green pepper and tomato into bite-sized pieces. Mix with remaining ingredients and chill.

Broccoli Salad I

Summary

Yield
10 Servings
SourceBev Rhodes (1985)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time
Total time30 minutes

Ingredients

2 bn
fresh broccoli
10 sli
bacon (cooked and crumbled)
2⁄3 c
raisins
1⁄2
onion (chopped)
1 c
mayonnaise
1⁄2 c
sugar
2 T
vinegar

Instructions

Wash and cut broccoli into bite-size pieces. Combine broccoli, bacon, raisins and onions. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar. Mix well. Pour dressing over broccoli mixture and toss. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving, toss- ing occasionally.

Christmas Candle Salad

Summary

Yield
1 Servings
SourceMrs. Browning (1971)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time
Total time10 minutes

Ingredients

 
Lettuce (1 leaf)
1 sli
pineapple
1⁄2
banana
1
maraschino cherry

Instructions

Put crisp lettuce leaf on plate. For candle base, use 1 slice of pineapple. For candle, use 1/2 banana. Set it upright in the center of the pineapple slice. For the flame, use 1 maraschino cherry. Fasten it on top of the banana with a toothpick. Then glow with good eating!

Celery-Apple Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceMrs. Browning (1970)
Prep time3 hours
Cooking time25 minutes
Total time3 hours, 25 minutes

Ingredients

1 pk
cherry-flavored gelatin (3-oz)
1 c
hot water
1⁄4 c
red cinnamon candies
1⁄2 c
boiling water
1 c
apples (chopped, pared)
1 c
celery (chopped)
1⁄2 c
California walnuts (chopped)

Instructions

Dissolve gelatin in 1 cup hot water. Add cinnamon candies to 1/2 cup boiling water; stir to dissolve. Add enough water to make 1 cup liquid. Add to dissolved gelatin. Cool until partially set. Add remaining ingredients. Pour into individual molds; chill until firm. Serve on crisp lettuce.

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