Stir-Fried Beef Salad
1 pound Beef round steak -- boneless
2 tablespoons Oil -- cooking
Garlic clove -- minced
8 ounces Mushrooms, fresh -- sliced
Cucumber -- chopped
Green pepper -- strips
Onion -- sliced *
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon Salt -- seasoned
1/8 teaspoon Pepper, red -- ground
Tomato -- large **
8 ounces Spinach leaves -- fresh
* Separated into rings ** cut into wedges
Partially freeze beef; slice thinly across the grain into bite-size strips. In wok or large skillet cook half the beef in hot oil till browned on all sides. Remove from pan. Repeat with remaining beef and
garlic; remove from pan. Add mushrooms, cucumber, green pepper strips,
onions rings, Italian seasoning, salt, and red pepper to wok.
Stir-fry 3 minutes or till vegetables are crisp-tender. Return beef to
wok; add tomato. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or till heated through.
Remove meat-vegetable mixture to serving bowl; keep warm. Add spinach
leaves to wok; cover and cook for 1 minute or till slightly wilted.
To serve, arrange spinach on four bowls or plates; spoon meat mixture
Strawberry Jello Salad
1 package Strawberry Jello
2 cups Boiling water
3 each Bananas -- mashed
1 can (lg) crushed pineapple
30 ounces Frozen strawberries -- undrain
1 package Sour cream -- large
Mix Jello and 2 cups boiling water and let cool. Add mashed bananas,
pineapple, and undrained frozen strawberries. Put half the mixture into
13" X 9" X 2" pan and chill 30-45 minutes. Spread sour cream on top. Add remaining fruit & Jello mixture, chill, and cut into squares.
Summertime Rice Salad
2 cups cooked rice
--- Vinaigrette -----
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 red bell pepper -- finely diced
3 scallions -- chopped
1 carrot -- chopped
3 tablespoons fresh parsley -- * chopped (see note)
1 cucumber -- peeled and diced
1 tomato -- peeled and chopped
1 celery stalks -- peeled and diced
* Substitute dill or basil for the parsley if preferred.
1. Put rice in a serving bowl and pour 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 4 tablespoons Vinaigrette over. Add freshly ground black pepper to taste. Toss well with fork.
2. Prepare all the remaining ingredients, except tomatoes and
cucumbers, and blend. Mix well and let cool.
3. Add onions and cucumbers just before serving to maintain best
texture and taste for those two vegetables.
Sunshine Orange, Onion and Avocado Salad
1 head Romaine lettuce -- chopped
2 cups arugula
3 navel oranges
1 Vidalia onion
fresh parsley -- chopped
--- Dressing: -----
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 avocados -- sliced
For salad base, wash, dry and tear into bite-sized pieces the romaine
and arugula or watercress. Place a portion on each of 4 serving plates and place in refrigerator while preparing dressing.
Peel the oranges and remove as much of the white pith as possible.
Slice into thin slices, then into half. Place orange slices into bowl.
Slice onions very thin then place in bowl with oranges.
Add the parsley and gently toss to combine. Slice the avocado but do
not toss with onions and oranges.
Arrange the oranges, onions and sliced avocado on plates in a
DRESSING: In small bowl, combine the olive oil, vinegar, orange juice and black pepper to taste. Whisk well. Pour dressing over salad and serve immediately.
SWEET & SOUR PASTA SALAD
1 package EDEN Kamut Spirals
15 ounces Can EDEN Kidney Beans -- - drained
15 ounces Can EDEN Black Beans -- - drained
1 Red pepper -- diced
2 bn Green onions -- diced
3 tablespoons Dried basil
1/3 cup EDEN Brown Rice Vinegar OR EDEN Red Wine Vinegar
1/3 cup EDEN Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup EDEN Barley Malt Syrup
1/3 cup EDEN Shoyu
Cook Spirals as package directs. Rinse and drain. Add drained beans, diced red pepper, green onions and basil. Prepare dressing. Mix into salad and serve.
SWEET POTATO SALAD
1 pound Sweet potatoes -- baked
1/2 cup Green peas -- cold cooked
1/2 cup Crushed unsweetened pineapple
3 tablespoons Parsley -- chopped fresh
1/3 cup Favorite dressing
8 each Lettuce leaves -- (optional)
Peel and slice sweet potatoes and place in a small bowl. Add remaining
ingredients; toss lightly. If desired, serve on lettuce leaves.
Sweet Yogurt Dressing
1 cup Plain, nonfat yogurt
1/4 cup Raisins -- (golden are nice)
1/4 cup Chopped nuts; (walnuts -- pecans, or other)
1 1/2 tablespoons Honey
Mix all ingredients, and chill overnight. Serve cold.
Makes about 1.5 cups. Author's Note: Fresh chopped fruit becomes a special salad or a light dessert with this dressing.
1 head romaine lettuce
1 cucumber -- thinly sliced
5 radishes -- thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper -- seeded and sliced
1 green bell pepper -- seeded and sliced
2 large tomatoes -- cut into wedges
2 scallions -- chopped
1 small red onion -- sliced
3 ounces feta cheese -- sliced or crumbled
1/2 cup fresh parsley -- stem, coarsley chopped
several black olives
2 tablespoons capers -- optional
1/4 cup olive oil
juice of one lemon
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1 garlic clove -- pressed
salt to taste
fresh-ground black pepper to taste
pinch of dried mint
Rinse the roamaine, tear it into bite-sized pieces, and put in salad bowl. Arrange other vegetables attractively over the romaine,topping with the feta, parsley, olives and capers. Combine the dressing ingredients and drizzle over the salad.