Fruity Curry Chicken Salad

Fruity Curry Chicken Salad
Simple Salad Recipe Ingredients
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cooked and diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 Golden Delicious apple - peeled, cored and diced
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3/4 cup light mayonnaise
Simple Salad Recipe Instructions

In a large bowl combine the chicken, celery, onion, apple, raisins, grapes, pecans, pepper, curry powder and mayonnaise. Mix all together. Serve!

Mexican Bean Salad

Mexican Bean Salad
Simple Salad Recipe Ingredients
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen corn kernels
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Simple Salad Recipe Instructions

In a large bowl, combine beans, bell peppers, frozen corn, and red onion.
In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, lime juice, lemon juice, sugar, salt, garlic, cilantro, cumin, and black pepper. Season to taste with hot sauce and chili powder.
Pour olive oil dressing over vegetables; mix well. Chill thoroughly, and serve cold.

Holiday Chicken Salad

Holiday Chicken Salad
Simple Salad Recipe Ingredients

4 cups cubed, cooked chicken meat
1 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
1 cup chopped celery
2 green onions, chopped
1/2 cup minced green bell pepper
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon seasoning salt
ground black pepper to taste

Simple Salad Recipe Instructions

In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise with paprika and seasoned salt. Blend in dried cranberries, celery, bell pepper, onion, and nuts. Add chopped chicken, and mix well. Season with black pepper to taste. Chill 1 hour.

Strawberry Spinach Salad I

Strawberry Spinach Salad I
Simple Salad Recipe Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered
Simple Salad Recipe Instructions

In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Cover, and chill for one hour.
In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Tuna Salad in a Popover Bowl

Tuna Salad in a Popover Bowl
Simple Salad Recipe Ingredients

* 3 hard cooked eggs
* 1 can tuna, drained
* 3/4 cup celery, sliced
* 2 green onions, minced
* 1/2 cup mayonnaise
* 1 tablespoon lemon juice
* Salt and pepper to taste
* Popover Bowl:
* 2 tablespoons salad oil
* 1 clove garlic, peeled
* 3 eggs
* 2/3 cups flour
* 2/3 cups milk
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
* 2 cups shredded lettuce
* Paprika, optional

Simple Salad Recipe Instructions

Sieve 1 hard egg yolk and cut the hard egg white in wedges, reserve for garnish. Chop remaining cooked eggs. Mix chopped cooked eggs with tuna, celery, onion, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss lightly and chill 2 hours or longer. About 1 hour before serving, pour oil into a 9 inch pie plate. Add garlic and place in oven to preheat to 450 degrees. Meanwhile, whisk eggs, flour, salt and tarragon until smooth. Remove garlic fom hot oil and pour egg mixture into pie plate. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes then reduce heat to 350 degrees. Continue baking 20 minutes. This makes a large puff with indented center. Cover bottom of popover with lettuce. Fill with tuna salad. Garnish with egg wedges and sieved yolk. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired.