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Orange/Almond Salad

Toss together:
1 medium head romaine lettuce – washed, chopped & dried
2 green onions, sliced
Small can mandarin oranges, drained.

2 tbsp sugar
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp tarragon
1/8 tsp pepper
Dash of Tabasco
1/3 cup tarragon vinegar
1 egg yolk
¾ cup veg. (or olive) oil

¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted

Put sugar & seasonings in blender. Slowly add vinegar. Blend well. Add egg yolk. While blender runs slowly, pour in oil. Blend & refrigerate. Add desired amount of dressing to salad. Toss well. Sprinkle almonds on top.

Pasta Salad

2 cups uncooked pasta (macaroni or rainbow fuselli)
Cook & drain. Cool.

2/3 cups sugar
½ cup oil
1/3 cup ketchup
¼ cup vinegar
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
1 tsp paprika

2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
Several green onions, chopped
¼ cucumber, chopped

Mix. Blend dressing & pour over. Refrigerate & stir well.

Five Cup Salad

1 cup mandarin oranges
1 cup pineapple tidits (small can drained)
1 cup coconut (+½ cup)
1 cup sour cream
1 cup minature marshmallows

Combine & chill before serving.

Chicken Salad

6 cups diced chicken
1 ½ cup celery
¼ cup green onion
¾ cup toasted slivered almonds

2 cups mayonnaise
125 pkg cream cheese
¼ tsp seasoning salt
¼ tsp lemon juice
Dash salt

Mix well. Add:
2 cups chopped red grapes
*very good on croissants or in wraps

New Appletown Caesar Salad

1 clove garlic
¼ cup parmesan cheese
¼ cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp lemon juice or vinegar

Blend well in blender. Add enough milk to make right consistency. Add pepper & parsley.

Crunchy Lentil Salad

1 cup dried lentils
1 ½ cup bean sprouts
½ cup coarsely chopped mint leaves (optional)
¼ cup minced red onions
¼ cup fresh orange juice
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp minced orange rind
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp salt
Pepper to taste

Boil water & add lentils. Reduce heat until crispy tender, simmer about 30 min. Drain lentils, rinse under cold water. Pat dry. Put in salad bowl. Add other ingredients. Toss well. Refrigerate for a couple of hours in a covered bowl.

Old Caesar Salad Dressing

3 eggs
3 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
Salt & pepper
3 cloves crushed garlic
1 1/3 cups olive oil
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
5 drops Tabasco sauce

Blend all ingredients except oil. Slowly add oil while blending to thicken.

Poppy Seed Dressing

¾ cup sugar
1 tbsp dry mustard
1/3 cup vinegar
1 cup salad dressing
1 ½ tbsp poppy seeds

Shake in jar to mix.

Caesar Salad

6 tbsp oil
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
½ cup parmesan cheese

Large head Romain lettuce (washed & chopped)
2 cups croutons
¼ cup parmesan cheese
Cooked bacon bits

Taco Salad

1 lb ground beef
1 pkg taco seasoning mix
Dash Tabasco sauce
Lettuce (torn to make 4 cups)
1 cup grated cheddar
1 large tomatoe, cut in wedges
½ cup olives
¼ cup chopped green pepper
2 cups corn chips
1 sm. can kidney beans, drained
Miracle whip

Brown beef & drain. Add seasoning mix & cook as directed. Add Tabasco sauce. Combine vegetables in salad bowl. Toss well. Mix with a little miracle whip. Spoon meat over top. Garnish with crushed corn chips

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