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Chicken Taco Salad

Chicken Taco Salad

Recipe Source: Gooseberry Patch 101 Home-Style Favorites Cookbook

Chicken Taco Salad
 
This chicken taco salad makes a wonderful lunch or light dinner.
Ingredients
  • 8 6-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 c. cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • 1-1/4 oz. pkg. taco seasoning mix
  • ¾ c. water
  • 2 c. shredded lettuce
  • 15-1/2 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1-1/2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ c. green onion, sliced
  • 15-1/4 oz. can corn, drained
  • 2-1/4 oz. can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and cubed
  • Garnish: sour cream, salsa
Instructions
  1. Microwave tortillas on high setting for one minute, or until softened. Press each tortilla into an ungreased jumbo muffin cup to form a bowl shape. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes; cool.
  2. Combine chicken, taco seasoning and water in a skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until blended, about 5 minutes.
  3. Divide lettuce among tortilla bowls. Top with chicken and other ingredients, garnishing with a dollop of sour cream and salsa.


Recipe Source: Gooseberry Patch 101 Home-Style Favorites Cookbook

7th Heaven Layered Salad

7th Heaven Layered Salad

7th Heaven Layered Salad
Serves: 12
 
Serve up this cool layered salad on a hot summer day and watch it disappear.
Ingredients
  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c. mayonnaise
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 1 t. dried basil
  • ½ t. garlic powder
  • ½ t. onion powder
  • ½ head lettuce, torn
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 10 to 12 green onions, finely chopped
  • 8-oz. pkg. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 lb. bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
Instructions
  1. Blend together cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream and seasonings; cover and set aside.
  2. Layer lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots and onions in a glass trifle dish or 13"x9" glass baking pan; spoon cream cheese mixture over top. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese and bacon.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.


Recipe Source: Gooseberry Patch 101 Hearty Recipes Cookbook

Tangy Summer Slaw

Tangy Summer Slaw

Recipe Source: Gooseberry Patch 101 Hearty Recipes Cookbook

Tangy Summer Slaw
 
This lighter version of an old favorite is perfect for hot summer days when you don't want a heavy salad.
Ingredients
  • 1 head red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 head green cabbage, shredded
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 16-oz. bottle red wine vinegar & oil salad dressing
  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • ¼ c. sugar
  • 1 T. Dijon mustard
  • 1 t. caraway seed
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Toss together vegetables in a large serving bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over vegetables.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Toss before serving.


Recipe Source: Gooseberry Patch 101 Hearty Recipes Cookbook

Amish Macaroni Salad

Amish Macaroni Salad

Amish Macaroni Salad
 
This is the best macaroni salad ever, and always a favorite in my house.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle relish
  • 2 cups creamy salad dressing (i.e. Miracle Whip)
  • 3 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 2¼ teaspoons white vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon celery seed
Instructions
  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until tender. Drain, and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the eggs, onion, celery, red pepper, and relish.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the salad dressing, mustard, white sugar, vinegar, salt and celery seed. Pour over the vegetables, and stir in macaroni until well blended.
  4. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

 

Recipe Source: AllRecipes.com

Photo Credit: stu_spivack / CC

Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna Pasta Salad
 
No summer get-together is complete without pasta salad and this one is a favorite among many.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups pasta
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 2 TBSP mustard
  • 3-4 TBSP onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp seasoned salt
  • shake pepper
  • 1 cup peas, frozen
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • ½ cup chopped dill pickles
  • ½ cup hard boiled egg, diced (optional)
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tuna, drained and flaked
Instructions
  1. Boil noodles until al dente. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. Mix together the mayo, mustard, onion, garlic, garlic salt, parsley, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until combined.
  3. Mix the noodles and sauce together, then add frozen peas, cheese, tuna and pickles. Stir and enjoy!

 

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad
 
No summer get-together is complete without pasta salad and this one is a favorite.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. Pasta (small shells or rotini work well)
  • 1 c. sliced black olives
  • ½ c. crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 c. chopped broccoli
  • 1 c. mini pepperoni
  • ½ packet dry Zesty Italian Dressing mix
  • ½ bottle Italian Dressing
Instructions
  1. Boil pasta until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Combine other ingredients with pasta and mix well.

 

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