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"Family Recipes" a medley of tasty and refreshing salads for the summer

by Nomadic Display 19. June 2010 00:22
Start your summer with a tasty and refreshing treat. Try the following salad recipes from our Nomadic’s “Family Recipes” book.  Enjoy them with your family and friends this summer.

Tim's Tenderloin Hot Spinach Salad
Steakby Tim
20 oz     Tenderloin Steak (20 oz)
30 oz     Fresh Washed Organic Spinach
8 oz       Fresh Cucumber
1            Portabella Mushroom, large
20          Fresh Grape Tomatoes
20          Fresh Pitted Kalamata Olives
1/4         Red Onion
2 ybsp    Garlic, Minced
1/2 cup   Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup   Balsamic Vinegar
Grill Tenderloin to preference (medium rare) and thinly slice. Heat a large saucepan to medium temperature and pour in Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar. Add minced Garlic, Cucumber, Portabella Mushroom, Red Onion, Grape Tomatoes and heat for 3-5 minutes at medium temperature. Add spinach and Tenderloin slices and stir until spinach reduces. Serve immediately.

My Mom’s Family Favorite Shrimp Salad
Shrimpby Susan Brauer
1/2 lb       Shell pasta
1 lb          Cooked shrimp
1/2 cup    French dressing
1 ½ cup   Pineapple chunks
1/4 cup    Diced green pepper
2/3 cup    Mayo
1 tsp        Salt
Cook shell pasta and drain. Add shrimp and French dressing – toss to coat. Chill covered. Drain French dressing and add all other ingredients.

Nashville Salad
Applesby Todd Austin of Advent
1/2 cup    Sugar
1/4 cup    Cider vinegar
1 tsp        Salt
1 cup       Olive oil
1 tsp        Dry mustard
1 tsp        Paprika
1 tsp        Celery salt

1 head      Romaine lettuce
1/2 cup     Walnuts, chopped
1 head      Red leaf lettuce
1/4 cup     Bleu Cheese, crumbled    
2               Red apples, chopped
Blend all salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad before serving.