Tag Archives: salad

Cucumber salad dressing

15 Jun

Cucumber salad dressing

  • 1 c. yogurt
  • 2 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. dill
  • 1 tsp. dill seed
  • 1 to 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbs. honey

Pour this over sliced cucumbers. I used ~8 from the garden. Let sit about a half hour before eating.

Honey balsamic dressing

15 Dec

Honey salad dressing

  • 1/4 c. avocado oil
  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 Tbs. dijon mustard
  • 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
  • 6 Tbs. honey

Shake in a glass jar or whisk together in bowl.

Green beans and potatoes with feta salad dressing

12 Aug

Green beans and potatoes with salad dressing

  • 1 lb. little potatoes (can use small russet), washed
  • 1 lb. fresh green beans (~4 c.), trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 c. Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1 Tbs. onion, minced
  • 1 Tbs. fresh parsley (or 1 tsp. dried), chopped

Boil the potatoes whole in salted water ~15 to 20 min. (until pierced easily).  Plunge in ice water after cooked.  Slice into bite-sized pieces.  Put green beans in the boiling water used for the potatoes and boil for 2 to 3 min. (until bright green).  Plunge in an ice bath when done.  Combine the potatoes, green beans, olives, onion, and parsley in a large bowl.  Add dressing (below) and serve.  Good with some fresh tomatoes and kids like with cottage cheese.

Feta salad dressing

  • 2 Tbs. red wine, champagne, or sherry vinegar
  • 3 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 oz. feta cheese

Cucumber and tomato salad (greek style)

1 Jul

Cucumber and tomato salad

  • 2 tomatoes, halved and sliced thin
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, halved, and sliced thin
  • 2 Tbs. capers
  • 2 to 4 Tbs. onion, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • dash cracked pepper
  • 2 Tbs. oregano, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. lemon luice
  • 2 to 3 Tbs. olive oil

Mix and serve.

Raspberry vinaigrette

18 Jan

Raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing

  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1/2 c. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 to 1 tsp. crushed black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano (1 Tbs. fresh)
  • 3 Tbs. raspberry preserves

Combine and mix in blender/processor.