Mozzarella  Tomato  Salad






3 medium tomatoes, sliced

8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced

1/4 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons minced fresh basil

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper



Alternate tomato and cheese slices on a platter.


Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with the basil, salt and pepper.


Serve immediately.


Serves 6






Crunchy  Tossed  Salad






6 cups torn salad greens

2 green onions, chopped

1 cup chow mein noodles  

1/2 cup chopped cashews

2 tablespoons crumbled cooked bacon

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

salad dressing of your choice



In a large salad bowl, combine the first six ingredients.


Toss with dressing or serve on the side.



Serves 4 - 6






Tossed  Salad  with  Vinaigrette








6 cups mixed greens

1 large tomato, cut into wedges

1 small zucchini, sliced 

6 fresh mushrooms, quartered




3 tablespoons white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 to 3 drops hot pepper sauce 

2 to 2 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon salt



In a large bowl, toss the greens and vegetables.


Combine dressing ingredients in a jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.


Pour over salad and toss.


Serve immediately.



Serves 8







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