Perfect Thanksgiving Salads

Thanksgiving 2010 will soon be here and with all the rich sides and delicious turkey that will be around the table for the whole family to enjoy it might be a good idea to mix in some vegetables . This year we thought it would be a great idea to give some love to the lonely salad. In many families the salad can get a forgotten treasure. So here a couple of recipes to get you started. Don’t forget to leave us your questions or comments. Also let us know your favorite Thanksgiving Recipe and we will post them with full credit to you of course.

A Special Avocado – Papaya Salad and so easy
  • 1 papaya, diced
  • 1. avocado, diced
  • 3/4 cup diced jicama
  • 2 tbs chopped walnuts toasted

Prepare the above fruits and toss with raspberry vinaigrette to taste

Pretty in Pink Dressing

This is for a large luncheon

In a blender put

  • 1 c sugar
  • 1/2 c red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • about a 1/2 cup chopped red onion

Turn on blender take off top and in the opening slowly add about a 1 cup canola oil while blender is still on and the onions are all chopped into the rest of the dressing

Either serve in a salad dressing server or pour over 1 bag of romaine lettuce, a bag of spinach, two bags of Mediterranean salad

Add a cup and a half of Parmesan, slivered almonds, and 2 cups of mozzarella. Cut small apples with skin tastes delicious too.