PERFECT CAESAR SALAD

PERFECT CAESAR SALAD Familiar and new. Old school, new school. The best of Caesar! Makes 2 extra large servings Animal-Free Barbecue Mayonnaise Spread (locate in Sauce/Condiment and animal-Free Dairy sections), ⅓ c. white Balsamic vinegar 2 peeled garlic cloves, mashed on counter top, not board, till fine 6 c. fresh romaine lettuce cuts, light and … Continue reading PERFECT CAESAR SALAD

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BROCCOLI AND MUSHROOM ANTIPASTO SALAD

BROCCOLI AND MUSHROOM ANTIPASTO Fresh broccoli buds and mushroom caps marinated in a garlic and curry red wine vinaigrette! Serves 6 1 c. olive oil 1/2 c. red wine vinegar 3 lg. garlic cloves, peeled and grated 1 t. mild curry powder 1/2 t. dry mustard salt to taste 1 lg. bunch fresh broccoli 3 … Continue reading BROCCOLI AND MUSHROOM ANTIPASTO SALAD

FRESH CARROT AND GINGER SALAD

FRESH CARROT AND GINGER SALAD with prunes and pine nuts in a white Balsamic vinaigrette! Makes 5 cups 2/3 c. white Balsamic vinegar 1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil 3 T. pine nuts 2 T. powdered sugar 1/4 c. water 1 t. salt freshly ground black pepper 3 c. carrot matchsticks (see below) 3 med. … Continue reading FRESH CARROT AND GINGER SALAD

MARINATED ANTIPASTO SALAD

MARINATED ANTIPASTO SALAD Fresh mushrooms, sweet onion, artichoke hearts, tomatoes and black olives marinated for 24 hours in a fresh thyme and garlic red wine vinaigrette! Serves 6-8 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup red vine vinegar 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and grated 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt several dashes … Continue reading MARINATED ANTIPASTO SALAD

MARINATED CARROT STRIPS

MARINATED CARROT STRIPS A simple, delicious way to get your vitamin A! Serves 6 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 small garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped salt to taste 2 cups fresh carrot strips, matchstick size In medium-sized mixing bowl combine oil, vinegar and garlic. Stir briskly with fork till thickened, … Continue reading MARINATED CARROT STRIPS

MARINATED BEETS AND YELLOW ONION

MARINATED BEETS AND YELLOW ONION Fancy cut shoestring beets and fresh onion strips marinated in a raspberry, garlic and coriander dressing! Serves 6-8 1/4 c. corn oil 2 T. raspberry vinegar 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped 1/4 t. ground coriander salt to taste freshly ground black pepper 1/2 med. yellow onion; peel, cut in … Continue reading MARINATED BEETS AND YELLOW ONION

MARINATED BEETS AND HEARTS OF PALM

MARINATED BEETS AND HEARTS OF PALM Fancy cut shoestring beets, tender rounds of hearts of palm and rings of sweet onion marinated in a walnut oil and white wine tarragon dressing. Served with fresh sliced black bread! Makes 4-6 servings 1/3 c. walnut oil (Huille de Noix by G. Vivier an import from France is best … Continue reading MARINATED BEETS AND HEARTS OF PALM

MARINATED BABY LIMA BEANS

MARINATED BABY LIMA BEANS Baby lima beans boiled till plump, then tossed with sliced celery and a sweet mustard lemon and dill vinaigrette! Serves 6-8 10 oz. package frozen baby lima beans 2 c. water 1/2 t. salt 1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil 3 T. white vinegar 1 t. fresh lemon juice 1 T. prepared … Continue reading MARINATED BABY LIMA BEANS

MARINATED APPLE AND CELERY SALAD I

MARINATED APPLE AND CELERY SALAD I Tiny cuts of crisp celery and sweet juicy apple marinated in a spicy sweet oil and vinegar dressing with a splash of Cream sherry wine! Serves 6 1/3 c. peanut oil (I used Planter’s for good peanut flavor) 2 T. apple cider or red wine vinegar 1 T. Cream … Continue reading MARINATED APPLE AND CELERY SALAD I

SUMMER TOMATO MARINADE

SUMMER TOMATO MARINADE A light, refreshing antipasto salad of tomato and cucumber meats sprinkled with Kalamata olive strips. Dressed with a tender champagne and garlic vinaigrette. Yes, a dressing can be tender! Serves 6-8 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 2 T. white vinegar 2 T. extra dry champagne 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely … Continue reading SUMMER TOMATO MARINADE

MEXICAN CORN SALAD

MEXICAN CORN SALAD Sweet yellow corn, fresh Roma tomatoes, sweet red roasted peppers, mild pepperoncini and black olive marinated in a garlic and cilantro white wine vinaigrette! Serves 6-8 12 oz. can vacuum packed whole kernel corn, or 17 ounce can whole kernel corn, drained 2 c. diced fresh Roma (Italian plum) tomatoes 1 sweet … Continue reading MEXICAN CORN SALAD

POTATO AND BROCCOLI VINAIGRETTE

POTATO AND BROCCOLI VINAIGRETTE Fresh steamed potato cubes tossed with fresh broccoli buds, red apple and rings of red onion in a sweet and sour celery seed and basil dressing! Serves 6 5 med. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/3 c. mild olive oil 1 T. hot chili oil 3 T. … Continue reading POTATO AND BROCCOLI VINAIGRETTE

SWEET BUTTER LETTUCE SALAD

SWEET BUTTER LETTUCE SALAD with an extra virgin olive oil and raspberry vinaigrette! Serves 4-6 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 2 t. raspberry vinegar 1/4 t. dry mustard 1/4 t. onion powder salt and black pepper 1 very lg., 2-3 med., or 3-4 small heads butter (Boston) lettuce, washed, dried and crisped In small bowl … Continue reading SWEET BUTTER LETTUCE SALAD

SOY PEPPERONI AND RADICCHIO SALAD

 SOY PEPPERONI AND RADICCHIO SALAD This is a great tasting hearty salad. The bitter taste of the radicchio and escarole support the strong flavors of the other ingredients, and the sweet herb dressing brings them all together for a sensational flavor achievement! Serves 6 Dressing makes 3/4 c. 1/4 c. plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil … Continue reading SOY PEPPERONI AND RADICCHIO SALAD

BROCCOLI AND MUSHROOM SALAD

BROCCOLI AND MUSHROOM SALAD with greens, and tomatoes drizzled with a creamy Macadamia Nut Dressing! Wonderful! Serves 5 1/3 c. corn oil 2 T. sweet cucumber pickle juice (bread and butter style), strained to remove seeds 1 T. white wine tarragon vinegar 1/2 c. whole, jumbo, salted macadamia nuts 1/4 c. plus 2 tablespoons nondairy liquid … Continue reading BROCCOLI AND MUSHROOM SALAD

MEDITERRANEAN SALAD BOWL

MEDITERRANEAN SALAD BOWL Fresh romaine lettuce, sweet red peppers, black olives and sun-dried tomatoes tossed in a caper and pine nut vinaigrette! Serves 6 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil 1/4 c. Balsamic vinegar 1/2 t. garlic granules 1/2 t. onion powder 1/2 t. ground fennel seed 1 t. small capers, drained 2 T. pine … Continue reading MEDITERRANEAN SALAD BOWL

GARDEN SALAD WITH AVOCADO DRESSING

GARDEN SALAD WITH AVOCADO DRESSING Creamy avocado dressing seasoned with lime and curry tossed with greens, tomatoes, cucumber and onions! Serves 6-8 1 lg. chilled ripe avocado, peeled, seeded & cubed 1/4 c. corn oil 1/8 c. white wine vinegar 1/8 c. fresh juice of lime 1-1/2 teaspoon mild curry powder 1/4 t. garlic powder 1/4 … Continue reading GARDEN SALAD WITH AVOCADO DRESSING

CREAMY PINE NUT SALAD

CREAMY PINE NUT SALAD Garlic, thyme and pine nuts blended with extra virgin olive oil and Balsamic vinegar. Tossed with fresh-cut romaine lettuce! Serves 6 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil 2-1/2 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar 2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced 1/2 t. dried thyme 1/4 c. pine (pignoli) nuts salt and black pepper to … Continue reading CREAMY PINE NUT SALAD

CIRCUS SALAD

CIRCUS SALAD Fresh romaine lettuce and spinach greens combined with sweet onion, red pepper, sweet gherkin pickle and ripe avocado. Tossed with a sweet and sour mustard dressing! Serves 6 4 c. cut romaine lettuce 4 c. fresh flat spinach 5 T. olive oil 2 T. white wine vinegar 1 T. sweet gherkin pickle juice … Continue reading CIRCUS SALAD

CHRISTMAS PISTACHIO NUT SALAD

CHRISTMAS PISTACHIO NUT SALAD Pistachio nut vinaigrette served over crisp leaf lettuce! Perfect for the holidays! Serves 5 5 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 T. white wine tarragon vinegar couple dashes garlic powder 20 whole pistachio nuts, shelled and crushed to a paste salt to taste 1 med. head green leaf lettuce, washed, crisped … Continue reading CHRISTMAS PISTACHIO NUT SALAD

CHINESE TOSS SALAD

CHINESE TOSS SALAD Fresh spinach, marinated mushroom, fresh pea pods, sweet orange, ringlets of onion and sliced almonds tossed with a garlic, ginger and soy dressing! Serves 6 1/3 c. peanut oil 2 T. white vinegar 2 T. soy sauce 1 t. sugar 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1 t. grated fresh peeled … Continue reading CHINESE TOSS SALAD

CABIN FEVER SALAD

CABIN FEVER SALAD Toasted French bread cubes sautéed in margarine, garlic and cinnamon with Spanish peanuts and a spray of sugar. Tossed in a romaine lettuce salad with tomato, avocado and sweet onion. Dressed with a nut oil vinaigrette! Serve 4-6 1 med. head romaine lettuce, washed, crisped and torn into bite-size pieces 2 c. … Continue reading CABIN FEVER SALAD

AVOCADO, SPROUT AND CASHEW SALAD

AVOCADO, SPROUT AND CASHEW SALAD Ripe avocado, greens and sprouts combined with tomato, rings of red onion and roasted cashews. Tossed with oil of avocado and garlic dressing! Makes 4-6 servings 1/3 c. avocado oil 1 T. red wine vinegar 1 T. white wine vinegar 1 T. fresh lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely … Continue reading AVOCADO, SPROUT AND CASHEW SALAD

APPLE, PECAN AND SPINACH SALAD

APPLE, PECAN AND SPINACH SALAD Sweet red apples and pecans tossed with fresh spinach in a walnut oil and raspberry vinaigrette! Makes 4 servings 5 T. walnut oil 2-1/2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar 1 garlic clove, peeled and grated 1/4 t. dry mustard salt to taste 1 bunch fresh flat leaf spinach, stems removed, washed and crisped … Continue reading APPLE, PECAN AND SPINACH SALAD

SHARON LEE’S SPECIAL HOUSE SALAD

SHARON LEE'S SPECIAL HOUSE SALAD with Creamy Pink Fennel Dressing! 5 servings of salad with extra dressing Dressing makes 1-3/4 cups 2/3 c. corn oil 1/4 c. white vinegar 1/4 c. tomato paste 1/2 c. non-dairy liquid creamer 1-1/2 T. sugar 1 t. firmly packed light brown sugar 1 t. ground fennel seed (ground to … Continue reading SHARON LEE’S SPECIAL HOUSE SALAD

SHARON LEE’S SPECIAL CHEF’S SALAD

SHARON LEE'S SPECIAL CHEF'S SALAD Who says you can’t have your chef’s salad and eat it too! We use soy meats for the meat, and avocado for the texture of egg! The dressing is up to you, just like in a restaurant. Serves 4-6 4 heaping c. cut romaine lettuce, washed and crisped 4 heaping c. … Continue reading SHARON LEE’S SPECIAL CHEF’S SALAD

SHARON LEE’S CAESAR SALAD

 SHARON LEE'S CAESAR SALAD Before cooking animal-free, my all-time favorite salad was Caesar Salad. Although my own Caesar Salad now contains no animal products, I derive the same satisfaction and pleasure from this recipe as I did back then. Serves 4-6 1/2 c. peanut oil (Planter’s is only brand with enough peanut flavor for this dressing, … Continue reading SHARON LEE’S CAESAR SALAD

SESAME SPINACH SALAD

SESAME SPINACH SALAD A sweet sesame oil vinaigrette served over fresh spinach and scallions! Serves 4 1/4 c. sesame oil (light not dark) 2 T. white vinegar 1 T. soy sauce 1 T. sugar 1 T. chopped fresh sweet red pepper 1 T. raw, hulled sesame seed 2 dashes red cayenne pepper dash red pepper … Continue reading SESAME SPINACH SALAD

SALAD IN A RED DRESS

SALAD IN A RED DRESS A traditional garden salad dressed with bold familiar flavors of red: sweet, sour and spicy! Serves 6 5 T. corn oil 2 T. plus 2 t. white vinegar 2 T. brown sugar 1/4 c. ketchup 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1 t. finely chopped sweet onion 2 t. sweet … Continue reading SALAD IN A RED DRESS

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM AND WILTED SPINACH SALAD

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM AND WILTED SPINACH SALAD  A traditional salad with a new spin! Fresh spinach, red roasted peppers, avocado and scallion tossed with a warm sweet-sour Balsamic vinaigrette with soy bacon bits and topped with sautéed Portobello mushroom slices! Makes 4 main dish salads Dressing: 1/3 c. vegetable oil 1/3 c. Balsamic vinegar 1-1/2 T. … Continue reading PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM AND WILTED SPINACH SALAD

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD Crisp greens and cuts of fresh orange dressed with a saffron vinaigrette! Serves 4 1/4 c. olive oil 1-1/2 T. white Balsamic vinegar 1/2 t. onion powder 1 tiny pinch powdered saffron fresh finely ground black pepper salt to taste 8 c. crisped torn greens (butter and bronze lettuce, or field greens) … Continue reading ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD