Baby Shower Recipes - Salads
PASTA AND SEAFOOD SALAD
2 cup multi-colored pasta twirls
10 oz. crab meat or lobster, cooked (imitation kind if fine)
3 stalks celery
1 sm. can (2 to 3 oz.) sliced black olives
4 or 5 green onions (scallions)
1/2 sm. green or yellow pepper
6 oz. shredded cheese (optional)
1/2 cup "Good Stuff" Salad Dressing (see recipe)
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook pasta until tender. Wash thoroughly with cold water and drain.
While pasta is cooking chop, celery, scallions and pepper into small pieces. Place in large bowl.
Cut seafood into small pieces and add. Drain olives and add. Add cooled and drained pasta, salad dressing and lemon juice. Toss gently.
Add more salad dressing if desired.
Salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle cheese on salad, if desired or garnish with cherry tomatoes, parsley or whatever.
Chill in refrigerator for at least one hour before serving.
TUNA PASTA SALAD
2 (6 1/2 oz.) cans tuna
1 (8 oz.) pkg. tortellini pasta, filled with Parmesan cheese
4 boiled eggs, chopped
Small onion, chopped
1/2 cup sweet salad cubes
1/2 cup chopped celery
Cook pasta in 2 1/2 quart boiling salted water, according to package directions. Drain and cool.
Add all other ingredients to pasta. Mix with mayonnaise to taste.
PERFECT POTATO SALAD
2 lbs. potatoes (about 6 medium)
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1/2 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise
3 to 4 hard cooked eggs, cut up
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Cut up potatoes and cook 30 to 35 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.
Combine potatoes with onion, mayonnaise, eggs, salt, and pepper. Stir all ingredients well.