Monday, April 26, 2010


I posted this on Cloth Diaper Nation already, but thought I would repost on my blog.  I want to thank my Aunt Tonya, Aunt Brenda, and friend Loleta for some of the recipes.

Here are a couple of recipes. Will post more when I have more time to type out.

Spaghetti Salad

1 lb spaghetti noodles
1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
1 tomato or 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 red onion, chopped
1/2-3/4 bottle Italian salad dressing
1 tsp Salad Supreme seasoning

Cook spaghetti for 10 minutes after boiling, WONT be done all the way. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Add veggies and combine with pasta. Add dressing and Salad Supreme. Mix well. Chill before serving.

Yummy Fruit Salad

1-21 oz can peach pie filling
1-15 oz can pineapple chunks or tidbits, drained
1-15 oz can mandarin oranges, drained
1-20 oz package frozen strawberries, thawed and sliced
2 bananas, sliced

Mix and serve. May add second can of pie filling to make enough to fill a large Tupperware container.

My Aunt Brenda's Macaroni Salad
**I seriously  this stuff!!

1 package small salad roni, cooked
1 green pepper, chopped
3 green onions, chopped
4 radishes, chopped
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup whipping cream
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp cider vinegar
Mix well and add to pasta and veggies. Chill and serve.

Chopped Chicken Salad
1-7 oz package pasta rings, small--cooked, drained, and cooled
3 cups cooked chicken, cut into 1/2 in cubes
1/2 lb. bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 bag Dole Italian lettuce mix
2 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2 in pieces
1/4 cup diced green onion
1/2 cup Italian cheese, shredded
1-16 oz bottle fave dressing (I use Cheese Fantastico or something like that)
pepper, to taste
parmesan cheese

Chop lettuce mix into small pieces. Mix all ingredients, adding enough dressing to coat (about 1/2-3/4 of bottle). Serve with grated parmesan cheese and pepper.

Crab Pasta Salad

Mix together 1 container clam dip, 1 lb seashell pasta, cooked and drained, 1 lb imitation crab, chopped, 1 cup mayonnaise, 1 small can sliced olives, 1/2 cup chopped celery, 1/2 cup chopped onion, seasoning salt and pepper, to taste. Chill before serving.

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