Favorite Recipes ♥ · Sides & Salads

Mama Carp’s 1000 Island Dressing

  • 1 ½ cups lite mayo
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped pickle
  • 4-5 dashes franks hot sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • A good ¼ teaspoon season salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Pulse all ingredients in food processor – refrigerate in covered container. This tastes better when made a head. Use this on Rueben’s and cheeseburgers…. My kids use it as a chip dip as well : )

Favorite Recipes ♥ · Sides & Salads

Strawberry Spinach Salad

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Dressing:

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon grated onion (opt.)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons poppy seeds

 

Shake until blended- set aside.

Measure 1/3 cup sugar, set next to the dressing above (you’ll be adding it to the dressing just before serving)

Salad:

  • 1 large bag spinach- triple washed
  • 1 cup grated Swiss cheese
  • ½ cup cashew pieces
  • 1 cup (+) fresh sliced strawberries
  • 2-3 Granny Smith apples-(pears work great too!) Peeled & chopped-make sure this is done last so your apples don’t turn brown.

 

Mix together in a glass bowl. Add your sugar to the dressing, re-shake & add to salad.

Serve immediately.

Favorite Recipes ♥ · Sides & Salads

Elegant Holiday Potatoes

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  • 7-8 Medium Red Potatoes
  • (about 2 ¼ pounds)
  • 8 Ounces Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 /4 Cup Chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Pint Whipping Cream (2 cups)
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter- softened

Boil potatoes in jackets, cool; peel & slice by hand . Shred Cheese. Spray 2- quart Casserole or 9 x 13 pan. Alternate layers of Potatoes, Onion & Cheese in Casserole. Sprinkle with Salt. Pour Cream over Potato-cheese layers. Dot with Butter. Bake partially covered with foil for 55-65 Minutes at 350 °.

Serve this with Prime Rib as well as Sliced Ham.