Fruit - Christmas Salad recipes

Author: Barbara James  

This Christmas salad is a blend of mixed greens, oranges, pomegranate, feta cheese and candied pecans, all tossed in a homemade dressing. From the kitchen of Shug Cupp Cleeton, Moberly MO.

Christmas Salad

Christmas Salad
This is a very easy (and very pretty) holiday salad that can be made in advance. It can even be frozen. From the kitchen of Shug Cupp Cleeton, Moberly MO.
Provided by: Tona C.
Total time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 1 serving
Number of ingredients: 6
Ingredients:
  • 1 (16 ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 1 (14 ounce) can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (9 ounce) carton Cool Whip
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 406.5 calories
  • Fat: 15.2 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 10.1 grams
  • Cholesterol: 18 milligrams
  • Sodium: 93 milligrams
  • Carbohydrate: 64.5 grams
  • Fiber: 0.9 grams
  • Sugar: 45.7 grams
  • Protein: 5.4 grams
How to cook:
  1. Chill all ingredients. Drain crushed pineapple. Mix all ingredients well and place in a clear glass serving bowl. Chill until time to serve. If you freeze it in advance, be sure to allow 30-60 minutes to thaw before serving.
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Christmas Salad

Christmas Salad
Natasha Phan of L.A.’s Kogi restaurant empire craves this crisp, fresh salad during the holidays, when there’s always an abundance of rich dishes at the table. Slideshow: More Christmas Side Dish Recipes
Provided by: Food & Wine
Total time: 45 minutes
Yields: 12 servings
Number of ingredients: 17
Ingredients:
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 24 small square or round wonton wrappers
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest plus 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, finely grated
  • Large pinch of sugar
  • Three 4-ounce bunches of arugula (not baby), trimmed and very coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 pound Belgian endives (4 small)—halved lengthwise, cored and thickly sliced on the bias
  • 2 small fennel bulbs, halved through the core and very thinly sliced crosswise
  • Two 4-ounce bunches of watercress, thick stems discarded
  • 1 1/2 cups pomegranate seeds
  • 1 cup thinly sliced scallions
How to cook:
  1. In a large, deep skillet, heat 1/4 inch of vegetable oil until shimmering. Add 2 or 3 wonton wrappers at a time to the hot oil and fry over moderately high heat, turning, until browned and crisp, 1 to 2 minutes per batch. Using tongs, transfer to paper towels to drain and season lightly with salt.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the soy sauce with the olive oil, shallot, lime zest, lime juice, sesame oil, garlic and sugar. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the arugula, endive, fennel, watercress, pomegranate seeds and scallions. Add the dressing and toss. Serve right away, with the crispy wontons.
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Christmas Salad

Christmas Salad
I enjoy entertaining during the holidays and always include this colorful salad on the menu. The red pepper and water chestnuts add a sweet crunch...while the homemade vinaigrette gives this salad a savory zest.
Provided by: Taste of Home
Total time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 12 servings
Number of ingredients: 15
Ingredients:
  • CRANBERRY VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 2 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • SALAD:
  • 12 cups mixed greens
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained, optional
  • Grated or shredded Parmesan cheese, optional
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 140 calories
  • Fat: 14g fat (2g saturated fat)
  • Cholesterol: 0 cholesterol
  • Sodium: 129mg sodium
  • Carbohydrate: 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars
  • Fiber: 2g fiber)
  • Protein: 1g protein.
How to cook:
  1. In a blender, combine the first eight ingredients. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Chill until ready to serve.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, red pepper and water chestnuts if desired. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Serve with cranberry vinaigrette.
Notes: Christmas Salad Recipe, Chill all ingredients. Drain crushed pineapple. Mix all ingredients well and place in a clear glass serving bowl. Chill until time to serve.

Christmas Salad

Christmas Salad
This Christmas salad is a blend of mixed greens, oranges, pomegranate, feta cheese and candied pecans, all tossed in a homemade dressing. An easy and festive salad that is the perfect addition to any holiday menu!
Provided by: Sara Welch
Total time: 16 minutes
Cook time: 1 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 11
Ingredients:
  • 7 cups mixed spring greens
  • 1 1/4 cups orange segments (mandarin oranges, clementines or tangerines)
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (can substitute dried cranberries)
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese (crumbled)
  • 1/2 cup candied pecans (roughly chopped)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon shallot (minced)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 290 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 16 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 11 mg
  • Sodium: 193 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Place the mixed greens, oranges, pomegranate seeds, feta cheese and pecans in a large bowl.
  2. Place all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, whisk until smooth.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad mixture to taste, then gently toss to coat. You may have dressing left over. Serve immediately.
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