Category Archives: Vegetable Salads

Vegetable salad recipes

Tangy Tomato Veggie Salad

6/12/16

This week’s featured recipe, Tangy Tomato Veggie Salad, is credited to my hard working hubby!  It’s turned Really hot here lately and he spends a lot of time working outside, so when it comes to meal time, COLD is the main theme!  His suggestion for a tomato based salad resulted in this week’s featured recipe!  Tangy Tomato Veggie Salad is refreshing, delicious and BONUS….it’s a snap to put together!  The flavors of all the fresh veggies, yummy peppercinis and Italian dressing combine to create a truly delicious and flavorful salad.  Give it a try and let me know what you think!  Stay cool & have a great week!  Lisa

If you’re looking for refreshing and different salads, you should also check out Cornfed Creations’ Greek Inspired Corn Salad!  Full of fresh veggies and combined with a light and yummy Greek yogurt and sour cream dressing, Greek Inspired Corn Salad is decidedly different and delicious!

Tangy Tomato Veggie Salad

A wonderful refreshing salad!

30 minPrep Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

2 lbs. fresh ripe tomatoes cut into chunks
2 large cucumbers, peeled and cut into chunks
1 medium red onion, largely diced
8 oz. pkg. Cremini mushrooms, quartered
1 large red bell pepper, largely diced
8 oz. jar peppercinis, cored and quartered, plus juice
16 oz. bottle Italian dressing (house or zesty)

Instructions

  1. In a large container or bowl that has a lid, layer tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, mushrooms, bell pepper and peppercinis.
  2. Pour juice from peppercinis over all of the layered vegetables.
  3. Shake the bottle of Italian dressing well to combine ingredients that may have settled.
  4. Add dressing to vegetables, drizzling slowly to coat top layer of vegetables as much as possible. Add lid to container and seal well.
  5. Shake container to coat all vegetables.
  6. Place in the refrigerator and let marinate at least 2 hours prior to serving.
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http://cornfedcreations.com/tangy-tomato-veggie-salad/

Greek Inspired Corn Salad

Originally posted 04/24/16

If you’re looking for a bright, fresh and unique salad, Greek Inspired Corn Salad is one you should certainly try!  This week’s featured recipe is a combination of fresh veggies, creamy, rich avocado, the bright flavor of fresh dill and the slight edgy flavor of Feta cheese.  This combination makes an amazingly delicious salad!  Perfect to make ahead for pot luck lunches or special occasions at home, you’re sure to get requests to share the recipe and requests for seconds from family and friends, alike!  Be sure to drop me a line and let me know what you think!  Until next time, have a great week!  Lisa

If you enjoy these recipes, be sure to check out my  Cornfed Creations Cookbook that features over 100 different recipes for quick and easy meal fixin’s.

Corn Salad Greek Inspired

Corn Salad Greek Inspired
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Greek Inspired Corn Salad

Cool, refreshing and delicious!

30 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

For Salad:​
​24 oz. fresh or frozen corn
1 large cucumber, seedless, quartered & thickly sliced
1 small red onion, largely diced
8 oz. cherry tomatoes, halved
1 green bell pepper, largely diced
15 oz. can black olives, halved
1 avocado, roughly chopped
1 c. Feta cheese, crumbled
For the dressing:
2 c. plain Greek yogurt
1 c. sour cream
2 t. canola oil
1 small cucumber, seedless, grated
1 T. garlic, minced
1 T. fresh dill, finely chopped
1 T. ranch dressing mix

Instructions

  1. In a large sauce pan, bring corn to a boil for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and plunge corn into ice cold water to stop the cooking process.
  2. Drain and add to a large mixing bowl along with the sliced cucumber, onion, tomatoes, bell pepper, and black olives, then set aside.
  3. For dressing:
  4. In a small mixing bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, sour cream, canola oil, grated cucumber, minced garlic, fresh dill and ranch dressing mix and whisk together to combine.
  5. Pour dressing mixture over vegetable mixture. Add half of the avocado and half of the Feta cheese and fold together. Allow to chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  6. When serving, top with additional avocado and Feta cheese.
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http://cornfedcreations.com/greek-inspired-corn-salad/