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International Recipes – Salads

The key to this creamy pasta dish is using a small rice shaped pasta to be mixed together with creamy tzatziki sauce. The feta cheese adds another dimension of flavor. We also included some mayonnaise and crunchy vegetables for extra texture and flavor, and topped it off with lemon zest. This light refreshing pasta salad …

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Mexican Caesar Dressing is a fun alternative to the standard version of the salad that is made with egg yolks, anchovies and lemon juice.  Fans of Caesar salad may be surprised to learn that this classic dish was actually invented in Mexico. The chef was an immigrant from Italy who was working in Tijuana during …

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This recipe joins together two of my favorite backyard barbecue side dishes, potato salad and stuffed eggs with bacon.  I really love stuffed eggs. Making them ahead of time, and finding a good spot to store them before they get mushed in the fridge (especially when it is stocked up for a party) can be …

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Brussels Sprout Slaw is an easy salad and a great alternative to traditional slaw. This is also a slaw without mayonnaise, making it, in my opinion, a little more refreshing.  I’ll be the first to admit that, for many years, Brussels sprouts were not my favorite vegetable. As with most vegetables that I didn’t appreciate, …

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This White Cabbage Salad is easy to make, and it is a delicious and healthy no-mayonnaise coleslaw recipe that is very popular in Romania. Traditional Romanian cuisine is particularly known for its meaty dishes. Roasted pork knuckle, a variety of sausages, cabbages stuffed with pork, or savory meatballs (chiftale) are on the top of the …

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Georgian Salad with Walnut Dressing (Salati Nigvzit) is a refreshing simple salad with with tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions in a fragrant blended walnut dressing. Dishes from the country of Georgia, which is situated above Turkey between Europe and Asia, tend to be on the heavy side. Fans of comfort food will find plenty to enjoy …

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Ispanakhis Pkhali is a traditional Georgian dish that belongs to the category of “pkhali,” a term used for various vegetable-based spreads or salads in Georgia. Pkhali dishes are often served cold and are a popular part of Georgian feasts and celebrations. Other versions of pkhali are made from beetroot, leeks, eggplant, mushrooms, cabbage, or red …

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I first made this salad when trying to figure out what to do with a fig-flavored balsamic vinegar that I received as a gift. Since then it has become a household favorite, even when I only have regular balsamic on hand.  Don’t forget to pin or bookmark the recipe for later The fresh bright flavors …

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