BROCCOLI AND CAULIFLOWER SALAD
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup cauliflower florets
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 to 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1. In a 2-quart glass casserole, combine broccoli and
2. Cover with lid or vented plastic wrap. Cook on P-HI
for 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender-
In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, basil
and salt. Pour over vegetables; toss gently to mix.
HOT JALAPENO SALAD
11/2 cups shredded cabbage
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch
long thin strips
1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup sliced green onion
2 tablespoons fresh, chopped cilantro
1/4 cup Monterey Jack jalapeno cheese, cut into
1 inch cubes
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1. In a
-quart glass casserole, combine cabbage,
carrots, bell pepper, tomatoes, green onion and
cilantro. Set aside.
2. In a 4-cup glass measure, combine cheese cubes,
creamed cheese and vinegar; blend well.
Press P-3. Cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes; stir twice
during cooking. Continue cooking on P-HI for 1
minute; stir. Let stand for 2 minutes; stir until smooth.
Pour cheese over vegetable mixture; toss gently to
Cover with vented plastic wrap. Cook on P-HI for
about 3 minutes or until mixture is heated thoroughly;
stir once during cooking. Let stand for 2 minutes.
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon fresh ginger
1/4 cup sliced green onion
4 medium (or 12 small) carrots, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 package (6 oz.) frozen pea pods
1 cup fresh bean sprouts
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1. In a 2-quart glass casserole, combine oil, garlic,
ginger and onion. Cook, uncovered, on P-HI for 1
minute. Add carrots and green pepper.
2. Cover with lid or vented plastic wrap. Continue
cooking on P-HI for 3 minutes.
3. Add pea pods, bean sprouts and soy sauce,
stirring to mix; cover. Continue cooking on P-HI for
2 minutes. Stir in mushrooms. Continue cooking
on P-HI for 3 minutes; stir once. Let stand,
covered, for 3 minutes.
WILTED SPINACH SALAD
6 slices bacon
1/4 cup bacon drippings or oil
1/2 pound fresh spinach leaves
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1. Arrange bacon on microwave rack. Cover with
microwave paper towel. Cook on P-HI for 4 to 5
minutes or until bacon is crisp, rearrange once
during cooking. Pour 1/4 cup bacon drippings into
a 2-cup glass measure; discard any remaining
drippings. Drain and crumble bacon.
2. Wash spinach leaves, pat dry and put in a serving
bowl. Add sugar and vinegar to reserved
drippings; stir to mix well.
3. Cook, uncovered, on P-HI for 1 minute or until
Carefully stir, then pour over fresh spinach. Serve
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