Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Black Bean and Corn Salad December 23, 2007

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad is a traditional holiday dish for some families. If your family is bored with the same old Green Bean Casserole, try this colorful salad from World Famous Recipes as a side dish for your Christmas table.


PEA SALAD September 28, 2007

Makes 4 to 5 servings.

1 (8-ounce) can green peas, drained
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
Salt and pepper, to taste

PUT the drained peas in a bowl. Add chopped onion and celery. Bind the
ingredients together lightly with a small amount of mayonnaise. Season with
salt and pepper.

Something different add some peanuts to the salad

 You can also add a little cubed Velveeta cheese to the pea salad


Christmas Recipes – Orange, Corn Coleslaw April 19, 2007

Christmas Recipes – Orange, Corn Coleslaw

2 cups coleslaw blend
3 T. chopped green onion
1 can Mexi-corn
1 can mandarin orange slices
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 T. sugar
1 T. wine vinegar
1 T. lime juice

In a large bowl, mix the slaw, green onions, corn and the drained mandarin orange slices.
Mix the ingredients for the dressing, toss with the slaw to coat and serve.

Serves 4-5.


Christmas Ribbon Salad Recipe December 19, 2006

Christmas Recipes – Christmas Ribbon Salad

Needs to chill

2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free lime gelatin
5 cups boiling water, divided
4 cups cold water, divided
2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free lemon gelatin
1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
1/4 cup chopped pecans
2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping
2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free cherry gelatin

    In a bowl, dissolve lime gelatin in 2 cups boiling water. Add 2
cups cold water; stir. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. s 2-in. dish
coated with nonstick cooking spray. Refrigerate until almost set,
about 2 hours.

    In a bowl, dissolve lemon gelatin in 1 cup boiling water; whisk
in cream cheese until smooth. Stir in pineapple and pecans. Fold in
whipped topping. Spoon over first layer. Refrigerate until firm,
about 1 hour.

    In a bowl, dissolve cherry gelatin in remaining boiling water.
Add remaining cold water; stir. Chill until syrupy and slightly
thickened. Carefully spoon over second layer. Refrigerate until set,
about 4 hours. Yield: 15 servings.


Nutritional Analysis: One square equals 92 calories, 5 g fat (3 g
saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate,
trace fiber, 3 protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.