The farmers' markets are absolutely overflowing with juicy tomatoes, crispy cucumbers and oh-so many varieties of peppers! With fresh fruits & veggies so plentiful this time of year, it's easy to pack flavor into every meal.
From a roasted veggie tortellini salad to a tomato-bacon pie, here are a few tasty ways to enjoy summer's best!
Layered Caribbean Chicken Salad
Sweet, tangy and full of flavor! Look below for the complete recipe, from 101 Soups, Salads & Sandwiches cookbook.
Layered Caribbean Chicken Salad, 101 Soups, Salads & Sandwiches
3 c. romaine lettuce, shredded
2 c. cooked chicken, cubed
1 c. shredded Monterey Jack cheese
15-1/2 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1-1/2 c. mango, halved, pitted and cubed
1/2 c. plum tomatoes, chopped
1 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 c. green onions, thinly sliced
1/2 c. cashews, chopped
In a large clear glass serving bowl, layer all salad ingredients in order listed, except cashews. Spoon Dressing evenly over salad; sprinkle cashews over top. Makes 6 servings.
6-oz. container piña colada yogurt
2 T. lime juice
1 t. Caribbean jerk seasoning
In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together until well blended.