Tuesday, July 1, 2014
“Colorful Corn Salad” Plus A “Strawberry Mojito” For "Wordless Tuesday"
Welcome, It is “Wordless Tuesday” This recipe is so delicious and a perfect dish to serve on a hot summer’s day…maybe for the July 4th holiday. Goes so nicely with a BBQ of ribs, chicken, or burgers. So colorful and all the fresh veggies you can eat........
“Colorful Corn Salad”
1 can of black olives (pitted) and chopped
20 grape tomatoes cut in half
1 cup of chopped green pepper
1 cup of chopped red pepper
3/4 cup of chopped onion or scallions
1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
2/3 cup lime juice
2/3 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook the corn is using frozen or fresh. In a large beautiful salad bowl, combine all vegetable ingredients, and then cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and add the salt/pepper. Stir till all coated, cover and refrigerate until serving. Serving is for 8 people or more, depending on how much of the ingredients you use. You can also add other veggies or take out an ingredient that your family does not eat. Your choice…just enjoy!
This light, tasty and refreshing Strawberry Mojito recipe is sure to please everyone for the whole summer. The sweet, juicy strawberries are a perfect compliment to the mint and rum.
4 large strawberries, hulled and quartered
6-8 large mint leaves
2 teaspoons granulated or super fine sugar
2 fluid ounces white rum (2 shots)
Club soda or seltzer water, (about 1/4 cup)
Garnish: mint leaf, half a strawberry
Add the strawberries, mint and sugar to a cocktail shaker or large drinking glass. Muddle until strawberries are broken down and mint leaves are torn apart. Add the rum and shake well if using a cocktail shaker. Stir well if using a glass. Pour rum/strawberry mixture into a tall glass. Finish filling the glass with ice and top off with club soda. Mix gently with a straw. Garnish with a mint leaf and half a strawberry
Till Next Time………………………………...........
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Posted by Dottie at 12:04 AM