This is a very versatile dip / fresh sauce base that can be flavoured in a zillion different ways. Flavour it up and make it your own; we give some possible options below.
Despite the fancy, curly pasta, this is a good, old-fashioned tuna macaroni salad, right down to the pickle snuck in at the end to hit the flavour out of the park. It’s very low fat, so you can dig in and heap it up on your plate.
In the category of waste not, want not, the next time you pit a bunch of cherries for a recipe, get a double return out of all your work by using the cherry pits to make Cherry Pit Vinegar. Cherry vinegar is good brushed on grilled meats, in salad dressing
This coarse, country-style mushroom pâté is very easy to make (you need a food processor) and has wonderful earthy, herby flavours. A slice or two of it makes a wonderful starter with some pepper jelly on the side, or it makes a great base to build a cold
This mojito sauce has a wonderful mellow lime, mint and run flavour to it, without the mint overpowering. It’s particularly good with grilled seafood such as grilled calamari, shrimp or scallops, but also try it with other things such as grilled vegetables
This unusual salsa, based on cherries, knocks it out of the park in the category of unexpected, amazing taste combo. Think of it as a sultry summer version of cranberry sauce.
This recipe was contributed by the American actor John Wayne in his last year, 1979, to a cookbook raising money for cancer. There has since emerged another casserole named John Wayne, but this is the original recipe, without beef in it.
This is a classic salad from the days of potluck picnics with a tableful of summer salads to choose from. This salad is a man-pleaser, with its combination of beans, pickle, egg and cheese.
Your mouth won’t believe this isn’t a good old-fashioned, classic North American eggy potato salad, with a ray of country summer sunshine in every bite. And you can have lots of bites — at just 2 Weight Watchers PointsPlus® per each 1 cup (175 g) serving,
This bean salad has a refreshing tangy bite to it for appetites wilting in the summer heat. It’s easy to make ahead, and great to keep in the fridge to reach for as a quick side salad to complete a meal.
This is a wonderful meal reminiscent of Central American beans and rice plates. It’s perfect for hot summer evenings because it’s filling but not heavy, with its layers and layers of different flavours, some meaty, some refreshing, some tangy.
This Mexican-Style Roasted Corn bursts with contrasting roasted and fresh flavours. It’s slathered with sour cream, sprinkled with cheese and drizzled with fresh lime juice.
These miniature meatloaves are moist and tasty, and with 2 of them costing just 3 Weight Watchers PointsPlus®, you can enjoy them guilt free. This is a great weekend project — they can form the basis of great quick, healthy lunches and dinners throughout
This green bean salad has a great blend of flavours and textures; it’s a great side salad or addition to any salad assortment. Lasts for a week in the refrigerator.
Caesar Salad is usually incredibly fattening, sadly. This incredibly delicious version is very close in taste and composition to the 1940s classic versions, while turning the salad back into a true health food.
Delicious eggplant rollups with cheese and mushrooms inside, and baked in a tomato sauce. The eggplant comes out fully cooked and yummy.
This cauliflower salad is a great make-ahead addition to any summer salad selection or a great snack or meal add-on to have to hand in the fridge week-long.
A perfectly balanced, slushy style Margarita cocktail. The flavours are in such perfect balance that you’d almost swear they were layered in the glass.
This is just a good ole-time classic potato salad, the kind you used to see everywhere at church suppers and picnics, with lots of satisfying eggy taste. One forkful will bring memories flooding back.
A really tasty way to enjoy cauliflower, and it’s not that much work. If you’re not in the habit of keeping all the spices required, you can just use a mild curry powder instead in roughly the same quantities.
This is a tangy, savoury, thick dressing. It is oil and sodium free, and has 0 Weight Watcher points, so you can enjoy your salads guilt-free.
This recipe provides a fat-free, sugar-free and sodium-free base for salad dressings that you use to replace oil in salad dressing recipes. It’s reminiscent of pre World War Two salad dressings, before the heavy marketing of oils for salad dressings began.
Serve this noodle salad chilled or at room temperature as a side salad, or in more generous portions as a main noodle dish, with a slice or two of avocado and a few shrimp perhaps on the side for a meal.
This beet salad is nice to have in the fridge as a mid-week side addition to a summer salad plate, and as an addition to relish trays. It only takes seconds to knock it together.