Pasta and Vegetable Salad

How To : Make refreshing pasta salad

Make refreshing pasta salad. Use one bag of pasta of your choice and one bag of frozen mixed vegetables. Ingredients: One bag pasta of your choice One bag of frozen mixed vegetables One sliced onion One can chickpeas One can red kidney beans Dressing: ¼ cup Lemon Juice ...more

How To : Make spring pea and stellette pasta salad

Chef John wants to celebrate tender and sweet spring peas, and delicate star-shaped pasta (Stellette) in a simple salad, and he is not going to clutter it up trying to clean out the vegetable bins. Everything about this salad is subtle. The tender peas barely get cooked by sit ...more

How To : Make healthy Italian style pasta salad with Betty

Most pasta salad is very "American" and full of fatty things like mayonnaise. By adjusting a few ingredients and adding some yummy veggies, you can transform your salad and have a healthy addition to your outdoor summer party menu! In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make ...more

How To : Make Italian pasta salad with Giada De Laurentiis

In this clip, learn how to make a traditional pasta salad from Food Network host, Giada De Laurentiis. Giada has been eating pasta since the day she was born and was raised in a big Italian household. In this clip, she shows you one of her favorite recipes - straight from her ...more

How To : Make shrimp pasta salad

Karl James, owner of Creole Soul knows his way with shrimp. Follow along and see how to make this spicy shrimp pasta salad. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make shrimp pasta salad. Make shrimp pasta salad - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make shrimp ...more

How To : Make a mixed vegetable salad

Martha teaches a healthy Good Thing using a mandoline: mixed vegetable salad. Ingredients you will need are celery, carrots, radishes and vinaigrette dressing. Make a mixed vegetable salad. Click through to watch this video on marthastewart.com

How To : Make Italian pasta salad

How to make Italian pasta salad Start by boiling about 6 quarts of water. Add a little bit of salt and 6 ounces of shell pasta to the boiling water. You can also use other types of pasta if you would like something different. This will serve about 3-5 adults. Boil the shelled ...more

How To : Make Italian pasta salad for over 100 people

This video demonstrates how to make Italian pasta salad for over 100 people. Start with sun dried tomatoes. Reconstitute them in hot water. Slice and dice up mozzarella and provolone cheeses. Then slice and dice Genoa salami into small pieces. Repeat with sopressata. Chop up m ...more

How To : Make a grilled vegetable salad

Grilling vegetables is a great way to create a super-nutritious, super-delicious entree salad for family or guests. Try this mouth-watering salad that combines a variety of vegetable flavors. Don't forget the coconut oil.

How To : Make a creamy pasta salad

Add 1 Tablespoon chicken bouillon to the cold water in the pot. You may also add herbs/spices if you wish. Cook pasta according to package directions. Start checking about two minutes before the end of cooking time. Add a cup of cold water to stop cooking as soon as pasta is ...more

How To : Make pasta couscous lentil salad

Learn the recipes for making pasta salad and couscous salad. Prepare healthy dishes for main courses or as appetizers with these simple cooking instructions! Part 1 of 18 - How to Make pasta couscous lentil salad. Make pasta couscous lentil salad - Part 2 of 18. Click through ...more

How To : Make vegetable and chef salad

Kathy Maister shows you how to make your own basic vegetable salad and then transform it into a chef salad with a just a few more ingredients. Be sure and wash all the vegetables you are using.

How To : Make pasta palermo with Italian side salad

Pasta palermo with Italian side salad is a Sicillian favorite. This simple meal takes approximately 30 minutes to prepare. You will need sun-dried tomato turkey sausage, skinless chicken thighs, butter, red onons, garlic, salt, pepper, water, ziti, mild pepper rings, zucchini, ...more

How To : Order in an Italian restaurant while dieting

You can eat Italian and still stick to your diet. Just follow these guidelines. Step 1: Skip the garlic Choose plain breadsticks or bread over the garlic variety, which is saturated with butter. If you're dipping your bread, watch the olive oil! It's healthier than butter, b ...more

How To : Make squash ribbons for a fettuccine pasta

Watch this cooking how-to video and learn how to make squash ribbons for an easy, summery fettucine dish or simple salad. Squash ribbons are very simple to make, you can use yellow or green squash for this recipe. Start by taking the ends of the squash, peel off the skin and u ...more

How To : Make penne pasta with golden cherry tomato sauce

This penne pasta with fresh cherry tomato sauce recipe is a perfect way to use the incredibly sweet Sun Gold tomatoes. Of course they're great raw on salads, but why only enjoy this delicious cherry tomato cold? This simple penne pasta recipe may not have lots of fancy ingredi ...more

How To : Make penne with roasted tomatoes and broccoli

Prepare this easy and healthy Italian meal. Its like a vacation on your plate! ROASTED TOMATO AND BROCCOLI WITH PENNE 8 large plum tomatoes - seeded and quartered 2 cups broccoli florets 2 shallots, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup chicken broth 3 Tablespoons slivered ...more

How To : Make a Cold Japanese Soba Noodle Salad

This summer, I am looking forward to eating light. Lately I've been eating a lot of cold noodles, whether it be pasta salads or cold soba noodles with vegetables. I took inspiration for classic Japanese soba tsuyu dishes to compose this dish. Mine includes four different veget ...more

How To : 10 Delicious Ways to Eat More Cauliflower

It's no secret that cauliflower is good for you—but not nearly enough people know that the best part about cauliflower is its insane versatility. Because its cooked flavor is so mild, it can be incorporated into a crazy amount of dishes and preparations. So whether you're try ...more

How To : Chickpea Liquid Makes a Fantastic Vegan Mayonnaise

We had some friends over for a barbecue a few weeks back. Among other items, this outdoor soirée featured an epic potato salad (bacon, basil, crushed potato chips, pickles—the whole nine yards). And, like many potato salads, ours was made with a hearty amount of mayonnaise. B ...more

How To : Transition Smoothly To Vegetarianism

So you've found yourself opting to be a vegetarian. The transition into a new way of eating and living is not always easy and as a result people often ditch their vegetarian goals and revert back to their previous eating habits. Here are some steps to ensure a successful trans ...more

How To : Make a Caesar salad from scratch

Watch this how-to video and see how The Canadian Living Test Kitchen makes a killer Caesar salad. This Caesar salad will be a crowd pleaser at the next dinner party. To make this salad you will need: mayo, vegetable oil, Parmesan cheese, white wine vinegar, dijon mustard, anch ...more

How To : Make a zesty grilled zucchini ribbon salad

Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Salad-Food Network Grilling vegetable is by far one of the healthiest ways to eat them. Grilling certainly beats throwing them in a vat of lard (we're looking at you, Paula Deen) or chucking them in a bread batter to make zucchini tempura (yummy, but n ...more

How To : Make spaghetti squash and meatballs from scratch

Ian Desabrais shows us how he makes spaghetti squash and meatballs. Besides a spaghetti squash, you will need an onion, yellow and orange peppers, asparagus, diced garlic, ground meat, an egg, some honey, spices and pasta sauce. Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds. Pok ...more

How To : Bake delicious oven fried chicken and a bean salad

Fried chicken is delicious but it is pretty fattening and messy to prepare. With this recipe, eliminate all that yucky oil and frying and make equally delicious "fried" chicken in your oven! Serve the chicken along with a refreshing and light bean salad and you have the perfec ...more

News : Around the world party

My bestest friend in the whole wide world, threw this incredible International-themed party for her sons 2nd birthday. This is her story: This weekend was a complete whirlwind of magical festivities for my special little boy. After a couple months of obsessing over every craf ...more

How To : Make your own pita bread and pita chips

Following are the steps to describe how-to prepare pita bread or pita chips: 1. Ingredients needed are: 2 tablespoon of dry yeast, 1 tablespoon of sugar, one and a quarter cup of warm water, 3 and a half cup of all purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and oil as per requiremen ...more

How To : Cook a quick dish of spinach fettuccine

A quick and easy way to whip up gourmet spinach fettuccine. Follow along and learn how to make this vegetable and pasta dish. This cooking how-to video is part of Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller show hosted by Robin Miller. Busy people everywhere face the same dilemma, how t ...more

How To : Make pasta quatro fromage

Learn how to make pasta quatro fromage, a great Portuguese sauce. This rich and creamy pasta sauce is made with four cheeses... pasta quatro fromage. To cook this pasta quatro fromage sauce, you'll need tube pasta, butter, flour, roux, vegetable stock, sour cream, gorganzola, ...more

How To : Make an Asian coleslaw salad with peanut dressing

Sometimes an ordinary coleslaw just doesn't do it, so that's when you try out different ethnic recipes. And this Asian spin on slaw is sure to be added to your list of favorites, from the dressing to the actual salad mix. Check out the recipe for this delicious Asian coleslaw ...more

How To : Make Jamaican jerk spice

Dennis McIntosh shows viewers how to make jerk spiced seafood. Jerk is native to Jamaica and was once a way to preserve meat. It is now enjoyed as a spicy marinade and sauce to accompany most any protein. Jerk spices include ginger, thyme, scotch bonnet peppers, scallion, onio ...more

How To : Make a vegan-style Italian pesto sauce

Pesto is a great sauce for things like pasta, pita bread or spinach salad, making it a healthy addition for any lunch or dinner meal. In this video, you'll learn a recipe for an Italian pesto sauce, vegan-style. It's made from fresh basil, pine nuts, olive oil, garlic and cila ...more

How To : Make heart of palm salad

Chef Mark Militello demonstrates how to make hearts of palm salad; the crunchy, exotic, heart of a palm tree is united with an aromatic vegetable broth to form a unique salad. Make heart of palm salad. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make green salad with peanut dressing

For this Thai salad dressing you will need coconut milk, masaman curry paste, fish sauce or light soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, chunky peanut butter and water. For the salad you will need wonton skins, vegetable oil, pressed tofu, romaine lettuce, ice berg lettuce, cucumber, red ...more

How To : Cook a rib eye steak dinner with a side salad

Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? In this three part how-to video sequence our guest chef shows you how to cook up some a delicious rib eye steak. Watch as he throws stuff together that you probably already have around the kitchen to make an exquisite dinner. Grab your ...more

How To : Prepare a shredded cabbage salad with the NY Times

What is an ingredient that is always there and almost no one uses? Cabbage. In this cooking how to tutorial NYTimes.com Mark Bittman, The Minimalist, makes a crunchy midwinter salad with a frequently looked-over vegetable. Grab your shredded cabbage, carrots, coarse salt and t ...more

News : 50+ Illustrated Recipes (Make Cooking More Fun!)

Infographics are lots of fun, so how about illustrated recipes? Recipelook currently indexes 67 recipes and growing. There's a whole range in quality- a selection of my favorite drawings below. Inspired to create your own? They are currently holding a contest for the best hot ...more

How To : Make quinoa salad

This video shows you how to make a simple quinoa salad You will need 1 carrot, 2 cups of vegetable broth, 1 cup of quinoa, garlic sprouts, olive oil, 3 lettuce leaves, 1 oz red cabbage and one red pepper. First, bring your vegetable broth to a boil. Next, add your quinoa and m ...more

How To : Cook pasta with asparagus

A very entertaining video about a colorful pasta recipe. The English host describes making a sauce consisting of fresh vegetables: asparagus, chilies, garlic, chozhette, and lemon zest. Chop all of the ingredients, while the angel hair pasta cooks. Cook vegetables and season w ...more

How To : Make flavorful and healthy quinoa salad

A fresh robust salad made with quinoa, lettuce, green and red cabbage, garlic sprouts, carrots and a thick and flavorful dressing made from vegetable broth and olive oil. Watch and see just how to toss these ingredients together into a great quinoa salad.

How To : Make Mexican salsa verde

In this zesty Mexican Salsa Verde, tomatillos and cilantro mingle with garlic, chiles, and jalapenos. Drizzle on top of tacos, burritos, or salad. You will need tomatillos, garlic, onion, cilantro, salt, vegetable oil, jalapeno, diced green chiles and lemon juice. Salsa verde ...more

How To : 9 DIY Cooking Staples You Never Need to Buy Again

Never buy pasta sauce from the supermarket again. Or salad dressing. Or pie crusts, chicken stock, hummus, bread crumbs and other common cooking staples that can be easily replicated within the comfort of your own kitchen. Why? For the most part, making these food items at ho ...more

How To : Get started on a raw food diet

In this video from Raw Radiant Health, Natasha explains how to begin a raw food diet. First, you need to decide when you want to start. Clearly define your goals and stick with them. Once you set a starting date, you can prepare your kitchen beforehand. Your fruit should be ri ...more

How To : Grow your own cucumbers

Cucumbers are a tasty addition to any salad or sandwich. Why not add this yummy vegetable to your garden at home? They are easy to grow and will taste even better fresh from the ground! You Will Need • Topsoil • Garden area • Sunlight • Seeds • Trellis • Water • Organic ...more

How To : 9 Tasty Tips for Repurposing Leftover Food

Waste not with your excess food. With a little bit of imagination and extra ingredients, your boring leftovers and extra ingredients idling in your fridge can be transformed into tasty meals, side dishes and desserts. Couldn't finish an entire bottle of wine? Use as salad dre ...more

How To : Make macaroni salad with extra mayonnaise

This video demonstrates how to prepare Macaroni Salad. For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients: 1-16 oz. box of elbow macaroni pasta, 2 cups of mayonnaise, ½ cup of white vinegar, ½ cup of sugar, 1 can of sweetened condensed milk, salt, and pepper. To begin, c ...more

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