Turn a ready made deli salad into a delicious dinner

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      Hot? Stressed? Short on time? Pick up some cucumber tomato salad from

      your deli counter. Stretch it with a few on hand ingredients and presto

      a scrumptious summer supper in mins.

      Grilled Chicken Panzanella Salad: Prepare grill for direct heat cooking.

      Place 1 pound boneless chicken breast halves in shallow dish. Coat with

      1/4 caesar style vinaigrette. Let stand 20 mins. Grill chicken over

      direct heat and turning once until no longer pink in center, About 6

      mins per side. Cool slightly cut into 1/ inch thick slices. Meanwhile

      bake 1/2 loaf frozen mozzarella garlic bread according to pkg

      directions. Cool and cut into 1 inch cubes. In a large bowl combine 1

      pound prepared deli cucumber tomato salad, 1 cup torn loosely packed

      fresh basil leaves, chicken and bread cubes. Toss with 1/2 cup caesar

      style vinaigrette. Makes 4 servings

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      Pierogi Salad with Broccoli: Saute 1 pkg frozen potato and cheddar

      pierogis according to pkg directions. Cool. Meanwhile in a large bowl

      toss 3 cups cooked broccoli florets, 1 pound prepared cucumber tomato

      salad and 2 Tablespoons ranch dressing. Place pierogis on platter. Top

      with broccoli mixture. Drizzle with 3 Tablespoons ranch dressing.

      Sprinkle with 2 slices crumbled cooked bacon. Makes 4 servings

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      Zesty Greek Salad: In a large bowl toss 5 cups torn mixed lettuce such

      as 1 pkg 10oz Italian salad mix with 1/4 cup red wine vinaigrette. Place

      on sering platter. Arrange 1 1/2 pounds prepared deli cucumber tomato

      salad, 2oz feta cheese broken into chunks, 8 stuffed grape leaves and 1

      yellow pepper cut into strips. Drizzle with 1 Tablespoon red wine

      vinaigrette. Makes 4 servings

      Happiness is not so much in having as sharing.We make a living by what

      we get but we make a life by what we give.

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Budget101 Discussion List Archives Budget101 Discussion List Turn a ready made deli salad into a delicious dinner