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Tangy Cucumber and Mung Bean Sprout Salad

2-3 large cucumbers
2 cups mung bean sprouts…


This recipe was adapted from one in the original 1984 edition of The Vegetarian Times Cookbook. Don’t leave out the allspice! It gives it a great flavor.

Susanne’s Favorite Bean Salad

4 or 5 cans rinsed beans (e.g. dark red, black, white, chickpea, and kidney)
1 mango, diced into small pieces…

Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

2 medium cucumbers, peeled and seeded
2 teaspoons salt…

Sprouted Lentil and Carrot Tabbouleh

3 cups sprouted lentils
3 cups chopped fresh parsley…

Spinach and Pasta Salad

1 cup spiral or bow tie pasta
8 cups fresh spinach, cleaned…

Spinach and Pear Salad

3 Cups fresh spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
2 pretty leaves butter or romaine lettuce…

Spicy Carrot Salad

4 cups grated Carrots
1/2 cup Raisins…

Faux Fish Cakes

1 pound extra-firm tofu
2 cups cooked brown rice…

Spinach Salad with Beets and Oranges

This one is so pretty and colorful that even kids like it!

Santa Fe Potato Salad

6-8 medium-size red (or Yukon gold) potatoes, cut up
2-3 tablespoons white wine or apple cider vinegar…

Quinoa Salad

1 1/2 cups quinoa — uncooked
2 1/2 cups water…

Mt. Carmel Couscous Salad

1 3/4 c Filtered water or vegetable stock
1 c Couscous, medium size, toasted…

Mixed Greens with Apples and Walnuts

This simple salad is especially delicious in the autumn when apples are fresh. Using a pre-washed salad mix makes it easy to prepare.

Mexican Potato Salad

2 lbs. red potatoes, cut into chunks
1 cup frz. corn kernels, thawed…

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