FRESH SALAD,GREAT FOR A B-B-Q w/friends(no mayo)

Nancy J. Patrykus


I threw this together, with my ingredients on hand.To take
to a cookout at my friends home.
Everyone loved it, so did I!
Out of 17 people, 8 women asked for the recipe. The other 8 were the husbands!.....I am sure you will like it also.
I love taking cold salads with NO MAYO to gatherings, and the colors look so pretty!
There was no left overs.
They also enjoyed my recipe on JAP
"Carrot Banana Nut Bars"
Nancy 6/5/13


★★★★★ 1 vote

Family & guests


  • 4 large
    fresh ripe tomatoes.....not squishy ripe!
  • 1/4 c
    salad oil.........i use canola oil
  • 1/4 c
    cider.... or red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh parsley... cleaned and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    dill ......fresh or dried
  • 3 medium
    green onions.....cleaned & sliced
  • 1 small
    head lettuce..... to chop up later
  • 2 medium
    cucumbers ....washed scored and sliced
  • 6 small
    fresh sweet mini peppers. .tri colored, from the bag.

How to Make FRESH SALAD,GREAT FOR A B-B-Q w/friends(no mayo)


  1. Wash and slice the tomatoes,
    then cut in 3rds or halves
    Put in a bowl.
    Combine the oil, vinegar, parsley, dill and chopped up green onions. Gently toss with the tomatoes.
    Cover, and put in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.
    To meld the flavors.
  2. Clean and score the cucumbers.
    Set aside.
  3. Shred the lettuce, as you would cabbage.
    One small head or 1/2 a large head.
    I use a plastic knife.. then your lettuce will not turn brown at the cut edges.
    Set aside.
  4. Clean and seed 6 small ,
    sweet mini peppers and slice thin.
    Put the lettuce, cucumbers and sweet min peppers,
    in a large bowl.
    ***When ready to serve,
    Add the cold tomatoes mixture, to the above mix.
    Toss lightly,gently until well blended.
    Salt and pepper , if desired.
    Now enjoy!
  5. Salad ready to eat.
    One person amount.
  6. My "CARROT BANNANA NUT BARS." picture.
    I toke to the BAR-B-Q.
    So cute,I loved it!

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