Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Easy Oriental Salad and A Great Pie dessert too!

This salad would be great to make or take with you for a summer picnic.  Easy to make and the snow peas add a little crunch.  Enjoy!

Hi to all who like easy meals and desserts...I made these two just a bit ago and I think you'll like them..Feel free to add any extras to them..as you desire...

Oriental Salad (I cut the recipe in half) but I'll give you the full recipe

1 16 oz. Pasta..any of your choice(I used Radiatore but any small pasta can be used)
1 lb.  snow peas
2 red peppers seeded and cut in small slices
1/2 cup carrots..(I used peeler to slice pieces)
1/2 scallions (sliced)
1 can baby corn(drained)
1 tsp. sesame seed
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves minced

Cook pasta according to directions..Drain and cool..Combine all ingredients in large bowl..(I mix salad dressing separate and then toss altogether...(last 6 ingredients)Serve on a bed of lettuce for a great presentation. 

Now for the My Special Pie!

1/2 pkg.(1) Refrigerated Rolled piecrusts
2 cups sliced fresh peaches
2 cups raspberries
1 cup half and half
1 egg slightly beaten
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt

Heat oven to 400 degrees..Fit pie crust into pie dish..Place fruit in pie crust and spread evenly..In a small bowl combine half and half, egg, sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt..Pour over crust..Bake 400 degrees for 50 minutes or into center is set.. COOL COMPLETELY....Serve alone or with a little whipped cream..Enjoy!

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