Monday, March 22, 2010

chicken salad stuffed tomatoes

i love that spring and summer time brings in all sorts of salads: chicken salad, potato salad, pasta salad and fruit salad. tonight for dinner i used a new recipe:

3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded

3 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and chopped

2 celery stalks, finely chopped

1/2 Cup mayonnaise

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/4 tsp garlic powder

4 large beefstake tomatoes, cored

1) In large bowl, combine all ingredients except the tomatoes. Adjust seasonings if desired. Be sure to cover and chill if not serving immediately.

2) Before serving, us a spoon to scoop out the insides of the tomatoes. Divi up chicken salad among the tomatoes.

Cakey Cornbread Muffins
1-1/4 Cup yellow (or white) cornmeal
3/4 Cup Flour
2-1/2 tsp baking powder
3 Tbs sugar
3/4 tsp salt
2 large eggs
3 Tbs vegetable oil, or melted butter
1 Cup milk
1/2 Cup whole corn kernals (frozen, fresh or canned)

1) whisk together first 5 ingredients in mixing bowl. add beaten eggs, vegetable oil and milk. combine with a few rapid strokes. fold in corn kernals
2) scrape batter into muffin tins, each aprox 2/3 full.
3) bake @ 425 for 15-18 min



  1. YUM!! I think I might try the chicken salad!

  2. holy cow that looks so yummy!!! I'm totally making it!! I'm glad you have a blog!! YAY!!