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Summer Dinner That Won't Heat Up The Kitchen

Posted at 12:53 PM, Jul 23, 2019

Daisy King from Miss Daisy's Kitchen made Curried Shrimp Salad with Avocado Salad Dressing. (see recipes below) Miss Daisy's Kitchen, with gourmet takeout and specialty foods, is now open at its new location 1110 Hillsboro Road, in the shopping center at the corner of Mack Hatcher and Hillsboro. For more information, call (615) 599-5313 or visit .

Curried Shrimp Salad

1/4 c chopped onions
1 T apple cider vinegar
2 T vegetable oil
1/2 t curry powder
1 1/2 c cooked rice
1 c diced celery
1/4 c diced green pepper
2 1/2 c cooked shrimp
1/3 c mayonnaise
Salad Greens

Assemble ingredients and utensils. Combine onion, vinegar, oil and curry powder in a bowl. Stir in rice.
Chill at least 2 hours to blend flavors. Just before serving, add celery, green pepper and shrimp. Add mayonnaise and mix lightly. Serve on Salad Greens. Yield: 6 servings

Avocado Salad Dressing

2 ripe avocados
Juice of 1 lemon
1 T mayonnaise
1 t grated onion
Salt and pepper to taste
3/4 c vegetable oil
1/4 c white wine vinegar

Assemble ingredients and utensils . In a bowl, mash avocados until smooth. Add lemon juice, mayonnaise, onion, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly. In a separate bowl, blend oil with white wine vinegar. Stir into the avocado mixture. Serve over peeled and sliced tomatoes, or toss with a green salad or enjoy with the Curried Shrimp Salad. Yield: 1 1/2 cups approximately