Summer Food

Top Ten Summer Salads

7 comments June 25, 2012

Hola Everyone, Here are my ten favorite summer salad recipes from My Colombian Recipes to celebrate the summer and the warm weather it brings. Fresh, fast, easy, and light summer salads, perfect for picnic style parties. Enjoy the wonderful vegetables, herbs and fruits. Buen provecho!

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Quinoa salad with Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber

10 comments June 23, 2012
Quinoa salad with Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber

I love this Quinoa salad because it is light, fresh and easy to toss together, yet it’s so delicious that you can serve it at your next party or picnic with family and friends. I don’t add the cucumber until serving time, so they retain their crunch. Buen provecho! Ingredients:
(4-6 serving) Quinoa: 1 tablespoon olive […]

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Tangerine Soda Floats

13 comments June 18, 2012
Tangerine Soda Floats

Hola Everyone, I was surprised to look at the calendar and see that another holiday is almost upon us. Time is flying and there seems to be no stopping it. Fourth of July weekend is only a few weeks away and my recipe for this Tangerine Soda Float is the perfect treat to enjoy on […]

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Hamburguesa de Arepa (Arepa Burger)

10 comments June 9, 2012
Arepa Burger

515px: The idea for this Arepa Burger came to me one night while lying in bed, and I could not wait to get up the next day to make it! Arepas are versatile and can pretty much be filled or topped with anything you have on hand. Arepas always come to the rescue when I […]

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Cumin, and Cilantro Egg Salad (Ensalada de Huevo con Comino y Cilantro)

11 comments June 5, 2012
Ensalada de Huevo con Comino y Cilantro

This Egg Salad dish is easy and quick to prepare and when a few spices are added to enhance the taste, the simplicity of the dish turns into something exquisite. This is one of those way too easy recipes, but I’ll share it with you anyway, just in case you’re in a bind and need […]

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Strawberry Vinaigrette (Vinagreta de Fresa)

3 comments September 16, 2011
Strawberry Vinnaigrete

One of the best parts about the hot summer are the cool salads. I made this Strawberry Vinaigrette about three weeks ago, but I forgot to post it. It is a simple and easy recipe to make using fresh strawberries, so get them while you can and drizzle this beautiful dressing over some nice greens. […]

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Limonada de Fresa (Strawberry Limeade)

12 comments September 7, 2011
Colombian Strawberry Limeade

Fresh fruit limeades are very popular drinks in Colombia. They are delicious! Some of the more traditional varieties are watermelon, coconut and strawberry. This cool, refreshing, nonalcoholic drink is guaranteed to cool you down. It comes together really fast and is served icy cold. It’s my new favorite summer drink. Buen provecho!

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