Umbrella Salads Recipe
Umbrella Salads Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Umbrella Salads Recipe

Publisher Photo
It's a snap to shape tortillas into umbrellas when you bake them over custard cups. Inside, spinach leaves are combined with ham, cheese and fresh veggies, then drizzled with dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 6 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup cubed cheddar cheese
  • 3 slices red onion, separated into rings
  • 6 sweet red pepper slices(1/4 inch thick)
  • 6 pitted ripe olives
  • Salad dressing of your choice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 346 calories, 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 934 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place six 10-oz. custard cups upside down in a shallow baking pan; set aside. Brush both sides of tortillas with butter; place in a single layer on ungreased baking sheets. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 1 minute. Place a tortilla over each custard cup, pinching sides to form a bowl shape. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until crisp. Remove tortillas from cups; cool. Combine spinach, ham, mushrooms, cheese and onion; place about 1 cup in each tortilla bowl.
  2. For umbrella handle, cut off a curved end from each red pepper slice; insert straight end into olive. Place in center of salad; arrange salad ingredients to hold handle upright. Serve with dressing. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: 4-in.-diameter foil balls can be used instead of custard cups.
Originally published as Umbrella Salads in Quick Cooking March/April 2000, p59

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 346 calories, 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 934 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Umbrella Salads

AVERAGE RATING
   (0)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT