Islander Treat Salad

A salad recipe found in “Swappin’ Good Recipes Feat. Cottage Cheese” published by American Dairy Association in 1970Islander Treat Salad

8 lobster tails, cooked

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

1 fresh pineapple

1/2 cup dairy sour cream

1 1/3 cups (1/2 lb.) green grapes,

halved and seeded

1 cup cottage cheese

1/2 cup chopped celery

1/2 teaspoon salt


Green grapes


[1] Remove meat from tails; break into bitesized pieces; set aside. Cover and chill tails.

[2] Melt butter; add lemon juice and brown sugar; heat to boiling. Remove from heat; add lobster pieces; chill.

[3] Peel, core and cut pineapple into spears. Gently fold sour cream into lobster mixture; blend in grapes, cottage cheese, celery and salt.

To serve: Carefully crack backs of lobster tails to flatten. Place 2 tails together on lettuce on plate; mound about 1 1/4 cups mixture into and on top of tails. Serve with pineapple spears and additional grapes.

4 servings