Salad Recipes

Find the best green salad recipes, plus trusted recipes for more than 3,550 other dinner and picnic salads.

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Asian Coleslaw

Rating: 4.56 stars 782
A great twist on cabbage salad. The peanut butter in the dressing is the secret.

Roasted Beet Salad

Rating: 4.38 stars 5
Roasted beets with balsamic vinegar dressing.

Caesar Salad Supreme

Rating: 4.77 stars 1849
A wonderful, rich, anchovy dressing makes this salad a meal. Serve with crusty Italian Bread.

Good for You Greek Salad

Rating: 4.65 stars 666
A yummy and low-fat Greek salad recipe. You can use two green onions instead of the small red onion, if you wish.

Great Green Salad

Rating: 4.63 stars 209
Yummy green feta salad, great for summer evenings! Add as many fruits and vegetables as you wish - I usually add pears or tangerines depending on the season.

Chef John's Raw Kale Salad

Rating: 4.64 stars 59
If you slice kale thin and toss it with other tasty treats like apple, persimmon, orange, and nuts, the kale mellows out and serves as a perfect foil for other vegetation.

Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Rating: 5 stars 2
This is a creamy, tangy dressing that gives a fresh herbal flavor to whatever it is paired with. My family likes it on tacos and burritos as well as on salads.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Rating: 4.64 stars 621
An easy to make light salad that can be served with or without chicken for vegetarians.
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My Favorite Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.79 stars 187
I'm a huge fan of chicken salad and have tried so many different variations over the years, but this one is by far my favorite. Simple, refreshing flavors and great texture make it wonderful on a sandwich or just served over a bed of lettuce!

Quinoa Salad with Crispy Tofu Cubes and Lime Vinaigrette

Had this salad at a restaurant in Minneapolis and had to make it the second I got home. It takes a bit of prep work, but definitely worth it!

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Whatever your breakfast woes, breakfast salads can solve them.
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Inspiration and Ideas

9 Refreshing Grapefruit Salad Recipes
This standout citrus pairs especially well with avocado and bitter greens like arugula and endive, but it will brighten up practically any salad with its bittersweet tang.
Why Is a Salad Called a Salad When There's No Lettuce?
You might be surprised to learn that the origin of the word "salad" has nothing to do with vegetables.
Pecan Chicken Salad
Rating: 4.6 stars

This chicken salad comes together fast using rotisserie chicken breasts. The herbs, along with the pecans, help to make this chicken salad flavorful. Serve on top of toasted croissants, or butter lettuce.