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Whether salad is your entree or a side dish, these simple salad recipes are a great way to lighten up dinner. And yet, they’re still hearty and satisfying!
All of these are fairly easy to prepare – some are extremely easy. Some ask you to make your own homemade dressing recipe while others suggest a bottled dressing from the store. You can choose your level of difficulty.
These are some of the best salad recipes, featuring lots of fresh ingredients. Some ask for cooked ingredients like grilled chicken or canned meats like salmon.
This Salmon Salad is so easy to make, and so healthy. Canned salmon has a ton of those good omega 3 oils, at a fraction of the cost of salmon steaks. Add some tomatoes and dark leafy greens, and a super easy homemade version of Thousand Island dressing, and you're all set.
This Salad is loaded with all of your favorite vegetables. It is simple to make, but packed with flavor. The perfect side dish for a summer barbecue and always a hit at a potluck party! It also makes a healthy and filling prepare ahead lunch.
This is a takeoff on a Taco Bell salad, but with healthier ingredients. It's an easy, low-carb option for enjoying a healthy taco salad at home. With this recipe, you’ll learn how to make popular keto taco salad ingredients like taco meat, guacamole, Pico De Gallo salsa & homemade taco seasoning.
This Thai Chicken Salad is a copycat recipe of the CPK Thai Crunch Salad. It's a healthy recipe perfect for meal planning, with satisfying crunch, energy-building protein, and topped with a tangy Thai Peanut Dressing.
Everyone loves a layered salad, and this cornbread salad recipe is perfect for holidays, family reunions, picnics, and potlucks. A great way to use up leftovers, cornbread salad is a Southern-style recipe that everyone will enjoy.
Tabbouleh salad (also spelled tabouli or tabbouli), which is popular throughout the Middle East, has its origins in Lebanese cuisine. It's naturally vegan, easy to make, & full of delicious fresh flavors and textures!
This Mexican Street Corn Salad has so many layers of flavor! It’s our twist on traditional Mexican elote – a uniquely delicious side dish that’s perfect for picnics and cookouts (especially since it can be mostly made ahead)! And after extensive testing, we’ve found a couple handy tricks for keeping it lighter, too!
This Bacon and Broccoli Salad Recipe is such a simple and easy salad to whip up! Perfect for outdoor gatherings, family reunions, big Sunday dinners, or just a refreshing and new take on your classic side recipe.
Shepherd Salad is an easy Turkish salad recipe that is mix with cucumber, tomatoes, feta cheese, olive oil, and olives. It is a healthy and delicious vegetarian salad that can be served alone or with other meat or rice dishes.
This Red Kuri Squash Salad is a delicious and colorful way to enjoy this winter squash! The hearty salad is piled with feta cheese, chopped pecans, and pomegranate seeds to add a nice crunchy texture. It's then tossed with a homemade Balsamic Maple Mustard Dressing to enhance the flavors.
This Kale Crunch Salad is made with freshly chopped Kale, parmesan cheese, cranberries, and roasted pecans. Tossed with a homemade vinaigrette, this Kale Chopped Salad is exploding with a blend of sweet-savory-tangy flavors and is a super healthy recipe that takes less than 20 minutes to prepare!!
This easy Winter Citrus Salad with Honey Dressing is like sunshine on a plate! Fresh greens, three varieties of citrus, avocado, and crunchy almonds are topped with a bright and sweet honey citrus vinaigrette. It's a delicious mix of flavors and textures!
This refreshing Persian cucumber and tomato salad is so quick and easy, full of fresh flavors, healthy, crisp, and crunchy! It's a great side dish, appetizer, topping, or accompaniment to so many dishes! Naturally gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and keto, this classic Iranian salad recipe will be your new favorite!
This fantastic fresh and delicious salad is a great way to enjoy Brussels sprouts. It features apples, mandarin oranges, and dried cranberries, which pair nicely with some of the more savory ingredients, like the salty Parmesan cheese and the pistachios.
This is a vegan and gluten-free salad flavored with fresh ingredients like apple, cucumber, mint and lemon juice. It's rich in protein with peanut butter and maple syrup serving as your dressing. And it only takes ten minutes to make.
If you've never had seared ahi tuna, there's something unforgettable about it. This salad has a slightly seared ahi tuna steak encrusted with sesame seeds over a vibrant salad. The Cilantro Ginger Lime Dressing is a perfect compliment to it.
In need of fresh new recipes? Look no further than this Blackened Chicken and Grape Arugula salad. Ready in just under 20 minutes and packed with flavor, nutrients, and protein! Perfect for a quick lunch or family weeknight dinner.
The old lettuce and chicken with balsamic is just not cutting it anymore? This Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe is packed with loads of colourful crunchy veggies, and sweet mandarin oranges and topped with a delicious Asian-Inspired Salad Dressing.