Italian Salad Recipes

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Staff Picks

Arugula Salad

Wild Rocket (Arugula) and Parmesan Salad

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Quick, easy, healthy, looks like the salad dishes you'd find in an upscale restaurant. You can serve it as a salad before the meal or on the plate with the meal.
Tomato Salad

Roasted Tomato Salad

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Start any special meal with this warm salad.
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Vegetable Salads

Spicy Italian Salad

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Requests for this salad are never ending at any gathering!!!
Tomato Salad

Bocconcini Salad

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Bite-size balls of fresh mozzarella, known as bocconcini, make up this great salad. If possible, seek out mozzarella di bufala, made from water buffalo's milk; a specialty of central and southern Italy, it is a softer, creamier mozzarella than that made from cow's milk.
Tomato Salad

Owen's Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Rating: Unrated
A delicious salad for cheese lovers. It is also quick and easy to throw together.
Mixed Greens Salad

Italian Leafy Green Salad

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Grapeseed oil is the secret to this salad. If you cannot find it, use olive oil. Preparation time is 15 Minutes. This recipe is from The WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association.
Salad Recipes

Antipasto Salad II

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After searching for a recipe for an antipasto salad that I had envisioned in my head, I gave up and just decided to create one myself. I made this dish for a party and everyone couldn't stop talking about it. The ratio of meat/cheese to veggies can be adjusted to taste.
Zucchini Salad

Orzo and Zucchini Salad

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This fresh-tasting, make-ahead side dish was created with casual outdoor dining in mind. Best at room temperature.
Italian Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

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A dear friend gave me this recipe many years ago and I've been making it ever since. It's great for barbecues.
Tomato Salad

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

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Tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil drizzled with a sweet balsamic reduction and olive oil. Easy, impressive and delicious! Most grocery stores now sell prepared balsamic reductions. Surprisingly it's just as good!
Rotini Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad with Homemade Dressing

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Pasta salad filled with veggies, cheese, and seasoning. Very tasty and versatile -- is great to make ahead.
Rotini Pasta Salad

Quick Italian Pasta Salad

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A quick and flavorful pasta salad with salami and bell peppers.

Inspiration and Ideas

Roasted Lettuce, Radicchio, and Endive

"A Sicilian grandmother taught me to make roasted lettuces this way. I like it for a change from serving cold salad." – Buckwheat Queen

Caprese Salad with Grilled Flank Steak

Rating: Unrated

This is a fresh, healthy, easy-to-make salad with a twist to the usual restaurant versions. It can be served in small portions as an appetizer salad, or in large portions as a whole meal. This recipe is for 4 larger salads.