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Thai Beef Salad

Rating: 4.66 stars
107
A colorful, tangy salad that brings out the best in Thai cuisine and spices.

Greek Salad I

Rating: 4.5 stars
186
This is an incredibly good Greek salad recipe, nice and tangy and even better in the summer when you use fresh vegetables!

Wedge Salad with Elegant Blue Cheese Dressing

Rating: 4.62 stars
124
This a great salad to have for a simple lunch or to serve with a nice dinner. Fresh ingredients make this salad very elegant and the wedge presentation makes it a great starter for a special occasion dinner. It is best to chill the dressing for 24 hours prior to serving.

Chef John's Classic Macaroni Salad

Rating: 4.78 stars
272
Whether it's sitting next to some smoky ribs or just a humble hot dog, this deli-style macaroni salad will always be a crowd favorite, as long as you pay attention to a few key details.

Very Easy Fruit Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars
108
In a hurry? Make this fruit salad in about 10 minutes. You can add or subtract different fruit according to your taste and what is in season.

Black Bean and Corn Salad II

Rating: 4.73 stars
1387
This salad is very colorful and includes a very tasty lime dressing.

Asian Coleslaw

Rating: 4.57 stars
598
A great twist on cabbage salad. The peanut butter in the dressing is the secret.

Chef John's Ranch Dressing

Rating: 4.66 stars
116
It's been ages since I made homemade ranch dressing, and I'd forgotten how much better it is than the bottled stuff.

Strawberry Spinach Salad I

Rating: 4.77 stars
2051
Someone brought this salad to a pot luck dinner and I had to have the recipe. I have made it many, many times since then and I have been asked for the recipe every time I bring it somewhere. It is also a great way to get kids to eat spinach!

Basic Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.61 stars
585
This is a family favorite. I like to use baked thighs or breasts that have been sprinkled with basil or rosemary.

Quinoa Salad with Crispy Tofu Cubes and Lime Vinaigrette

Rating: 5 stars
3
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!

Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches

Rating: 4.64 stars
1420
This is a wonderful-tasting egg salad sandwich that you will definitely devour. It's really good on rye.
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Inspiration and Ideas


Greek Chicken and Potato Bowl

How do you make our Big Fat Greek Salad bigger and fatter? By adding garlic, lemon, and herb chicken and some crispy, crunchy, pan dripping-soaked potatoes. And yes, we could've called this Greek Chicken and Potato Salad, but it's come to my attention that these days, people really enjoy eating things called "bowls."