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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Thai Beef Salad
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A colorful, tangy salad that brings out the best in Thai cuisine and spices.
Greek Salad I
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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
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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
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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
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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
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This salad is very colorful and includes a very tasty lime dressing.
Asian Coleslaw
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A great twist on cabbage salad. The peanut butter in the dressing is the secret.
Chef John's Ranch Dressing
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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
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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: Unrated
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
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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
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This is a wonderful-tasting egg salad sandwich that you will definitely devour. It's really good on rye.

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