Salad Recipes

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Roasted Beet Salad

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Roasted beets with balsamic vinegar dressing.

Taco Slaw

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The local taco truck serves their chicken tacos with cabbage, cilantro and lime. This is my attempt to recreate their taco toppings.

All-American Loaded Baked Potato Salad

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This is a great twist on two all-American favorites--the potato salad and the loaded baked potato. Served cold, this has been a crowd-pleaser at our many family functions and is often requested. Even people who don't normally love potato salad seem to love this!

Freekeh Salad with Tahini Dressing

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This filling and satisfying salad with a Mediterranean twist makes a nice lunch or the perfect side to accompany grilled fish or chicken. Freekeh is low in fat and high in protein and fiber, making it a great alternative to quinoa or rice.

Cucumber Chicken Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

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We call this bomb bomb chicken. Adjust the spice level by adjusting the sambal. Perfect for a hot summer day: Cool cucumbers with chilled chicken are topped with a spicy peanut sauce. Great as an appetizer or a cool lunch.

All Kale Caesar

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This kale salad recipe is very quick and simple. Pour remaining dressing into a container, cover, and refrigerate up to 2 weeks.

Awesome Pasta Salad

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This is the best pasta salad I've ever eaten, and people request it frequently. It's a very easy, light-tasting side dish for a picnic or dinner.

Mediterranean Greek Salad

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This is a great salad to take to a barbeque. All ingredients are approximate, so add more or less of any ingredient depending on your own taste.

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.

Classic Macaroni Salad

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This is a salad that everyone seems to love. I always get lots of compliments on this recipe and it is just a pleasing taste that seems to suit everyone.

Marinated Cucumber, Onion, and Tomato Salad

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This is an easy salad that is perfect for a warm summer day.

Basic Chicken Salad

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

Inspiration and Ideas

Strawberry Spinach Salad

"A winner! It had a real 'spring' feel. Even the children loved it." – Larry

15 Excellent Egg Salads

It's delicious in sandwiches, with crackers, or even stuffed into tomatoes.

Red Skinned Potato Salad

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This creamy salad is made with red potatoes, which give this dish--chock full of melt-in-your-mouth bacon, bits of hard boiled egg, crunchy celery and spicy onion--a delectable, firm texture.