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Garden Salads

Looking for recipes for garden salads? Taste of Home has the best garden salads recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Garden Chicken Salad

Garden Chicken Salad

Garden Chicken Salad

Leftover chicken finds a delicious place in this refreshing salad. “The first time I served this to my in-laws, my father-in-law teased me about becoming a gourmet cook,” Polly Thayer recalls from Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

Macaroni Garden Salad

Macaroni Garden Salad

Macaroni Garden Salad

Bonnie Sturgeon of Berwick, New Brunswick enjoys making this delightful salad during the summer. Tomato, cucumber and sweet red pepper are tossed with macaroni and herbs, then coated in a creamy fat-free mayonnaise dressing. Serve it as a light lunch or as a side dish with your favorite meat for supper.

Garden Veggie Pasta Salad

Garden Veggie Pasta Salad

Garden Veggie Pasta Salad

This recipe pleasantly proves that making pasta salad doesn't have to be a time-consuming task, thanks to the head start from bottled salad dressing.
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Garden Coleslaw

Garden Coleslaw

Garden Coleslaw

As soon as the first head of cabbage was barely big enough to harvest, Mom made this refreshing slaw. We kids shredded the cabbage while Mom whipped up the delicious, sweet cream dressing. —Ginny Werkmeister, Tilden NE

Garden Shell Salad

Garden Shell Salad

Garden Shell Salad

Fresh basil marries the flavors of this splendid salad from Kathy Glasgow. The Marysville, California reader lightly dresses the dish, making it ideal with almost any entree.

Garden Tuna Macaroni Salad

Garden Tuna Macaroni  Salad

Garden Tuna Macaroni Salad

“I knew this recipe was a hit the first time I served it at a barbecue and got wonderful compliments,” recalls Scarlett Hilton in Sabina, Ohio. “I even got a phone call afterward suggesting that I open a restaurant!” We have to agree this cool, creamy and crunchy salad really is delicious.

Garden Fresh Summer Vegetable Salad

Garden Fresh Summer Vegetable Salad

Garden Fresh Summer Vegetable Salad

"We're always looking for ways to use our garden produce in the summer, and this salad is great because you can use whatever vegetables you have on hand. You'll love the dill dressing,."—Mari Roseberry, Dunning, Nebraska

Quick Greek Garden Salad

Quick Greek Garden Salad

Quick Greek Garden Salad

I like to dress up this salad by serving it in a lettuce-lined bowl. But it's gorgeous as well as tasty just served by itself.

Garden Cobb Salad

Garden Cobb Salad

Garden Cobb Salad

This sensational salad is my favorite for a ladies' lunch…but men and kids eat it up, too. Presenting it in a flowerpot emphasizes its garden-fresh goodness. Be prepared to pot up more fixings when guests come back for seconds.

Tomato Garden Pasta

Tomato Garden Pasta

Tomato Garden Pasta

Aileen Sheehan of Stafford, Virginia mixes fresh tomatoes, green beans and pasta with a splash of balsamic vinaigrette, a hint of basil and chives and crumbled feta cheese for a colorful, Mediterranean delight. “I have served this many times, using fresh tomatoes from my garden. It’s a wonderful side dish,” Aileen says. “With Italian sausage and basil bread, it's a scrumptious meal.”

Greek Garden Salad with Dressing

Greek Garden Salad with Dressing

Greek Garden Salad with Dressing

“My Italian-American mother and Syria-American father merged their skills to create this delicious salad. We still grow most of the ingredients and serve this often,” writes Weda Mosellie from Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
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