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Green Salad Recipes

Looking for green salad recipes? Find delicious green salad recipes including mixed green salads, tossed green salads, and more green salad recipes and ideas.

Grapefruit Spinach Salad

Grapefruit Spinach Salad

Grapefruit Spinach Salad

“My mother-in-law prepared this for us on a recent visit,” relates Lee Ann Odell of Boulder, Colorado. The fresh-tasting salad of spinach and grapefruit is nicely dressed with a sweet honey mixture. “The recipe is so easy to put together, and we never have any leftovers,” Lee Ann confirms.

Lemony Caesar Salad

Lemony Caesar Salad

Lemony Caesar Salad

My Caesar salad has the same fresh, classic flavor as one I used to order at a steak house in Saskatoon. Making it at home lets me adjust the garlic—if I want it zesty, I add two cloves. (I believe you can never have too much garlic!)

Spooky Spinach Salad

Spooky Spinach Salad

Spooky Spinach Salad

Sunflower kernels add fun crunch to this colorful spinach salad. In fall, use roasted pumpkin seeds instead.
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Harvest Green Salad

Harvest Green Salad

Harvest Green Salad

I get rave reviews with this autumn salad. Guests say that it fills them up without weighing them down. Preparing the beets, sweet potatoes and salad dressing a day early allows me more time with guests. -Beth Royals of Richmond, Virginia

Warm Mushroom Salad

Warm Mushroom Salad

Warm Mushroom Salad

A blend of mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and salad greens make for a pretty presentation on a platter. The recipe comes from our home economists.

Fancy Green Salad

Fancy Green Salad

Fancy Green Salad

Here’s a festive, flavorful quick-toss salad that adds color to any table. Contributor Diana Smith from Wesson, Mississippi says, “A lady brought this to a church gathering. It was so pretty and wonderful, I just had to have the recipe.” TIP: You could substitute toasted pine nuts for the sunflower kernels for a different kind of crunch.

I Spy Salad

I Spy Salad

I Spy Salad

We dug into this salad, named after a memory game we played with the kids. This colorful layered salad is chock-full of flavorful ingredients and garnished with cute hard-cooked egg-and-olive eyes on the top. Perky eyebrows are made with the sliced white portion of the eggs.—Leslie Dumm, Clevemand Heights, Ohio

Rice 'N' Spinach Salad

Rice 'N' Spinach Salad

Rice 'N' Spinach Salad

For this appealing salad, we combine rice and fresh spinach with raisins, mushrooms, red onion, celery and cashews, then toss it all with a tasty soy sauce and oil dressing. We love garlic, so we add extra to the dressing.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Fruit 'n' Cheese Medley

Fruit 'n' Cheese Medley

Fruit 'n' Cheese Medley

Shared by Romaine Wetzel in Ronks, Pennsylvania, this refreshing salad is loaded with grapes, pineapple and cheese. “What’s more, it’s pretty and goes together in just minutes on a hectic night,” Romaine adds. TIP: For a delightful main dish, add a cup of cooked diced ham, suggests Romaine.

Roasted Pear Salad

Roasted Pear Salad

Roasted Pear Salad

Oven-roasted pears take the ho-hum out of this green salad created by our Test Kitchen staff. They tossed together a good-for-you medley of mellow pear slices, crispy greens, nuts and dried cranberries. The creamy dressing carries yet more pear flavor sweetened with just a touch of honey.

Mixed Green Salad with Raspberry Dressing

Mixed Green Salad with Raspberry Dressing

Mixed Green Salad with Raspberry Dressing

In Grand Blanc, Michigan, Brenda Lancaster tosses together this pretty medley of greens, mushrooms, red pepper, onion and oranges. She uses raspberry vinegar in the homemade dressing, but cider vinegar works nicely in a pinch.
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