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Main Dish Salad Recipes

Looking for main dish salad recipes? Find delicious main dish salad recipes including healthy salad recipes, easy main dish salads, and more main dish salad recipes and ideas.

Strawberry-Orange Chicken Salad

Strawberry-Orange Chicken Salad

Strawberry-Orange Chicken Salad

I first started cooking when I was 4 years old! This fruity chicken is light and tasty. I often serve it to guests for a special lunch.—Jerry Minerich, Westminster, Colorado

Tarragon Pasta Salad

Tarragon Pasta Salad

Tarragon Pasta Salad

The refreshing tuna salad with pasta and a savory tarragon dressing make a colorful and flavorful addition to any summer lunch or picnic menu. The recipe can be easily doubled if you need to feed a hungry crowd.—Toni Churchin, Irvine, California

Tea Room Chicken Salad

Tea Room Chicken Salad

Tea Room Chicken Salad

The secret to our chicken salad is just plain fresh (not frozen) chicken, cooked in water with a little salt. We usually make 20 pounds at a time, but our cook, Dorothy, and I have cut down the recipe quantity.—Mary Henry, Knoxville, Tennessee
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"Trash Bag" Taco Salad

"Trash Bag" Taco Salad

I use this recipe for church functions and patio parties and assign each guest an ingredient. This simple and economical crowd-pleaser makes cleanup a breeze.—Margie Dodd, Choctaw, Oklahoma

Turkey Curry Salad

Turkey Curry Salad

Turkey Curry Salad

June Mullins credits her sister for sharing this winning recipe, picked up at their Missouri State Fair several years ago. "Cucumbers, apples and a touch of curry make this salad distinctive," assesses June who lives near Livonia.

Turkey Mandarin Salad

Turkey Mandarin Salad

Turkey Mandarin Salad

A refreshing, interesting combination of turkey, pasta and fruit with a lightly sweet dressing makes this a family favorite. I found the recipe in an old church cookbook years ago. —Bernice Smith, Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota

Turkey Salad for 50

Turkey Salad for 50

Turkey Salad for 50

This refreshing salad always pleases at church functions and special luncheons. Red grapes, celery and eggs add color, while almonds add a little crunch.—Helen Lord-Burr, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Tuna Salad for Two

Tuna Salad for Two

Tuna Salad for Two

This time, Tuna Salad for Two comes from Sharon Balzer of Phoenix, Arizona. "We have long, hot summers here in the dessert Southwest, so I try to get creative with salads and come up with cool dinners for my husband Roger, and me," explains Sharon. "I've been serving this tasty, refreshing dish for at least 5 years. We think it's simply scrumptious!"

Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad

A few years back, I found this easy, light salad recipe and made it for a picnic for my boyfriend and myself. Now that guy is my husband, and we still enjoy going on picnics and dining on this satisfying salad.

Fiddlehead Shrimp Salad

Fiddlehead Shrimp Salad

Fiddlehead Shrimp Salad

Fiddleheads are your, tightly curled fronds from bracken, ostrich and cinnamon ferns that sprout in moist fields and open wooded areas. Each spring, fiddleheads are prepared in dozens of ways—from soups to cakes— at the Fiddlehead Festival in my home state.—Wilma Johnson, Thorndike, Maine

Tropical Chicken Salad

Tropical Chicken Salad

Tropical Chicken Salad

Over the years my husband and I have moved to different areas, and I've collected recipes from all over the United States. This flavorful salad recipe comes from New York. I've served it for luncheons for many years, and it's one of my husband's very favorites. —Linda Wheatley, Garland, Texas
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