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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.

Shrimp Orzo Salad

Shrimp Orzo Salad

Shrimp Orzo Salad

A half hour is all you need to mix up this colorful crowd-pleaser. Offering plenty of shrimp, artichoke hearts, olives, peppers and a host of herbs, it's a tasty change-of-pace from pasta salads. "The recipe completes any buffet," notes Ginger Johnson of Farmington, Illinois.

Easy Sirloin Caesar Salad

Easy Sirloin Caesar Salad

Easy Sirloin Caesar Salad

A tangy sauce that combines bottled salad dressing, lemon juice and Dijon mustard flavors this filling main-dish salad. You save on cleanup time because both the steak and bread are cooked on the grill.

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

Whether it's health or taste you're after, it doesn't get any better than this --bulgur, beans, tomatoes pine nuts and olive oil team up in this vegetarian main dish salad. CW's food editor, Wendy Stenman, created this just for The Healthy Kitchen.
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Chicken-Stuffed Tomatoes

Chicken-Stuffed Tomatoes

Chicken-Stuffed Tomatoes

Nancy MacLeod of Boynton Beach, Florida turns garden-fresh tomatoes into a sensational summer meal when she fills them with this creamy chicken salad. “I came up with this recipe when I had a lot of fresh tomatoes on hand,” she relates. “It’s great for lunch or dinner with a side salad and some crusty bread.”

Day After Thanksgiving Salad

Day After Thanksgiving Salad

Day After Thanksgiving Salad

I originally developed this recipe as a way to use Thanksgiving leftovers. But it's such a hit, I make it throughout the year.

Shrimp 'n' Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp 'n' Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp 'n' Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

Here's a simple recipe for lettuce wraps that's a nutritious option for a luncheon or dinner party. For fun, serve the filling on a platter with lettuce leaves on the side, and let your guests wrap their own. —Mary Beth Vultee, Ocean Beach, North Carolina

Japanese Steak Salad

Japanese Steak Salad

Japanese Steak Salad

“We enjoy all kinds of ethnic foods,” writes Diane Halferty of Corpus Christi, Texas. “This beef recipe is easy to make, and very tasty.” With its sweet soy marinade and fresh veggies, there's lots to love in this main-dish salad.

Spiced-Up Chicken Salad

Spiced-Up Chicken Salad

Spiced-Up Chicken Salad

A unique combination of basil and mint in the dressing adds fresh appeal to this outstanding salad. The recipe comes with my tried-and-true approval.

Antipasto Salad Platter

Antipasto Salad Platter

Antipasto Salad Platter

This salad is made for nights when it's just too hot to cook. I used to work in a pizza and sub shop, where this platter was the most popular.

Tuna Steak Salad

Tuna Steak Salad

Tuna Steak Salad

If your idea of tuna salad is laden with mayo, kick the can and make tuna steaks instead. They're quick and delicious on a bed of greens and can be easily replaced with another favorite fish. —Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas

Delightful Chicken Salad

Delightful Chicken Salad

Delightful Chicken Salad

You can serve this delightful chicken salad on bread, buns or wrapped in a tortilla. "My husband likes it on crackers as a snack or on a bed of iceberg lettuce," says Jacklyn Salgado from Omaha, Nebraska.
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