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Comfort Food Salad Recipes

Mix things up with these comfort food salad recipes, including coleslaw, potato salad, cucumber salad, gelatin, macaroni salad, fruit salad, chicken salad, tuna salad, Cobb salad, bean salad and more.

Overnight Coleslaw

Overnight Coleslaw

Overnight Coleslaw

This has been a very popular salad from my recipe box for a long, long time! Before I retired, when my office had a covered-dish-get-together, I was always asked to bring my tangy coleslaw. My family loves it, too. —Fern Hammock, Garland, Texas

Pat's Potato Salad

Pat's Potato Salad

Pat's Potato Salad

I developed this recipe while working at a restaurant. We wanted a salad that would complement a barbecue sandwich and use up day-old baked potatoes. It keeps well and seems to taste even better after being refrigerated. —Patricia Maul Battlesville, Oklahoma

Peach Bavarian

Peach Bavarian

Peach Bavarian

Fruit molds are my specialty, and I enjoy making and serving them. This one, with its refreshing peach taste, makes a colorful salad or dessert.
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Prize-Winning Potato Salad

Prize-Winning Potato Salad

Prize-Winning Potato Salad

With horseradish for tang, mayonnaise and sour cream for smoothness and bacon for crunch, you have a truly memorable potato salad.—Ramona Hook, Wysong Paducah, Kentucky

Special Potato Salad

Special Potato Salad

Special Potato Salad

Vinegar and yogurt give this salad a refreshing tang that's unlike typical potato salads with heavy creamy dressings. My family loves the crispness of the onion and celery and the heartiness that comes from the eggs and crumbled bacon. -Page Alexander, Baldwin City, Kansas

Summer Apple Salad

Summer Apple Salad

Summer Apple Salad

This salad is a great-tasting, colorful side dish that contains a mixture of ingredients. It is a good thing this serves 12 because my family can't get enough of it! Tossing fruits and vegetables with a sweet dressing is a deliciously different idea.—Kim Stoller, Smithville, Ohio

Tangy Fruit Salad

Tangy Fruit Salad

Tangy Fruit Salad

I got this recipe from dear friends many years ago, and it has been a mainstay at my house ever since. This salad is a sweet refreshing side dish or light dessert.—Darlene Alexander, Nekoosa, Wisconsin

Zesty Potato Salad

Zesty Potato Salad

Zesty Potato Salad

A new, zippy version of the old favorite, this refreshing potato salad is sure to please! Horseradish gives it a delightfully different flavor. Try it for your next family gathering or picnic. —Aney Chatterton, Soda Springs, Idaho

Quick Peach Fruit Salad

Quick Peach Fruit Salad

Quick Peach Fruit Salad

Quick Fruit Salad is a beautiful, refreshing side dish or dessert from Sue Call of Beech Grove, Indiana. "I's a great way to round out a summer meal!" Sue asserts.

Grandma's Potato Salad

Grandma's Potato Salad

Grandma's Potato Salad

Our Fourth of July feast wouldn't be complete without this cool, old-fashioned potato salad. It's my grandma's treasured recipe. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Easy Layered Salad

Easy Layered Salad

Easy Layered Salad

Because I enjoy spending a fair amount of time in the kitchen, our kids have also learned to like cooking. All four kids make this salad together and take pride in serving it to the family.—Marsha Ransom, South Haven, Michigan
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