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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.

Tasty Tossed Salad

Tasty Tossed Salad

Tasty Tossed Salad

This is a great salad that's worth trying. The combination of vegetables and a thick creamy dressing make a perfect blend. For a little color, add some cherry tomatoes.

Creamy Lime Potato Salad

Creamy Lime Potato Salad

Creamy Lime Potato Salad

Not only is this change-of-pace salad good served cold, but it is absolutely fantastic when it's warmed a tad. The recipe came from my daughter, who likes to use lime juice and lime peel for a unique flair. -Angela Accorinti of Okeana, Ohio

Christmas Ribbon Salad

Christmas Ribbon Salad

Christmas Ribbon Salad

Spirits are light at holiday time around Debra Stoner's home--and so are many of the meas she serves. "I make this dessert every year at Christmas," she informs from Carlisle, Pennsylvania. "It's one of my husband's favorites. I slimmed down the recipe by using sugar-free gelatin and reduced-fat topping."
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Raspberry Pineapple Gelatin Salad

Raspberry Pineapple Gelatin Salad

Raspberry Pineapple Gelatin Salad

When I misplaced my recipe for cranberry salad, I created my own. My daughter likes it so much and asks me to make it often.

Orange Fluff Salad

Orange Fluff Salad

Orange Fluff Salad

"My sister gave me this fluffy salad recipe that whips up in a jiffy," relates Stacey Meyer of Merced, California. "Unlike many gelatin recipes, there's no need to have the salad set for hours, so it's great for unexpected company."

Peanut Banana Waldorf

Peanut Banana Waldorf

Peanut Banana Waldorf

This is a combination of two different salads that my children liked when they were growing up. It probably originated when I was making one or the other of the salads and didn't have enough apples or bananas to make the amount of salad I needed.

Raspberry Citrus Compote

Raspberry Citrus Compote

Raspberry Citrus Compote

Cindy Reams of Philipsburg, Pennsylvania shares this budget-minded breakfast medley. Grapefruit is a surprising addition to the refreshing salad, which is priced at only 36¢ each.

Creamy Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

Creamy Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

Creamy Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

About 25 years ago, after experimenting with recipes for a blue cheese dressing, I came up with this quick-to-make combination. I usually mix up a double batch because it never lasts long. It's also great as a dip for crackers, veggies or crusty breads, or instead of mayonnaise on sandwiches.

Spinach Date Salad

Spinach Date Salad

Spinach Date Salad

This simple refreshing salad suggests spring. The chopped dates complement the other ingredients, and slivered almonds give it a nice crunch.

Peas 'N' Bean Salad

Peas 'N' Bean Salad

Peas 'N' Bean Salad

This recipe was one of the first I tried from a new cookbook many years ago. I was intrigued by the variety of ingredients. It's been a favorite ever since, and whenever I take this dish somewhere, there are never leftovers.

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Whenever we're invited to potlucks, I'm always asked to bring a salad because people know it's one of my specialties. This dish is especially good on summer days when it's too hot to cook on the stove. -Deb Weisberger Mullett Lake, Michigan
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