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Low Fat Salad Recipes

Looking for low fat salad recipes? Find healthy low fat salads including low fat chicken salads, low fat fruit salads, and more low fat salad recipes.

Gingered Green Bean Salad

Gingered Green Bean Salad

Gingered Green Bean Salad

Notes Trisha Kruse from Eagle, Idaho: “This crisp, summer salad keeps well in the refrigerator…if it lasts that long. The tangy sweetness and toasty flavor in the sesame dressing are almost addictive!”

Cranberry Pear Spinach Salad

Cranberry Pear Spinach Salad

Cranberry Pear Spinach Salad

A few moments are all you need to toss together this pretty salad and tangy classic dressing. It's a perfect way to round out holiday meals. —Anne Smithson, Cary, North Carolina

Watermelon Grape Salad

Watermelon Grape Salad

Watermelon Grape Salad

"This salad is easy to make and it also tastes great," says Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. "Serve it with a scoop of lemon sherbet for a refreshing dessert."
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Cold Vermicelli Salad

Cold Vermicelli Salad

Cold Vermicelli Salad

Susan Miller of West, Texas notes, "This recipe makes a refreshing light lunch for a pair on a hot day, but it can easily be doubled for a potluck, I make it a day ahead so the flavors can blend."

Fruity Tossed Salad

Fruity Tossed Salad

Fruity Tossed Salad

A colorful combo of fruity flavors makes Beverly Little’s refreshing, light salad a winter favorite in Marietta, Georgia. Coconut and nuts add a fun crunch and fancy feel!

Chilled Red Wine Fruit Dressing

Chilled Red Wine Fruit Dressing

Chilled Red Wine Fruit Dressing

The fruit bowl will be the first to empty when Donna Warner's elegant dressing is tossed into the mix. "It's wonderful with melon balls, sliced oranges, strawberries, bananas and most any type of fruit," she writes from Tavares, Florida. "Use it to dress either a salad or a light summer dessert."

Fabulous Feta Salad

Fabulous Feta Salad

Fabulous Feta Salad

On busy summer days in Glendale, Arizona, Amy Adams turns to this simple and pretty pasta salad for fast, flavorful side-dish flair. TIP: Need a more filling entree? Simply double the amount of chicken!

Macaroni Garden Salad

Macaroni Garden Salad

Macaroni Garden Salad

Bonnie Sturgeon of Berwick, New Brunswick enjoys making this delightful salad during the summer. Tomato, cucumber and sweet red pepper are tossed with macaroni and herbs, then coated in a creamy fat-free mayonnaise dressing. Serve it as a light lunch or as a side dish with your favorite meat for supper.

Tomato Feta Salad

Tomato Feta Salad

Tomato Feta Salad

One summer I combined my love for onions with a bumper crop of tomatoes and a homemade balsamic dressing. The result was this salad that receives thumbs-up approval whenever it's served. -Robert Golus of Greer, South Carolina

Sour Cream Cucumbers

Sour Cream Cucumbers

Sour Cream Cucumbers

It’s been a tradition at our house to serve this dish with the other Hungarian specialties my mom learned to make from the women at church. It’s especially good during the summer when the cucumbers are fresh-picked from the garden. —Pamela Eaton, Monclova, Ohio

Zucchini Bean Salad

Zucchini Bean Salad

Zucchini Bean Salad

A fun combination of good-for-you ingredients makes up Zucchini Bean Salad from Carol Waugh of Bellingham, Washington. It's fresh-tasting and tangy, thanks to the light coating of vinaigrette. You can make this salad ahead and chill for a few hours before serving.
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