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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.

Colorful Pasta Salad

Colorful Pasta Salad

Colorful Pasta Salad

The colorful side dish shared by Mary Tallman of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin features sweet pineapple, crunchy vegetables and refreshing cilantro in a tangy dressing with pasta. It requires just 15 minutes of prep time, so it’s perfect for a quick lunch or on-the-go dinner.

Navy Bean Tossed Salad

Navy Bean Tossed Salad

Navy Bean Tossed Salad

Black olives, feta cheese, and Caesar dressing give Clara Coulston's salad a distinctive Greek flavor. The Washington Court House, Ohio reader likes to make croutons by toasting and cutting up a pre-packaged pizza crust.

Blueberry Cantaloupe Salad

Blueberry Cantaloupe Salad

Blueberry Cantaloupe Salad

Bring some freshness to your brunch table. The simple citrus and poppy seeds dressing helps jazz up this fruit salad. —R. Jean Rand, Edina, MN
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Black Bean Asparagus Salad

Black Bean Asparagus Salad

Black Bean Asparagus Salad

Do you like asparagus, but want something beyond plain, steamed asparagus? Try this refreshing new salad idea from Laurie Jackson of Falcon, Colorado. The black beans, red pepper, cilantro and cumin give it a Southwest twist. Laurie likes to serve this salad with chicken or cheese enchiladas, as well as take it to potlucks.

Grilled Veggie Fettuccine Salad

Grilled Veggie Fettuccine Salad

Grilled Veggie Fettuccine Salad

This is my mother's favorite meatless meal. It is great either as a side dish for dinner or the main course for lunch. It is so colorful and is also delicious.—Mary Ann Dell, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Pineapple Slaw

Pineapple Slaw

Pineapple Slaw

The cool, refreshing crunch of Pineapple Coleslaw makes it a welcome addition to springtime meals. The pineapple lends a sweet tang to this quick-fix salad submitted by field editor Shirley Glaab of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Easy Summer Fruit Salad

Easy Summer Fruit Salad

Easy Summer Fruit Salad

“My friends are always requesting this salad.” Colorful slices of fruit get dressed up with a simple sauce of citrus juices and honey. Anneliese Deising - Plymouth, MI

Creamy Fruit Salad Medley

Creamy Fruit Salad Medley

Creamy Fruit Salad Medley

“I’m on a low-fat diet,“ explains Gerldean Cade from Brookhaven, Mississippi. “So I created this light, refreshing recipe using my favorite fruits to take to church quiltings for lunch. And everyone just loves it!“

Turkey Wild Rice Salad

Turkey Wild Rice Salad

Turkey Wild Rice Salad

Serve up a medley of textures and tastes with this colorful luncheon idea from our Test Kitchen. Crunchy celery, pepper and pecans combine with juicy grapes and dried cherries, wild rice and leftover turkey in this easy standout salad. You can substitute instant brown rice for the wild rice.

Texas Two-Step Slaw

Texas Two-Step Slaw

Texas Two-Step Slaw

Shared by Sharon Wencel of Austin, Texas, this quick and colorful slaw is laced with ranch dressing. “It's a family favorite and comes together in minutes, but chilling for an hour helps to blend the flavors,” she offers for those with time to plan ahead.

Almond Strawberry Salad

Almond Strawberry Salad

Almond Strawberry Salad

“Everyone loves this pretty salad that's topped with strawberries and sliced almonds," Renae Rossow notes from Union, Kentucky. With just a few ingredients, it's loaded with flavor.
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