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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.

Beef Tenderloin Salad

Beef Tenderloin Salad

Beef Tenderloin Salad

Slices of tender beef, fresh asparagus and juicy tomatoes high-light this attractive main-dish salad from our Test Kitchen.

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Mango lends a sweet tropical twist to our Test Kitchen's warm weather version of red beans and rice. Green pepper and onion add crunch to the chilled concoction that's tossed with salsa, then sprinkled with cilantro just before serving.

Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken

"This colorful cold pasta salad is wonderful for warm days when you don't want to cook," writes Ruth Stone of Loyalton, California. "I like to make it ahead so when we get home from work, It's ready to serve with fruit and whole-grain bread."
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Grape Broccoli Salad

Grape Broccoli Salad

Grape Broccoli Salad

This tempting toss-up of vegetables, fruit and a sweet tangy dressing is a tasty alternative to pasta salads. "My sister's husband needs to watch what he eats, so she's a great source of healthy recipes like this one," says Peggy Cathey of McKinney, Texas.

Pasta Tuna Salad

Pasta Tuna Salad

Pasta Tuna Salad

You can dress up this scrumptious salad and take it most anywhere—from a picnic to a potluck. "Since it's so easy to prepare, I make this nutritious salad often when we're camping," reports Patricia Smith of Canby, Oregon. "It's a real crowd-pleaser in hot weather. Leftovers keep well, too."

Honey French Dressing

Honey French Dressing

Honey French Dressing

The smooth thick dressing is a nice blend of tangy and sweet, with flavor reminiscent of a Western dressing. I got this recipe years ago when I worked as a cook in a high school cafeteria.—Joan Dones, Las Vegas, Nevada

Makeover Honey French Dressing

Makeover Honey French Dressing

Makeover Honey French Dressing

This makeover recipe has half the fat, about 40% fewer calories and a third less sodium. But it will still dress up salads with gusto.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Fresh Garden Vegetable Salad

Fresh Garden Vegetable Salad

Fresh Garden Vegetable Salad

When I got married, I wrote down all of my mother's favorite recipes, including this one. The refreshing salad is good in any season, but it's especially tasty made with homegrown vegetables. —Ramona Sailor of Buhl, Idaho

Fruity Green Salad with Honey Dressing

Fruity Green Salad with Honey Dressing

Fruity Green Salad with Honey Dressing

I'm a beekeeper and always looking for new ways to use honey. I've found that when I put honey in dressing, I don't need to add oil, which cuts down on the fat. This salad goes well with any entree. —Hope Ralph of Woburn, Massachusetts

Parsnip Carrot Salad

Parsnip Carrot Salad

Parsnip Carrot Salad

"Because my husband's garden produced an overabundance of parsnips, I experimented and came up with this combination that can be served as an appetizer, salad or side dish," writes Marge Campbell of Waymart, Pennsylvania. "We like it with duck or chicken."

Pepper Cup Salad

Pepper Cup Salad

Pepper Cup Salad

In this side dish, a refreshing vegetable medley is coated with a simple dressing, then presented in crisp pepper halves.—Julia Trachsel, Victoria, British Columbia
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