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Salad Recipes For Two

Looking for salad recipes for two? Find salad recipes for two including chicken salads, fruit salads, and more salad recipes for two from the cooking for two magazine.

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For a feast or any occasion, we love this snappy fall salad that balances sweet and sour with good crunch from almonds and sesame seeds. —Stephanie Smoley, Rochester, Minnesota
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Mushroom Steak Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

Mushroom Steak Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

Mushroom Steak Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

When I want to serve a romantic dinner for my husband and me, I fix this elegant yet easy salad. I just add crusty French bread and a glass of wine. —Candace McMenamin, Lexington, South Carolina

Special Citrus Salad

Special Citrus Salad

Special Citrus Salad

An easy tangy dressing makes this salad taste as impressive as it looks.—Janice Ubaldi, Petaluma, California

Salad Greens with Honey Mustard Dressing

Salad Greens with Honey Mustard Dressing

Salad Greens with Honey Mustard Dressing

This delicious dressing has just the right balance of sweetness and acidity. It clings well to the lettuce, and goat cheese is just the right choice for this refreshing salad.
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Waldorf Salad with Dates

Waldorf Salad with Dates

Waldorf Salad with Dates

“For extra taste and texture, I added dates to the original recipe for this popular salad,” writes Mary Kirner of Aurora, Illinois. “The combination is a nice fit for autumn meals.”

Garden Vegetable Salad

Garden Vegetable Salad

Garden Vegetable Salad

MY GRANDMA often made this light garden salad. I especially like to serve it in spring and summer, when we can use fresh vegetables from our backyard garden. The tangy Italian dressing is true to tradition. Crisp and refreshing, this salad complements any meal. -Rosalie Wright, San Jose, California

Apple Chicken Salad

Apple Chicken Salad

Apple Chicken Salad

Now that my six children are grown, I make lots of small-portion meals. This tasty salad is one of my favorite recipes because it’s colorful, a little different and it contains healthy ingredients.—Anne Stevens, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Quick Corn Salad for 2

Quick Corn Salad for 2

Quick Corn Salad for 2

I CREATED this recipe because my family is so fond of corn. I tried to add a little zip to it with the marinade and I think I succeeded. I double or triple the recipe for potlucks or when we have dinner guests. In either case, someone's always sure to ask for the recipe. —Mildred Sherrer Bay City, Texas

Restaurant Blue Cheese Dressing

Restaurant Blue Cheese Dressing

Restaurant Blue Cheese Dressing

“My mom got the recipe for Blue Cheese Dressing from a New Orleans restaurant and tweaked it at home. I wasn’t a fan of blue cheese dressing until I tried this on,” says Lisa Francis of Elba, Alabama.

Cucumber Dill Salad

Cucumber Dill Salad

Cucumber Dill Salad

This crisp and tangy salad from our Test Kitchen hits the spot on warm afternoons and evenings. Sprinkling the cucumbers with salt and letting them sit draws out excess water so they stay nice and crisp.

Orange Gelatin Cups

Orange Gelatin Cups

Orange Gelatin Cups

My mother used gelatin in so many good dishes, and as I got older, I did the same. This recipe is one I created. It's a refreshing accompaniment to any meal. -Mrs. John Eaton, Palm Harbor, Florida

Refreshing Fruit Salad

Refreshing Fruit Salad

Refreshing Fruit Salad

I keep cans of fruit in the refrigerator so they'll be cold whenever we want to be refreshed with this salad. My husband loves it. With a touch of mustard added, the dressing is also good over a green salad. -Annette Hemsath, Sutherlin, Oregon
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