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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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MY Mother often fixed this salad when I was a child. I grew up on a farm and most of our food came right from the garden. We especially liked this in the spring, when early leaf lettuce appeared. After a long winter of cooked vegetables, this was a real treat.
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Old-Fashioned Coleslaw

Old-Fashioned Coleslaw

Old-Fashioned Coleslaw

My sister-in-law gave me this recipe over 50 years ago and it's still a hit at potluck dinners. I made it for company once, and they came by the next day with a large head of cabbage, hoping to exchange it for the recipe. -Joyce LeMonds, Castle Rock, Washington

Mandarin-Walnut Lettuce Salad

Mandarin-Walnut Lettuce Salad

Mandarin-Walnut Lettuce Salad

THE sweetened walnuts add a nice crunch to this salad and a taste compatible with oranges. The dressing is sweet, tangy and light…just right for the simple ingredients of the salad.

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

THIS RECIPE from my aunt was an immediate hit. I had pork and beans and mayonnaise in the pantry and all the vegetables in my garden. It's wonderful for a picnic or barbecue because it travels well in a cooler and is so colorful. -LaVerne Stetler, Escalon, California
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Hot German Potato Salad for Two

Hot German Potato Salad for Two

Hot German Potato Salad for Two

Jennie Voigt of Marathon, Wisconsin deliciously downsizes a favorite picnic salad for this quick-to-fix dish.

Honey-Lime Fruit Salad

Honey-Lime Fruit Salad

Honey-Lime Fruit Salad

When husband Frank and I yearn for something a little different at mealtime, I fix this unique fruit salad. It's really light and refreshing.—Emma Magielda, Amsterdam, New York

Super Veggie Tossed Salad

Super Veggie Tossed Salad

Super Veggie Tossed Salad

This crunchy vegetable salad is perfect on a hot summer's day. I like to cut the vegetables earlier in the day, then chill them so they are nice and crisp. Just before serving, all that is left to do is drizzle with the salad dressing.—LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma

Basil Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette

"A splash of this delicate dressing lets the goodness of fresh spring greens shine through." says Vivian Haen (right) of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. It's also excellent drizzled over wedges of vine-ripened tomatoes."

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

For a taste of summer sunshine, Marana, Arizona’s Marian Bauerle whips up this quick, refreshing salad. “It’s pretty enough to double as a dessert,” she notes. “Peach yogurt and coconut really dress up the canned fruit cocktail.” TIP: LEFTOVER MINI MARSHMALLOWS CAN BE ADDED TO HOMEMADE TRAIL MIX OR A BOWL OF CEREAL OR USED AS A TOPPING FOR A BAKED SWEET POTATO ALONG WITH BUTTER AND CINNAMON.

Black Bean Veggie Burger Salad

Black Bean Veggie Burger Salad

Black Bean Veggie Burger Salad

“This lower fat version of a traditional taco salad doesn't lose any of the flavor,” writes Mary Bilyeu of Ann Arbor, Michigan. The creamy, flavorful dressing complements the unique use of a veggie burger as well.

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.

Herbed Chicken Caesar Salad

Herbed Chicken Caesar Salad

Herbed Chicken Caesar Salad

This salad looks and tastes fancy but couldn't be easier to make. It's my husband's favorite dinner.—Kay Andersen, Bear, Delaware
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