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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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“Balsamic vinaigrette gives a refreshing zing to this pasta dish,” says Bill Hilbrich of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. “It can be served hot or refrigerated and served as a cold salad.”
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More Salad Recipes For Two

Simple Marinated Mushroom Salad

Simple Marinated Mushroom Salad

Simple Marinated Mushroom Salad

Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas shares this tart medley that puts mushrooms in the spotlight. The salad is well-coated with a vinaigrette made with Dijon mustard, vinegar and herbs.

Neptune Pasta Salad

Neptune Pasta Salad

Neptune Pasta Salad

This my original recipe and very easy to make. It's good for a light supper, and co-workers love it when I bring this to potluck lunches. —Deborah Baumgarten Jacksonville, Florida
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Mini Layered Salad

Mini Layered Salad

Mini Layered Salad

“I received this recipe from my dear aunt 20 years ago,” writes Carmen Edwards from Midland, Texas. “It’s my very favorite make-ahead salad and I’m happy to share it.”

Warm Sweet Potato Salad

Warm Sweet Potato Salad

Warm Sweet Potato Salad

“I love sweet potatoes, so I’m always trying to come up with new ways to serve them. A few years ago, I was craving potato salad but only had sweet potatoes on hand. This is the result,” shares Lisa Huff of Birmingham, Alabama.

Lime Chicken on Fruited Spring Greens

Lime Chicken on Fruited  Spring Greens

Lime Chicken on Fruited Spring Greens

For a unique entree, serve this refreshing salad that pairs fresh fruit with chicken, greens and a tangy vinaigrette. "This salad is spectacular," notes Charlene Chambers of Ormond Beach, Florida.

Fresh Greek Garden Salad

Fresh Greek Garden Salad

Fresh Greek Garden Salad

Two kinds of peppers, fresh olives and lots of feta cheese will make this colorful Greek toss up, sent in by Glenda Parsonage of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, a favorite. For a change of pace, try it with capers and lemon slices on top.

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

Kidney Bean Tuna Salad

Kidney Bean Tuna Salad

Kidney Bean Tuna Salad

This light, nutritious entree salad for two comes from Sandra Fisher of Kent, Washington. It's especially pretty served on a lettuce-lined plate for a special luncheon.

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.

Herbed Tomatoes

Herbed Tomatoes

Herbed Tomatoes

“My husband and I grow our own tomatoes and enjoy this simple, delicious salad all summer long,” shares Kim Bovino in Milford, Connecticut. “It’s great with warm French bread and butter for lunch or can double as a quick appetizer.”
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