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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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Creamy Potato Salad for Two

Creamy Potato Salad for Two

Creamy Potato Salad for Two

"This potato salad is quick and versatile," confirms Caron Osberg of Urbandale, Iowa. Her downsized version of the classic has a creamy dressing and gets a pleasant crunch from chopped carrots and celery.

Crunchy Kraut Salad

Crunchy Kraut Salad

Crunchy Kraut Salad

Anyone who likes sauerkraut will enjoy this salad. I serve it as a side dish with ham, any kind of sausage or a sandwich. -Mrs. J.B. Culwell, Arlington, Texas

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.
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Cucumbers in Sour Cream

Cucumbers in Sour Cream

Cucumbers in Sour Cream

Thank Carmen Edwards in Midland, Texas for this quick, classic summer salad of cool, crunchy cucumber slices in a creamy dressing. “It goes with any entree,” she notes.

Fruity Chicken Salad with Avocado and Cantaloupe

Fruity Chicken Salad with Avocado and Cantaloupe

Fruity Chicken Salad with Avocado and Cantaloupe

“I find that both men and women enjoy this version of chicken salad, whether you serve it at lunchtime or for your evening meal,” writes Marina Jines from Enid, Oklahoma.

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

Hearty Pasta Salad for Two

Hearty Pasta Salad for Two

Hearty Pasta Salad for Two

"Alter the vegetables any way you like! Sometimes I add tomatoes, squash or celery," notes Barbara Banski from Fenton, Michigan. "This yummy salad is always a hit at pot lucks."

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

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.”

Mock Crab Louis Salad

Mock Crab Louis Salad

Mock Crab Louis Salad

“Come spring, I like a meal that doesn’t involve turning on the stove,” pens Alice Cibulka of Sun City, Arizona. “This hearty salad is quick, filling and fantastic. I round it out with lemonade, ice cream and a bunch of daffodils.”

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
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