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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.

Chicken Salad on a Tortilla

Chicken Salad on a Tortilla

Chicken Salad on a Tortilla

I started to fix fajitas for our supper one evening and ended up turning it into a salad instead. My husband was impressed with the concoction. Whenever I serve it for a quick lunch to unexpected company, they often request the recipe. -Shirley Banks, Westfield, Iowa

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

Tater Tot Taco Salad

Tater Tot Taco Salad

Tater Tot Taco Salad

"Since I love potatoes and my husband and I both enjoy the flavor of tacos, this fun dish is a tasty meal-in-one for the two of us," comments Eleanor Mielke (left with her husband, Tom) of Mitchell, South Dakota. "It's not as messy as eating tacos...and the recipe can easily be doubled."
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Macaroni Egg Salad

Macaroni Egg Salad

Macaroni Egg Salad

"This tasty dish proves you don't have to feed a crowd to enjoy that delicious picnic salad flavor," says Ruth Wimmer of Bland, Virginia. "Hard-cooked egg makes it nice and hearty."

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

Warm Spinach Mushroom Salad

Warm Spinach Mushroom Salad

Warm Spinach Mushroom Salad

In addition to being a very tasty side-dish salad, this is one of my favorites to have for lunch. It makes just the right amount for two portions. -Helen Ward O'Key, Torrington, Connecticut

Tangy Cucumber Gelatin

Tangy Cucumber Gelatin

Tangy Cucumber Gelatin

A friend shared this recipe with me years ago. She had a vegetable garden and always had a good yield of cucumbers. This pleasant, comforting salad is the right amount for one or two. The cucumber and green onions give a nice texture contrast and refreshing crunch. -Bernadeane McWilliam, Decatur, Illinois

Fruit 'n' Veggie Salad

Fruit 'n' Veggie Salad

Fruit 'n' Veggie Salad

"This lovely salad, which combines vegetables, fruit and a sweet/tart dressing, is a tasty change from the ordinary," notes Jean Conway of Anaheim, California.

Compote of Fruit

Compote of Fruit

Compote of Fruit

"This different and refreshing combination of fruits is a welcome side dish my husband, Jim, and I enjoy with breakfast or lunch," says Genise Krause from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. "The light dressing lets the goodness of the fruit come through."

Cheesy BLT Salad

Cheesy BLT Salad

Cheesy BLT Salad

"Frank's Salad" is what this was called at Palm's Cafe in Columbus, Indiana. When my new husband and I were just out of college with little money for entertainment or dining out, we enjoyed this salad often. It has remained a favorite in a family that grew from two to seven. -Maxine Wheeler, Columbus, Indiana

Crunchy Veggie Salad

Crunchy Veggie Salad

Crunchy Veggie Salad

"A friend gave me the recipe for this colorful refreshing salad 30 years ago," says Gusty Crum of Dover, Ohio. "It's wonderful alongside baked chicken."
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