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Southwest Crunch Chicken Salad

Southwest Crunch Chicken Salad

Southwest Crunch Chicken Salad

It's hard to believe that this delightful mayonnaise-based chicken salad with cashews and turkey bacon only contains 3 g saturated fat and less than 100 mg cholesterol per serving! Sally Sibthorpe - Shelby Township, MI

Strawberry Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette

Strawberry Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette

Strawberry Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette

"This is my husband's favorite salad…hands down!" says Nancy Tafoya of Fort Collins, Colorado. "I've taken it to fancy dinner parties as well as camping trips, and everyone always lines up for seconds. The unique vinaigrette has a little kick to it that people truly enjoy."

Warm Roasted Beet Salad

Warm Roasted Beet Salad

Warm Roasted Beet Salad

“This recipe lets beets shine. It's a hearty main dish salad that is beautiful on the plate, too." Jill prefers to use hazelnut oil in this salad if you can find it. —Jill Anderson, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
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Black Bean Chicken Salad

Black Bean Chicken Salad

Black Bean Chicken Salad

A refreshing mix of beans, garden veggies and chicken is tossed with a light lime vinaigrette in this satisfying salad that's sure to be a winner on hot summer days! Jean Ecos of Harland, Wisconsin shared the recipe.

Cucumbers with Dill

Cucumbers with Dill

Cucumbers with Dill

Sprinkling cucumber slices with salt and letting them stand in a colander draws out excess water so the stay crisp when set on a barbecue buffet. Try them alongside any grilled entree. —Light & Tasty Test Kitchen

Fruity Crab Pasta Salad

Fruity Crab Pasta Salad

Fruity Crab Pasta Salad

A sweet ginger dressing spices up this tasty medley of oranges, grapes, crabmeat and pasta. “It’s an ideal warm-weather entree,” says Darlene Jurek of Foley, Minnesota.

Grecian Garden Salad

Grecian Garden Salad

Grecian Garden Salad

“My mom often makes this for guests. Colorful and healthy, it doesn’t taste light because of the generous amount of cheese.” Melissa Sipherd - Salt Lake City, UT

Herbed Tuna Salad

Herbed Tuna Salad

Herbed Tuna Salad

"Cooking for two is such a challenge for us, since my husband and I do not care for leftovers," says Rebecca Schweizer of Chesapeake, Virginia. "This well-seasoned salad, with its distinctive dill flavor, is my favorite lunch recipe.

Peachy Chicken Salad on Salad Greens

Peachy Chicken Salad on Salad Greens

Peachy Chicken Salad on Salad Greens

“This is a very healthy and simple salad to make; even my non-cooking husband can whip it together in minutes. We’ve served this to friends over the years, and they always ask for the recipe.” —Radelle Knappenberger, Oviedo, Florida

Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Whenever I take this salad to an event, people always ask for the recipe. It's perfect for the holidays.—Sheila Saunders, Pleasant Grove, Utah

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

When my mom and sister developed several food allergies, we had to modify many recipes. I substituted quinoa for couscous in this tabouleh. Now we make it all the time! —Jennifer Klann, Corbett, Oregon
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