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    Peach Caprese Salad

    During summer, I like to use the fresh ingredients I receive weekly from my local food share, and that's how I created this peach Caprese salad. I use large balls of mozzarella torn into pieces, but you could use smaller mozzarella pearls. —Mounir Echariti, Mendham, New Jersey

    Caprese Pasta Salad

    This easy Caprese pasta salad is always a favorite, especially when summer tomatoes are at their peak. It comes together...



    Chili Verde Esquites (Mexican Corn Salad)

    Chili verde sausages add a wallop of flavor in my version of esquites, a kicked-up Mexican corn salad. We leave...


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    40 Easter Salads You’ll Love to Nibble On

    Nothing complements Easter dinner like a fresh spring salad, whether it's filled with veggies, fruit or both! Find our favorite...

    Grilled Potato and Corn Salad

    Corn salad and potato salad are two summer classics. I smashed 'em together for a crowd-pleasing side that we love...


    Grilled Peach Couscous Salad

    You'll feel inspired at the farmers market with the recipe for this couscous salad in tow. Grilled peaches and limes...

    Grilled Summer Sausage Salad

    I love grilling vegetables, especially those straight from the garden. The summer sausage is a fun twist, and the veggies...



    Boston Lettuce with Roasted Red Onions

    Forget boring tossed salads! This Boston lettuce salad will have your guests asking for the recipe. Top with bacon, or...


    Strawberry-Pineapple Coleslaw

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    Sweet fruit, a tangy coleslaw dressing and colorful crisp cabbage make a wonderful combination to share with others. I think...

    21 Thanksgiving Salad Recipes for Your Holiday Table

    From leafy green bowls to grain-based dishes, these seasonal sides are bursting with fall flavor. Here are the best Thanksgiving...


    Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

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    I had to figure out how to make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad at home because my husband was getting tired of...



    Spicy Southwestern Fruit Salad

    This colorful fruit salad is special enough for company or to take to a potluck dinner. It's easy to double...


    Orange and Olives Salad

    My grandmother made sure this orange and olives salad was on our holiday table every year. It's so light and...


    Turnip Greens Salad

    My Turnip Greens Salad was created using items from my garden. Because most people cook turnip greens, I wanted to...


    16 Light Potato Salad Recipes Perfect for a Barbecue

    Head to your next cookout armed with a light potato salad you can feel good about eating.


    Minestrone-Style Shrimp Salad

    This shrimp salad is the perfect dish to serve as a small dinner for two. It's very light and refreshing....


    10 of Our Best Picnic Salad Ideas for Every Diet

    Celebrate summer with these delightful picnic salad ideas. We have recipes, tips and tricks to fit any lifestyle!


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    Farro Salad with Charred Shishito Peppers and Corn

    This farro salad can be enjoyed warm or cold. I am lucky that my mom has an amazing garden every...


    Spicy Thai-Inspired Noodle Watermelon Salad

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    Our county is famous for its fabulous Green River melons. While you won’t find this unique and refreshing salad at...


    Caprese Macaroni Salad

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    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie...

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    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

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    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...


    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

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    I have always loved SPAM, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

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    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...


    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...