Garden Salad Recipes

Looking for recipes for garden salads? Taste of Home has the best garden salads recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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    Tofu Salad

    To make the tofu extra crispy in this tofu salad recipe, we recommend draining some of the liquid and cooking it in a generous amount of oil at high heat. It takes a little extra time, but it's worth it! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


    Vegan Taco Salad

    1 review

    The best salads are made with ingredients that have different textures and complementary flavors. In this vegan taco salad, you'll...


    Bacon Pear Salad with Parmesan Dressing

    6 reviews

    This simple salad is an elegant side dish for any menu. With a blend of fresh pears and warm, comforting...


    Ginger-Peanut Green Bean Salad

    This green bean recipe showcases crisp, fresh-from-the-garden produce with a zesty peanut vinaigrette. Red chilis and chopped nuts add interesting...

    Blackberry Balsamic Spinach Salad

    5 reviews

    This lightly dressed salad is packed with superfoods! When I have time, I make my vinaigrette from scratch. —Mary Lou...


    Flat Iron Steak Salad

    1 review

    My steak salad with avocado and radishes is a big plate of summer deliciousness. I sometimes add dried cranberries and...

    Strawberry-Avocado Tossed Salad

    3 reviews

    Delicious and beautiful! Strawberries and avocado on top of romaine drizzled with a honey vinaigrette dressing. Perfect with a grilled...


    Strawberry Tarragon Chicken Salad

    3 reviews

    After thinking about creating this salad for some time, one spring I used my homegrown strawberries and fresh tarragon to...


    Sweet Potato Panzanella

    This is my favorite lunch dish during the fall season. Every bite is filled with flavor and texture, but it...


    Herbed Tuna and White Bean Salad

    1 review

    This is a quick and delicious salad that can be made special for guests—or yourself—by grilling fresh tuna steaks instead...

    Ready-To-Serve Salad

    4 reviews

    A good friend and neighbor brought over this colorful blend after I returned from a hospital stay. A fast dressing...


    I Spy Salad

    1 review

    We dug into this salad, named after a memory game we played with the kids. This colorful layered salad is...


    Swiss Spinach Salad

    1 review

    My garden offers up a treasure trove of fresh vegetables to spark her imagination. When I toss my spinach with...


    Steak Salad

    2 reviews

    Rather than use typical treatments for leftover steak, our home economists toss the chilled meat with romaine, sliced mushrooms and...


    Simple Caesar Salad

    2 reviews

    In the summer, I'll mix fresh tomato slices and vegetables from our garden in with the salad. I also experiment...

    Sunday Layered Salad

    —Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas


    Fruity Chicken Tossed Salad

    Juicy chicken and a medley of sweet fruit jazz up crisp salad greens. Topped with a refreshing poppyseed dressing, this...


    Creamy Cashew Chicken Salad

    Served on a bed of garden greens or on a croissant, this all-time favorite salad is loaded with chicken and...


    Warm Apricot Chicken Salad

    This colorful salad is topped with marinated sauteed chicken. It's hearty, refreshing and nutritious. Even our kids like the sweet...


    Southwestern Chicken Salad

    1 review

    In North Richland Hills, Texas, Virginia Stencel mixes chicken, beans and corn with fresh jicama for a fun change of...


    Crispy Ranch Salad

    1 review

    I do a lot of experimenting with vegetables to appease my whole family. Everyone labeled this one a winner.


    Greens with Hot Bacon Dressing

    4 reviews

    Growing up in a German community, I ate this salad often. It's an old traditional dish—I recall my grandmother talking...


    Cranberry Pecan Spinach Salad

    3 reviews

    I came across this recipe one year when I was looking for a special salad for the holidays. —Deb Murata,...

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    Apple-Nut Tossed Salad

    1 review

    We love the light dressing over crunchy apples, walnuts and lettuce sprinkled with blue cheese.—Maureen Reubelt, Gales Ferry, Connecticut


    Quick Tossed Salad

    Your family will love this speedy salad with a variety of fresh ingredients. If you don't have Italian dressing, use...


    Italian Salad Bowl

    This is a nice accompaniment to a hearty meal. The best part about salads like this is that you can...


    Garden Tossed Salad

    My Italian grandma grew all of her produce in her backyard garden, so many of her recipes made good use...


    Family Favorite Salad

    This salad started out as a Caesar salad—but I ran out of ingredients! We like this one just as much—Kenna...


    Fruit ‘N’ Feta Tossed Salad

    1 review

    This is an adaptation of a salad I tasted at a restaurant. The combination of cheese and apples is delicious....