Garden Salad Recipes

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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 about her mother making this recipe.
As a variation, the old-timers in my family cut up some boiled potatoes on dinner plates, then serve the warm salad mixture on top. —Robert Enigk, Canastota, New York

Old-Fashioned Wilted Lettuce

"I remember my grandmother making this wonderful 'wilted' salad with leaf lettuce from her garden and serving it with a...


Spinach Pasta Salad

1 review

There's real festive flair in this recipe. The pasta that Kay Odegard of Chicago, Illinois adds gives her spinach salad...


Daylily Salad

Daylily buds add color to this creative salad. The flavor is a cross between lettuce and cabbage.


Confetti Salad

My mother-in-law shared this recipe with me. The red and yellow peppers add to its flavor and eye-appeal. To speed...

Hot Spinach Salad

1 review

"My husband refused to eat wilted lettuce until I read this recipe suggested by a friend," says field editor La...


Grandma’s Spinach Salad

11 reviews

With all its fresh ingredients, this pretty spinach salad was my grandma’s favorite. Even my little ones like it (but...

Warm Dressing for Spinach

3 reviews

This tangy-sweet dressing is perfect for large gatherings. Keep it warm in a crockpot or slow-cooker. I like serving it...


Wilted Iceberg Lettuce

MY Father’s Mother made this a grandchildren’s favorite, a dish she brought with her from Czechoslovakia. This hot salad is...


Hot Bacon Spinach Salad

1 review

When I got married, my husband said he hated spinach! I prepared this salad and dressing for him and he...


Wilted Spinach Salad

4 reviews

Pretty, fresh and sized just for two, this delicious salad sent in by Diana Grier of St. Joseph, Missouri may...

Dijon Spinach Salad

For an unusual mix of tastes and textures, try this medley from Kara de la Vega of Suisun City, California....


Warm Bacon Spinach Salad

This was what the Pennsylvania Germans called "wilted salad". It was one of the first recipes I was taught to...


Pansy ‘n’ Chicken Tossed Salad

This colorful recipe was from a friend who could make anything taste great.
—Gaynell Nicholas, Henderson, Texas


Wilted Watercress Salad

When I was a girl growing up in Iowa, our whole family picked watercress. I modified my sister's recipe for...


Wilted Endive Salad

The blend of seasonings, greens and warm bacon dressing makes this salad a sure hit. My guess is that it'll...

Wilted Curly Endive

2 reviews

This warm salad is a deliciously different way to serve lettuce. Unlike other wilted versions, this one is not sweet....


Wilted Lettuce

"Here's an easy, old-fashioned salad that makes for a different-tasting side dish," writes Jennie Wilburn of Long Creek, Oregon. "You...


Wilted Green Salad

2 reviews

"My husband refused to eat wilted lettuce until I read this recipe suggested by a friend," says field editor La...


Cabbage Tossed Salad

2 reviews

This salad is a fun and interesting cross between a green salad and a coleslaw with a tangy dressing.—Marilyn Katcsmorak,...


Wilted Lettuce Salad with Bacon Dressing

4 reviews

To complement any entree, toss together this effortless and delicious salad.—Cheryl Newendorp, Pella, Iowa


Wilted Lettuce Salad

3 reviews

Wilted Lettuce Salad comes from Alberta McKay of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. This appetizing salad looks and tastes great!


Lettuce with Hot Bacon Dressing

3 reviews

I plant lettuce in my garden, so this is a recipe I make often. It's a nice change from a...


Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

3 reviews

After having a salad like this at a restaurant years ago, I came up with this recipe. It is especially...

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Tossed Wilted Lettuce Salad

2 reviews

My mother loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed working in her garden. When she served this salad, she would first...


Wilted Dandelion Greens Salad

If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em. That's my motto. Dandelions are much more than a seasonal lawn annoyance. In...


Homemade Croutons

6 reviews

You can change up these basic homemade croutons recipe by substituting your favorite herbs and spices. —Taste of Home Test...


Springtime Spinach Salad

This crisp classic from Kathryn Anderson of Casper, Wyoming is sure to be a favorite at your next affair. And...


Crunchy Pork and Rice Salad

4 reviews

"Cool and refreshing"—that describes this leftovers salad pretty well! It's full of cold ingredients. Prepare it as a side dish...


Warm Wilted Lettuce Salad

2 reviews

Fresh, colorful and lightly coated with a delectable dressing, this salad is perfect for a special meal or Sunday dinner....