Garden Salad Recipes

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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 texture and color. For variety, you could substitute glazed pecans for the peanuts or cashews; baby turnips or julienned jicama could sub in for the radish. —Nancy Elliott, Houston, Texas

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...


Red, White and Blue Summer Salad

7 reviews

Caprese and fresh fruit always remind me of summer. In this salad, I combine traditional Caprese flavors with summer blueberries...


48 Easy Side Salads That Go With Any Meal

These simple side salad recipes are the perfect co-star for any main dish. Add a splash of color to dinner...


Summer Salad by the Lake

4 reviews

I came up with this recipe to show appreciation to all the teachers at my son’s school. The dish had...

Zucchini Panzanella Salad

4 reviews

I learned how to make panzanella from my friend's grandmother. Once I discovered how to make the perfect vinaigrette, it...


Vegetable Cheese Salad

1 review

Here's a satisfying salad that's garden-fresh. It stars three delicious cheeses and refreshing vegetables like crisp cucumber, bell peppers and...

Crunchy Apple Mixed Greens Salad

Whenever our staff celebrates a birthday or a special occasion, "Mary's Apple Salad" is always at the top of the...


Grilled Steak Bruschetta Salad for 2

Fire up the grill for this tasty salad. The meat will be done in a snap, leaving you more time...


Robust Italian Salad

2 reviews

I toss together is salad to go with any Italian main dish. It has a hearty combination of lettuce, pastrami,...


Grilled Romaine with Swiss

Lovely to look at and crazy good, you won't be able to stop eating this fast and easy veggie dish.

Boston Lettuce Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Spinach gives this luscious, fresh-tasting salad dressing its green color. The slightly licorice flavor from the tarragon complements the salad...


Italian Chicken Salad Cups

Everyone loves chicken salad, but this mayo-free version always stands out. Cooking the chicken in the crockpot gives it so...


Grilled Chicken on Greens with Citrus Dressing

1 review

If you love the flavors of the Southwest - cumin, chili powder, a little cayenne heat - this versatile recipe...


Tomato Bacon Spinach Salad

1 review

To dress up her swift spinach salad, Wendy Barnwell blends bottled Catalina dressing with warm bacon drippings and mustard. "It's...


Yellow Squash & Watermelon Salad

5 reviews

I always enjoy taking this healthy option to parties and potlucks, and people really seem to appreciate it. No oil...

Easy Sirloin Caesar Salad

1 review

A tangy sauce that combines bottled salad dressing, lemon juice and Dijon mustard flavors this filling main-dish salad. You save...


Mushroom Panzanella

My variation on Italian bread salad pairs nicely with grilled or roasted meats. It offers a sensational blend of tastes...


Melon Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

This salad is so refreshing because of the delicious ripe melon. The dressing is also very good on spinach.—Priscilla Gilbert,...


Mushroom Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

“I love salads…especially refreshing ones that taste great!" says Michelle Bagwell of Alamosa, Colorado. "This simple salad has it all...


Crunchy Spinach Salad

1 review

A fresh salad is the perfect complement to any summer meal, like my grilled ribeye steaks. This salad, with its...


Bacon Caprese Salad

7 reviews

In summer, I am always looking for ways to use the fresh basil and tomatoes that grow in my herb...


Grilled Vegetable Ranch Salad

We’re thrilled when the garden starts providing the goodies needed for this simple salad. It’s wonderful alongside grilled salmon or...


Spinach Salad with Penne

Loaded with fresh greens, this delightful pasta salad fits the season perfectly. Lynnell Lowney - Waunakee, Wisconsin

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Layered Garden Bean Salad

2 reviews

For easy entertaining, cover and refrigerate the salad a few hours before guests arrive so you don't have to bother...


Spicy Gazpacho Salad

1 review

Cool, refreshing soup becomes delicious fork food with the addition of greens. Adding more or less hot sauce can vary...


Antipasto Salad with Basil Dressing

“Serve this as an appetizer, side salad or a light meal. It's perfect for a family gathering or romantic picnic...


Quick Blueberry Spinach Salad

I came up with recipe while trying to use up blueberries that I didn't want to go to waste. The...


Strawberry Arugula Salad with Feta

The combination of peppery arugula, sweet strawberries and robust feta cheese may sound unusual, but one bite wins over taste...


Spinach-Orzo Salad with Chickpeas

1 review

The first version of this salad was an experiment in mixing together some random ingredients I had on hand. It...