Garden Salad Recipes

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Pecan-Pear Tossed Salad

To save time, I prepare the ingredients and dressing the day before, then combine them just before serving. This salad has become a star at family gatherings. Once, when I forgot to bring it, dinner was postponed so I could go home and get it!
-Marjean Claassen, Sedgwick, Kansas

Spinach Salad with Pears & Candied Pecans

A tasty combination of pears, blue cheese and spinach make this salad a standout. The sugared pecans add a nice...


Honey-Pecan Kiwi Salad

4 reviews

This dish won second place in a summer salad recipe feature published in our local newspaper. But it takes first...


Green Salad with Vanilla-Citrus Vinaigrette

Just thinking about this refreshing medley makes my mouth water! The sunny, citrusy salad is a variation of a recipe...


Crunchy Apple-Pecan Slaw

2 reviews

From North Platte, Nebraska, M.K. Bishop relates, "This salad is so quick to put together using a convenient coleslaw mix....

Pecan Mandarin Salad

1 review

Pecans and canned mandarin oranges give this salad the color, crunch and sweetness needed to convince the children to eat...


Peachy Pecan Salad

4 reviews

You'll only need a total of six ingredients—three for the refreshing citrus dressing and three for the colorful salad. You...

Pecan-Crusted Chicken Salad with Fig Vinaigrette

2 reviews

This entree salad is suitable for family dinners as well as, entertaining. Herb-coated chicken tenders are served on a bed...


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Pecan-Pear Green Salad

2 reviews

This lovely salad adds a special touch to any meal. The juicy pear slices, toasted pecans and mixed greens are...


Cranberry Romaine Salad with Raspberry Vinairgrette

1 review

Dried cranberries and feta add intense flavor to this simple salad that balances perfectly with the refreshing homemade dressing. —Elizabeth...


Honey Pecan & Goat Cheese Salad

2 reviews

I once made this salad for my wife and son—who loves goat cheese—while our homemade pizza was baking. One of...

Chicken, Pecan & Cherry Salad

1 review

Already cooked chicken strips make this a super easy meal when I'm trying to get dinner on the table in...


Pecan-Mandarin Tossed Salad

I enjoy making this fruity, crunchy salad for special events and holiday dinners. Because of its mouthwatering blend of flavors...


Pecan Tossed Salad

2 reviews

This simple salad relies on packaged salad greens that get flavor and crunch from toasted nuts. Preparation of the tasty...


Strawberry Orange Pecan Tossed Salad

7 reviews

With juicy strawberries, tangy mandarin oranges and crunchy pecans, this refreshing salad has plenty of appeal. The oil-and-vinegar dressing lends...


Chicken Pecan Salad

In our house, this light and tasty salad is a real summer favorite! I usually serve it with sliced tomatoes...

Orange Pecan Salad

There are endless ways to make a salad. I like to try something new every time—and I've found that this...


Nectarine Pecan Salad

2 reviews

Marina Sanders of Altamont, Manitoba shares her fast four-ingredient salad complemented with an easy shake-to-make dressing that's inexpensive and, best...


Nutty Pear Spinach Salad

1 review

Pear slices and some dried cherries, crunchy pecans, spinach and blue cheese combine to make this special savory salad from...


Pecan Spinach Salad

2 reviews

My family thinks this refreshing salad is sensational. Coated with a pleasant vinaigrette and topped with toasted pecans and blue...


Arugula Salad with Sugared Pecans

These candied pecans for salad pair perfectly with a tangy dressing. Our home economists recommend keeping a close eye on...


Fresh Pear & Romaine Salad

3 reviews

A relative gave me the tip to make salad dressings with whatever fruit I was using in my salad. It...


Spinach, Apple & Pecan Salad

4 reviews

One day, company was on the way, and I forgot to buy salad fixings. Scavenging the fridge for ingredients, I...


Pear & Pecan Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

A tart cranberry dressing balances beautifully with sweet, juicy pears in this salad that’s easy to make and sure to...

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Strawberry-Chicken Salad with Buttered Pecans

2 reviews

Having lived in several states in the South, I love tossing pecans into recipes for a little added flavor and...


Mandarin Pecan Salad

4 reviews

Toss together this refreshing salad from Jeaune Hadl Van Meter of Lexington, Kentucky. The crisp greens are mixed with nuts...


Gorgonzola Pear Tossed Salad

Tired of tossed salads? Here's an irresistible variation featuring pears that makes an attractive and tasty first course. The cheese...


Apple-Pecan Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

3 reviews

Sweet-tart apples, like Braeburn or Empire, pair well with Parmesan cheese in this apple pecan salad. You can also try...


Nutty Green Salad

This is a deliciously different summer salad just for two. You’ll want to try the light curry-orange dressing! —Barbara Robbins,...


Candied Pecan Pear Salad

1 review

For special occasions, I like to dress up packaged salad greens with sweet pears, crunchy pecans and a slightly tart...