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Salad Recipes For Two

Looking for salad recipes for two? Find salad recipes for two including chicken salads, fruit salads, and more salad recipes for two from the cooking for two magazine.

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Honey-Lime Fruit Salad

Honey-Lime Fruit Salad

Honey-Lime Fruit Salad

When husband Frank and I yearn for something a little different at mealtime, I fix this unique fruit salad. It's really light and refreshing.—Emma Magielda, Amsterdam, New York

Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

Just five ingredients are all you’ll need for this simple, yet tasty salad with a sweet homemade dressing. Jean Morgan of Roscoe, Illinois shares the recipe.

Mini Layered Salad

Mini Layered Salad

Mini Layered Salad

“I received this recipe from my dear aunt 20 years ago,” writes Carmen Edwards from Midland, Texas. “It’s my very favorite make-ahead salad and I’m happy to share it.”
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Mock Crab Louis Salad

Mock Crab Louis Salad

Mock Crab Louis Salad

“Come spring, I like a meal that doesn’t involve turning on the stove,” pens Alice Cibulka of Sun City, Arizona. “This hearty salad is quick, filling and fantastic. I round it out with lemonade, ice cream and a bunch of daffodils.”

Old-Fashioned Coleslaw

Old-Fashioned Coleslaw

Old-Fashioned Coleslaw

My sister-in-law gave me this recipe over 50 years ago and it's still a hit at potluck dinners. I made it for company once, and they came by the next day with a large head of cabbage, hoping to exchange it for the recipe. -Joyce LeMonds, Castle Rock, Washington

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

THIS RECIPE from my aunt was an immediate hit. I had pork and beans and mayonnaise in the pantry and all the vegetables in my garden. It's wonderful for a picnic or barbecue because it travels well in a cooler and is so colorful. -LaVerne Stetler, Escalon, California

Radish Cucumber Salad

Radish Cucumber Salad

Radish Cucumber Salad

I put this salad together with vegetables I had left in my garden. My family liked it so well, I started bringing it to community suppers and was often asked for the recipe. It's a refreshing side dish for any meat entree. -Mildred Sherrer, Bay City , Texas

Simple Marinated Mushroom Salad

Simple Marinated Mushroom Salad

Simple Marinated Mushroom Salad

Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas shares this tart medley that puts mushrooms in the spotlight. The salad is well-coated with a vinaigrette made with Dijon mustard, vinegar and herbs.

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

For a taste of summer sunshine, Marana, Arizona’s Marian Bauerle whips up this quick, refreshing salad. “It’s pretty enough to double as a dessert,” she notes. “Peach yogurt and coconut really dress up the canned fruit cocktail.” TIP: LEFTOVER MINI MARSHMALLOWS CAN BE ADDED TO HOMEMADE TRAIL MIX OR A BOWL OF CEREAL OR USED AS A TOPPING FOR A BAKED SWEET POTATO ALONG WITH BUTTER AND CINNAMON.

Slaw for Two

Slaw for Two

Slaw for Two

FOR A soup and salad supper, a picnic or a buffet, this recipe can be modified to serve any number. I often make it for just the two of us, and it works well. Tasty and colorful, it's a welcome addition to any meal. -Sylvia Ford, Kennett, Missouri

Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad

Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad

Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad

“I made a large version of this colorful pasta salad for a Super Bowl party, and all my guests loved it. They wanted to know what I put in it to make it taste so good,” Ana Colon writes from Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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