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Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the holidays since it can be made ahead. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida

Italian Bread Salad with Olives

This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

5 reviews

I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...


Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

15 reviews

A splash of lemon and hint of refreshing mint brighten up the medley of red tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and ripe...


Spectacular Overnight Slaw

28 reviews

To come up with this dish, I used a number of different recipes, plus some ideas of my own. It's...

Colorful Quinoa Salad

12 reviews

My youngest daughter recently learned she has to avoid gluten, dairy and eggs, which gave me a new challenge in...


Summer Corn Salad

33 reviews

This beautiful salad truly captures the summer season. It's chock full of fresh veggies and basil, and feta cheese gives...

Summer Orzo

2 reviews

I’m always looking for fun ways to use the fresh veggies that come in my Community Supported Agriculture box, and...


Contest-Winning Tomato Corn Salad

13 reviews

Warm and colorful, this tantalizing side dish bursts with refreshing vegetable flavor. Fresh herbs and Dijon mustard add the pizzazz.


Mom’s Tangy Potato Salad

2 reviews

This chunky potato salad is a great dish for a family picnic or on a night when you're grilling out....


Classic Macaroni Salad

32 reviews

This classic macaroni salad recipe is a refreshingly light take on an all-time favorite. It's perfect for a fast weeknight...

Tomato and Basil Couscous Salad

2 reviews

It’s hard to believe that tossing a few pantry ingredients with summer’s fresh best can yield such a lovely salad....


Veggie Barley Salad

"When I took this salad to a family potluck, it was such a hit! I often fix it with basil-flavored...


Strawberry & Pecan Salad

1 review

It is always a crowd-pleaser when I bring it to a potluck at school...I never have to bring leftover home.—Sharon...


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Pasta Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

4 reviews

This pasta salad is frequently requested at family get-togethers. The poppy seed dressing is also delicious in coleslaw or with...


Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

10 reviews

When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas

Sweet-Sour Pasta Salad

9 reviews

Fresh garden vegetables add color and crunch to this attractive salad. Its pleasant vinaigrette-type dressing is sparked with ground mustard...


Antipasto Marinated Vegetables

The colorful vegetables and the tart dressing make this a lively addition to a holiday table. Serve it as a...


Mom’s Chopped Coleslaw

9 reviews

For Friday dinners, my mother made coleslaw to go with our fish. It’s still a family tradition, and the tangy...