Top Rated Salad Recipes

An Everlasting Meal
Parsley makes a very good salad. I have seen the humble leaves do a salad's duties on several occasions. At the wonderful little restaurant Prune, it is served next to two gloriously rich marrowbones and buttered toast. No lettuce on earth is better-suited foil to that fatty combination.  Click here to see How to Season a Salad. 
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Steak Salad
Steak can often feel like a heavy meal, so this recipe balances it out with a light, textured salad. It's perfect for a quick dinner or for impressing guests. The key to this recipe is the proper ingredients: you need fresh lettuce and crunchy jicama to ensure the salad stands out as much as the steak. Click here for Beef Recipes for Any Night of the Week
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Caprese Salad
This classic Italian salad is a must-have when tomatoes are at their best. Just a touch of olive oil and balsamic vinegar along with sweet, peppery basil highlights their natural flavor. And make sure to use the best mozzarella you can find. With ripe, juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil, this salad rocks!
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The key to this salad is finely chopping the kale leaves. The chili powder and lemon allow the kale to taste fresh and give it that extra spice of flavor. 
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Waldorf Salad
Here is a reimagined version of the Waldorf salad as originally conceived here at the Waldorf Astoria New York. This is a bit lighter and healthier to fit the palate of a modern-day diner — a new spin for a new century.
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This avocado, orange, and spinach salad includes zesty tomatoes that will make your mouth water. Not only is it easy to prepare, but this dish is great to pack for work. Let's be honest, there's nothing better than taking 30 minutes off work to step outside, feel the summer breeze, and enjoy a delicious salad. Next time you make a salad, try this zesty salad recipe.
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Beet Salad
Sometimes, using a little help from the store can mean the difference between ordering takeout and making a home-cooked meal. The introduction of precooked fresh beets to the produce section is a boon to busy home cooks; no longer does anyone have to settle for canned beets when in a hurry. This quick and easy, delicious salad is a healthy starter for busy weeknights.
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Never so beautifully has a Caesar salad been illustrated before than with Alain Passard's collage. Eggs, tomatoes, and anchovies clearly show what a delicious and natural Caesar salad recipe this is. 
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Romaine lettuce is a staple for some of the animals at National Aquarium and it is the foundation for our Caesar salad, which almost everyone seems to like. Caesar salad dressing was one of the first salad dressings chef Mark Miranda learned how to make in cooking class (back in middle school) and it is one he continues to make at home today.  
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Liégeoise Salad
This warm salad of new potatoes, green beans, and endive, served topped with fried bacon, onions, and egg, is a Belgian specialty. Hearty and comforting, it's a complete meal in a bowl. Click here to see The Quintessential Café Cookbook.
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Eggless Salad
My long search for the perfect vegan "egg" salad is over! This tofu eggless salad tastes just like the original, only it's fat-free and a whole lot healthier. Black salt is the secret ingredient here. This has quickly became a favorite in our household. See all sandwich recipes.
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Salad
The modern Salade Niçoise can be many things. I like mine with grilled fresh tuna, green beans and steamed potatoes, multicolored heirloom cherry tomatoes, a few nicely dressed greens, and a soft touch of anchovy.  This composed salad is perfect to serve when entertaining guests at lunch. Serve family-style along with a loaf of fresh crusty bread and sweet butter.
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