25 Best Salad Recipes

Avocado and Mint Quinoa Salad

Avocado and Mint Quinoa Salad
2.9

This quinoa salad is a good balance between having some carbs in your meal and wanting a light, fresh salad. It's fast, healthy and can also be made in ...


By Ali Rosen

Salade Verte Recipe

Salade Verte Recipe
4

Salade Verte is Michael’s restaurant’s version of the classic green side salad — simple, direct, fuss-free, beautiful, and perfect as a light appetizer. ...


By Michael McCarty

D’Anjou Pear Salad Recipe

D’Anjou Pear Salad Recipe
4.65

This is Chef Holly Smith’s classic house salad served at Café Juanita in Kirkland, Wash. Not your typical salad, as it doesn't include any greens, the dish ...


By Holly Smith

Green Salad with Fruit Recipe

Green Salad with Fruit   Recipe
5

A light and healthy salad that is full of fiber. Serve this as a starter, alongside stuffed figs, butternut squash soup, and fruit-studded muffins for a Tu ...


By Tori Avey

Salade Lyonnaise Recipe

Salade Lyonnaise  Recipe
5

My favorite salad dressing is the yolk from a perfectly poached egg, especially if the greens are on the bitter side.  Salade Lyonnaise is traditionally ...


By jesskapadia

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe
5

I'm not a huge fan of potato salads, or potatoes really, for that matter. But what I do love is the combination of roasted sweet potatoes, caramelized ...


By Allison Beck

Winter Salad with Banana Squash

Winter Salad with Banana Squash
5

We found these tiny potatoes at the Santa Monica farmers market. Gold, red, and purple bites of root vegetable goodness. If you cannot find such petite ...


By Karina Allrich

Tropical Chicken Salad Recipe

Tropical Chicken Salad Recipe
5

Canyon Ranch in Miami's South Beach serves some of the World's Best Spa Cuisine like this citrusy, healthy chicken salad that gets a touch of creaminess ...


By Canyon Ranch Miami Beach

Seafood Salad Recipe

Seafood Salad Recipe
5

This flavorful mix of seafood, combined with a simple vinaigrette, is a perfect dish to serve for the Feast of the Seven Fishes, or at any other time of ...


By Ben Pollinger

Cauliflower Cilantro Salad Recipe

Cauliflower Cilantro Salad Recipe
3.4

This raw, vegan recipe comes from Sanivan Holistic Retreat and Spa in upstate New York.


By Valaer Murray

Roasted Vegetable Salad Recipe

Roasted Vegetable Salad Recipe
5

I'm always ravenous the day after a big meal. I know I shouldn't be, but I am. While I want to reach for the mashed potatoes and pick at the pies, I know ...


By Yasmin Fahr

Caprese Salad Skewers Recipe

Caprese Salad Skewers Recipe
4

Caprese salad is about as classic and simple as a dish can get, which is why presenting it in a less-than-expected way can add an extra special touch. ...


By Molly Aronica

Soybean Salad Recipe

Soybean Salad Recipe
5

This light and flavorful salad uses fresh soybeans and cucumbers for a refreshing summer side dish. 


By Martha Hall Foose

Roasted Tomato Chicken Salad Recipe

Roasted Tomato Chicken Salad Recipe
3.65

Summer isn't summer without fresh cherry tomatoes of all colors picked still-warm from the sun from my family's garden. My favorite way to prepare them... ...


By Allison Beck

Cucumber-Melon Salad

Cucumber-Melon Salad
4.15

Guilty Goose offers this refreshing summer salad that mixes sweet melons with cool cucumbers and tangy red onions. 


By Christopher Parks

Pomegranate-Herb Salad Recipe

Pomegranate-Herb Salad Recipe
4.4

This bright green and red salad is inspired by the herb salad with toasted cashews served at Carmella. Plus, it utilizes the best trick I learned at ...


By Lauren Shockey

Cucumber Salad with Dill Recipe

Cucumber Salad with Dill Recipe
5

This fresh and delicate spring cucumber salad makes a great side dish for fish, lamb, veal, chicken, or smoked meat. The combination of cucumber and dill is ...


By Camilla Plum

Herb-Marinated Calamari Salad Recipe

Herb-Marinated Calamari Salad Recipe
4.3

Marinated in bright and aromatic herbs and topped with crunchy cucumber and tangy feta cheese, this recipe is a fantastic seafood-filled twist on a more ...


By Charleston Culinary Inc.

Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe
4

This simple egg salad recipe makes a hearty and delicious side dish that's great for picnics or backyard barbecues. 


By Toni Patrick

Summer Corn and Scallop Salad

Summer Corn and Scallop Salad
4.3

When my dear friend and talented cook Lynn Rogers Rabineau visited one summer, she whipped up this uncommonly delicious and visually beautiful corn and ...


By Silvia Lehrer

Easy Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

Easy Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

Fr this Italian side try substituting the mozzarella with a fresh goat cheese or ricotta. You can also serve this hearty pasta salad warm.


By Clodagh McKenna

Pickled Watermelon Salad Recipe

Pickled Watermelon Salad Recipe
5

Chef Robert Trainor serves this summery dish at The Redeye and has kindly adapted it so you can now make it at home.Why pickled watermelon? Pickling gives ...


By Robert Trainor

Tuna Watermelon Salad Recipe

Tuna Watermelon Salad Recipe
5

Fresh tuna adds a savory note to this sweet fruit salad that gets an Asian twist from a sesame peanut vinaigrette. Try serving this at your next cocktail or ...


By Jonathan VanSleet

Greek Salad Recipe

Greek Salad Recipe
4.05

This light, refreshing, and incredibly tasty version of a traditional Greek salad is great as a side salad or a main course with some grilled chicken or ...


By Yasmin Fahr

Refreshing Watermelon-Feta Salad Recipe

Refreshing Watermelon-Feta Salad Recipe
5

A savory way to use sweet watermelon that's topped with tangy feta. 


By chef steve petusevsky

Salad

What is Salad?

A salad is a food item generally served either prior to or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. The word “salad” comes from the French salade of the same meaning, from the Latin salata, “salty.”