Cobb Salad from America's Favorite Salads — 10 Recipes Slideshow

America's Favorite Salads — 10 Recipes Slideshow

Jane Bruce

Cobb Salad

Here is the salad as originally conceived by (or served to, depending on which stories you believe) Bob Cobb, a star employee who later became president of the now-defunct Brown Derby restaurants in Los Angeles.

Click here to see The Ultimate Cobb Salad Recipe.

Romulo Yanes

Crab Louis

Martha Stewart offers her take on this West Coast classic.

Click here to see the Crab Louis Recipe.

Viviane Bauquet Farre

Caesar Salad

Viviane Bauquet Farre, author of the blog Food and Style, offers an updated, lightened version of the venerated classic salad recipe.

Click here to see the Caesar Salad with Chile-Spiced Croutons Recipe.

Holly Clegg

Caprese Salad

The sheer simplicity of this traditional Italian salad is what makes it a classic — there's nothing to distract from the simple, refreshing flavor of ripe tomatoes at their best.

Click here to see the Caprese Salad Recipe.

The Reynolds Group

Wedge Salad

This is a staple of steakhouse dinners, and no roundup of classic American salad recipes would be complete without a wedge salad.

Click here to see the Little Alley's Wedge Salad Recipe.

Anassa Taverna

Greek Salad

Sometimes, the classics are the best, and this simple salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta, and Kalamata olives is one of many traditional ways to start a delicious Greek meal.

Click here to see the Classic Greek Salad Recipe.

Viviane Bauquet Farre

Niçoise Salad

Viviane Bauquet Farre, author of Food and Style, offers her refreshing take on classic Niçoise salad.

Click here to see the Niçoise Salad with Grilled Vegetables and Basil-Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe.

Waldorf Astoria New York

Waldorf Salad

Here is David Garcelon's updated, lightened take on the iconic salad from the place that started it all — Garcelon is the culinary director at the Waldorf Astoria New York.

Click here to see the Waldorf Salad Recipe.

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Italian Salad

Sopressata, pepperoni, prosciutto, sharp provolone… wait is this a salad? Yes it is, an Italian deli classic. (There are a few leaves in there, too — some arugula, anyone?)

Click here to see the Insalata Italiana Recipe.

Stephen Danelian

Fruit Salad

Pack fruit salad this along with some sandwiches for a quick and easy picnic.

Click here to see the Fruit Salad with Herb Syrup Recipe.

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America's Favorite Salads — 10 Recipes Slideshow