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Fresh spinach is best but you can also find spinach in your local supermarket. Cranberries and goat cheese are in this recipe.
Smith and Stlton is a very famous British cheese that provides lots of flavor to this salad.
The Thai flavors come out in the vinaigrette, using peanut butter, honey, lime juice and rice wine vinegar.
This simple spinach salad uses regular bagged spinach instead of baby spinach. You should remove the stalks.
Caprese is a simple tomato, mozarella cheese and basil salad from the Isle of Capri in Campania , Italy.
This is a new way to use cabbage besides cole slaw. Do Chua is a Vietnamese pickling dish that you can change to suit what vegetables you have.
Next time you serve a beet salad think about roasting them in the oven to maintain more of the flavor.
Olive cansarde is an Italian tradition. An assortment of raw vegetables marinated in oil and vinegar and placed in serving dishes.
Fresh ginger, sesame oil, Siracha sauce, Hoisin sauce, rice wine vinegar and soy sauce gives this healthy peanut noodle salad its' Asian flavor.
Chewy, nutty-tasting bulgur wheat, fresh vegetables, and the refreshing zing of lemon juice, make this is a cool side dish wheat salad.
This shaved fennel and radish salad is a perfect salad for hot summer days. You can serve it topped with fresh micro herbs. Another idea is to top it
Chef Victoria Bucknam shows how simple it is to prepare this delicious Greek tomato salad.
It is rare today to have someone make an authentic Caesar Salad using a raw egg, but Farmer/Cook Maggie Mehaffey makes this classic recipe using raw,
You might think that pairing a salad with wines is pretty easy but actually it is more complicated due to the fact that many salad dressings use vin
You can do something a little different than the usual cranberry sauce with this Pear and Cranberry Relish.
Napa cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable important to your health. This cole slaw has great taste, is healthy and is low fat.
This version of the lobster taco is more like a salad, using a tortilla bowl filled with Napa cabbage and scallions.
This combination of sour cream and mayonnaise with apples, cranberries and walnuts is also known as the "wedding salad."
This method of preparing Napa cabbage with Apple Smoked Bacon goes perfectly with the Pan Seared Scallops, pork or any fish.
Nopale cactus are one of the long standing staples of Mexico. Par boil to make into a delicious salad.
Vinaigrettes are a good way to use any excess herbs from your garden or local farm.
The ribeye is one of the most famous of steaks and is also considered to be the Delmonico steak. In this recipe we use it to make a tasty ribeye salad.
This recipe utilizes chickpeas, instead of using seafood or meat, as the main ingredient for a salad similar to tuna or chicken salad.
This Healthy Waldorf Salad with a citrus vinaigrette is a delicious twist on the classic Waldorf Salad and is a perfect way to feature your farm fresh apples this season.
Kathleen Erickson, "the Wine PhD," suggests pairing this refreshing quinoa salad with a glass of Riesling and, for dessert, a crisp apple to get the full effect of this food and wine pairing.
Guacamole made the tradional Mexican way has fresh lime juice, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and serano pepper, salted to taste.
To many New England lobster roll enthusiasts this version has too many ingredients. The grilled frankfurt roll can only be found in New England, however.
This version of a Greek salad is layered and has feta and Kalamita olives with a special layer of black eyed peas.
This buttermilk-parmesan salad dressing packs a tangy flavor punch that gives a refreshing taste to summertime side dishes. For that, you can
A vinaigrette dressing is simply an emulsion of vinegars, oils and protein. This dressing reduces one cup of apple cider by half to enhance the flavor.
Preparing this vegetable is quite simple, once you have the proper knowhow. With a little knife work and a creative mind, fennel makes for a surprising treat on in vast assortment of meals.
Breathe new life into your own life with the fresh fruits and vegetables popping out of the ground this time of year. Chef and caterer Stephanie Smith shares her recipe for an Avocado Beet Salad.
The bright orange of the carrots and deep red of the dried cranberries make this video recipe for Carrot Salad a gorgeous side dish next to any main course.
Basil and nasturtium flowers make this fresh garden salad unique yet approachable.
Don't let seafood intimidate you. Try this delicious scallop ceviche on a bed of rice, topped with greens.
This recipe is best enjoyed with fresh ingredients, however when out of season, store bought ingredients will be just as good.
Christian Collins adds a couple of twists in this ceviche recipe with addition of finely diced avocados and garnishes the final dish with orange zest
This is a quick version of the Thai Peanut Noodle Salad video. It shows you how to make the salad in less than 3 minutes.
In the middle of a sticky heat wave, when even lighting the outdoor grill adds too much heat, chilled soup makes a refreshing, almost effortless meal.
Any Greek salad has to have Feta cheese and Kalamata Olives. This version does not use lettuce but adds radishes, tomatoes and onion.
Simple enough for any night of the week, this video tutorial for Peppercorn Steak Salad, prepared by Chef Dave Foegely, is the perfect dish for the summer grilling season.
With such beautiful rich tones of red and a surprisingly sweet treat among leafy greens, beets are an excellent addition to any meal. Learn a simple technique for how to prepare the ever classic beet.
Chef and farmer Andy Varela has developed an easy and simple way to put your vegetables to good use in this recipe video for Mustard Greens Salad
Caesar Salad is a historical and highly regared American recipe. This version uses mayonaise instead of the famous raw eggs.
Topped with a generous portion of freshly grated Parmesan cheese and sprinkled with a few homemade croutons, there truly no substitute for this easy recipe for Homemade Caesar Dressing.
Using finely diced lemon and lime peels instead of zest saves more of the fragrant oils from being lost in the air in this Citrus Vinaigrette
In this recipe for Broccoli Caesar Salad is chopped into very small pieces, the broccoli textures hold the dressing beautifully, and the sharp flavors in the dressing slightly “cook” away the
With the use of a premade mix, this recipe video for Homemade Coleslaw Dressing shares quick and simple way to prepare this classic summertime side dish.
Balsamic vinegar is often used by itself but can also be used as a flavoring agent as it is here.
Start dressing up your salad in style with Annie Schennum's recipe for Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette.
Fava beans are best eaten when young and tender. They are popular all over the world.
Originating from Levantine cuisine, the Fattoush salad is a wonderful way to highlight fresh vegetables in a healthy, hearty meal.
This traditional octopus salad recipe originates from Italy and is still made for special occasions such as Christmas Eve dinner.
This quinoa salad recipe gets its zest from the salad dressing, which is made out of lemons and limes, olive oil, and dijon mustard.
Want to try a non-mayonnaise version of cole slaw? Diana Rodgers is a nutritional consultant and avid follower and believer in the Paleo diet. This cole slaw, which she first learned of from a friend.
Along with baking their own bao buns and pulling their own fresh mozzarella, Evenfall Restaurant preserves lemons for a delicious preserved lemon vinagrette.
This chicken salad is not your typical rich delight or sandwich stuffer. Just by looking the variety of ingredients, it's easy to see this recipe for Gluten Free Chicken Salad is top notch.
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, best known for her role as a judge on the Food Network’s show Chopped as well as an Iron Chef, charmed audiences at this year’s Newport Wine & Food show with her quick wit and impeccable flavors, preparing Grilled Radicchio in Honey Sauce.
This version of tabouli, a Middle-Eastern wheat and herb salad, includes extra mint and a limejuice dressing, which makes it a refreshing counterpoint to grilled meats and fish.
When made with the heritage golden beets this classic beet recipe takes on a new dimension. You can also make it with red or white beets if desired.
For a refreshing greens stir-fry delight, cook up this Yow Choy Sum With Ginger & Lemon. If you can't find Yow Choy, substitute broccoli rabe or collard greens.
Serve this slightly sweet Watermelon-Basil Vinaigrette recipe over baby salad greens or as a sauce for fish or shrimp.
This refreshing recipe for Watermelon Waldorf Salad should be enjoyed by serving well-chilled in Boston lettuce or radicchio cups.
Savor this exotic, easy, and healthy recipe for fresh Watermelon and Chicken Salad.
Savor the inherently crisp and juicy flavor of sweet onions in this recipe for Fresh Sweet Onion Rings with Basil.
Fresh broccoli, red bell peppers, olive oil and balsamic vinegar salad dressing are the main ingredients to this warm salad.
The original Waldorf salad was created in the 1890s at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. This Waldorf Rice Salad features rice in addition to the standard ingredients.
Use some rustic Italian or other bread with heritage or heirloom tomatoes to make this delicious salad.
This low-fat version of a potato salad uses low-fat buttermilk and light mayonnaise. Each serving contains 3 grams of fat, only 1 of them saturated.
Quick, simple and low-calorie, this Asian Cole Slaw recipe can be fortified with chicken.
Light and simple, this Asian Cucumber Salad recipe is a cool delight. If Japanese cucumbers are unavailable, substitute 1 English cucumber.
A favorite Japanese snack item becomes a cool, healthy salad with this Dilled Edamame Rice Salad recipe.
Light and tasty, this recipe for Crab Salad With Yogurt-Herb Dressing can be easily customized - it could also be made with a can of tuna or leftover cooked white fish fillets, flaked with a fork.
An exotic alternative to pasta, this Spicy Asian Pasta Salad recipe will tantalize your tastebuds. If you can't find Chinese egg noodles, you can substitute just about any type of pasta you have.
This Tofu and Vegetable Salad recipe can be made with any leftover raw or cooked vegetables you might have, including broccoli, cauliflower or mushrooms.
Mushroom lovers will love this Wilted Cabbage Salad recipe with an Asian twist. You can use any type of dried mushrooms, but shiitakes would work particularly well.
Melons make an exotic serving bowl for this unique recipe for Chicken Salad In Horned Melons. If you cannot find horned melons, then use cantaloupe as a substitute.
For an exotic chicken salad, try this Grilled Chicken Salad with Baby Kiwi. Serve this salad recipe as the main course at a luncheon or as a light dinner.
As a recipe alternative,you can serve this exotic Mango Shrimp Salad With Honey-Lime Dressing with cooked scallops, lobster or sliced boneless, skinless chicken breast.
For an exotic change of recipe, Serve this Salad Of Pomegranates, Persimmons, And Kiwis at brunch or over salad greens at lunch.
Vegetable lovers will enjoy this recipe for Antipasto Bean Salad. Serve as a vegetarian option on an antipasto buffet.
For an exotic chicken salad, enjoy this recipe for Black Bean-Chicken Salad With Roasted Garlic Dressing. If you can't get elephant garlic, substitute 1/2 head of regular garlic and roast as directed in this hearty bean salad recipe.
Tangy and healthy, this recipe for Celery Root, Green Bean & Roasted Red Pepper Salad will wake up your taste buds. Celery, also called celeriac, discolors as soon as it is cut, so do not skip the step of placing it in lemon juice.
Colorful and healthy, this meatless Chopped Salad With Black-Eyed Peas is a refreshing recipe.
Onion lovers will relish this recipe for Cipolline Onion and Green Bean Salad.
This light lunch-style Cucumber, Crab, and Enoki Mushroom Salad recipe goes beautifully with rice cakes or sourdough bread, and perhaps a first-course soup.
Serve this Grilled Chile-Shrimp Salad recipe as a first course or increase the amount of shrimp to 1 pound and serve with mixed greens for a main course salad.
This recipe for radicchio slaw with bacon vinaigrette would make an excellent side dish for pork chops.
Serve this recipe for kohlrabi and sugar snap salad as a first course atop mesclun greens or as a side to grilled chicken.
For a Latin salad treat, enjoy this recipe for malanga, black Bean, and pepper salad. Malanga is a starchy tuber found in Latin markets, sometimes referred to as yautia.
For a unique salad, try this recipe for parsley root salad with lemon vinaigrette. Parsley root looks like a cream-colored carrot and is usually sold with the parsley leaves still attached.
Served alone as a first course or with some grilled chicken to make a luncheon main course, this recipe for radicchio and greens salad with orange-sage vinaigrette is delicious.
A delightful combination of flavors, this recipe for red onion and sugar snap pea salad is sure to please.
For a unique salad, try this recipe for fried mozzarella, fennel and grape salad. Do not use fresh mozzarella in this dish, but rather the firmer variety used for pizzas.
A garden delight, this recipe for sweet and sour rhubarb and spinach salad will delight your senses: lightly cooked slices of rhubarb are spooned atop spinach leaves and veiled with a warm sweet-and-sour dressing
For an Asian flavor, enjoy this recipe for Chinese long bean and spinach salad. Chinese long beans can be a foot in length or longer. For an interesting presentation, cut in slightly longer pieces and tie in knots once cooked.
Served as a side to chicken or fish, this jicama salad with cilantro dressing is an exotic and spicy salad. Choose jicama that are uniformly light brown and firm with no blemishes.
Serve this Chayote Salad as a main course at a light lunch or dinner. You could also add some grilled chicken or shrimp to this recipe.
This signature recipe from Fenway Park for Greek Salad is based on the seasonal availability of many of the ingredients, such as the snap peas and fresh cucumbers.
For a unique salad, enjoy this recipe for Fresh Corn and Smoked Mozzarella Salad.
This recipe for Fresh Corn-on-the-Cob Salad is a variation of he original Cobb Salad, tossed at Hollywood's Brown Derby restaurant in 1937.
Serve this recipe for sweet pepper salad as a quick lunch with some crusty bread or warm pitas or as a first course for an Italian-themed dinner party.
Roasting the pears intensifies their flavor; in this delicious recipe for Roasted Pear Salad with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto. They are the perfect foil for the Gorgonzola and prosciutto.
This recipe for Strawberry Chicken Salad is a variation to a good, basic salad.
Serve this recipe for Summertime Fruit Salad as an appetizer or a refreshing side dish.
Serve this recipe for Strawberry and Stilton Salad as an appetizer or a refreshing side dish.
Serve this recipe for Strawberry Summer Salad as an appetizer or a refreshing side dish.
This recipe for Strawberry Antipasto is a low-fat version that substitutes fruit for the vegetables.
Consider this refreshing recipe for Strawberry Fruit Skewers as an addition to your picnics and barbecues.
Serve this recipe for Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad as an appetizer or a refreshing side dish
Serve this recipe for Strawberry Chef's Salad as a refreshing lunch with French bread.
Enjoy the wide-spaced eyes and nutty flavor of a special cheese when you enjoy this recipe for Warm Spinach Salad with Jarlsberg Cheese.
This easy and low-fat recipe for JoAnna Lund's Shrimp Caesar Salad only has 9 ingredients.
For a low-fat tropical flavor, enjoy this recipe from JoAnna Lund for Taffy Apple Salad.
To make the pitas easier to stuff in this recipe for Waldorf Chicken Salad Pitas, JoAnna Lund puts them into the microwave for 10 seconds before trying to fill them.
Enjoy the unique flavor of sweet onions when you enjoy this recipe for Citrus and Sweet Onion Salad.
George Hirsch's Pizza Salad is a fun way to serve a salad. The un-garnished pizza dough in this recipe serves as a platter for a crisp salad.
For a special salad or light lunch, this George Hirsch recipe for Sauteed Portobello Mushrooms with Cream over Arugula will entice mushroom lovers.
This Kaiso Toybox Seaweed Salad is presented in a box created with white asparagus - a unique recipe.
This recipe for Caprese Antipasto is a perfect appetizer or side salad when you have fresh tomatoes from the garden or from the store.
All of the ingredients are easy to find at your local grocery store for preparing this recipe for Smith and Stilton Salad with Grilled Steak Tips.
This salad is perfect for the fall and winter seasons and can be modified for other times of the year by using raisins or currants instead of cranberries. You can also use walnuts, pistachios or pine nuts instead of almonds to suit your taste. Experiment
You can top this delicious recipe for Green Salad with Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette with grilled chicken, steak or salmon, and it also goes really good with crab cakes.
You mays serve this delicious rock shrimp salad as a recipe for filling for sandwiches or as a salad course on a bed of mixed greens.
Enjoy a healthy and tasty change of salad when you try this recipe for Swordfish Salad. If you can't get swordfish, substitute mahi mahi or mako shark.
You could also make this salad recipe for Smoked Venison Salad with leftover roast venison or smoked chicken or turkey.
You can vary the fruit in this recipe for Fruit Salad with Peanut-Orange Dressing depending on what is available. Papaya or mango would also work well.
You may use this lime vinaigrette recipe on a salad of leafy greens and citrus segments. It could also be used as a sauce for grilled fish or seafood.
You could also add some quartered hard-boiled eggs to this healthy and delicious recipe for Citrus Spinach Salad to make it more substantial.
Enjoy this recipe for Papaya and Avocado Salad as a cool treat on a warm day.
Cherry tomatoes, blanched green beans or mushroom slices would all work well in this recipe for Chicken and Sugar Snap Pea Salad.
This delicious Tuna, Black Bean and Mango Salad is a recipe that could also be made with shrimp or sliced grilled chicken instead of the tuna.
When you prepare a cool treat with this recipe for Tropical Fruit Salad, feel free to substitute other tropical fruits if any of these are hard to find.
Serve this colorful recipe for Spinach and Radicchio Salad plain or with one or more of our suggested toppings.
You could also add some fresh vegetables, like bell pepper strips or blanched broccoli florets, to this low-fat recipe for Turkey Pasta Salad.
For a cool and healthy treat, enjoy the sweet tangy flavor of this recipe for Curried Turkey Orange Salad.
This tangy and delicious recipe for Grilled Turkey and Pepper Salad is hearty enough to be a main course for lunch or dinner.
Treat your tastebuds to a variety of fruits and spices when you grill up this recipe for Grilled Turkey Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette.
Make a sweet and tangy meal of potato salad when you prepare this recipe for Gumbo Turkey Potato Salad.
You may serve this delicious recipe for Turkey Salad with Peanut Sauce over mixed greens as a main course for lunch or dinner.
This recipe for Turkey, Black Bean and Corn Salad can be served cold or at room temperature as a lunch or dinner main course.
This colorful recipe for Neptune Appetizer Salad is a crunchy treat with a retro spin.
For this recipe for Layered Mexican Turkey-Rice Salad, purchase prepared avocado guacamole or make your own. For a lower fat option, use our link for sweet pea guacamole.
You may use your turkey leftovers to make this easy and delicious recipe for Roast Turkey and Ramen Noodle Salad.
Poached turkey has a variety of uses. You can use this recipe for Poached Turkey Tenderloins in salads, sandwich fillings or hash.
This recipe for Taste of Mexico Tortilla Crusted Tilapia Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette creates a dish like an unwrapped fish taco with a healthy ratio of fish and flavor-punched greens - the delicious center - to corn chip.