Nutritious Salad Recipes
Southwestern Cobb Salad
Pork Tenderloin Salad and Grilled Nectarines
Shrimp Caesar Salad
Roast Chicken Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese, and Pecans
Fresh Mediterranean Salad
Pork, Pineapple, and Anaheim Chile Salad with Avocado
Spinach and Pear Salad
Chicken and Couscous Salad
Creole Tomato Salad
Tangy Mustard Coleslaw
This crisp salad is good with burgers or fish sandwiches for a hearty meal. Add a dash of hot sauce to the mustard mixture for extra spiciness.
Arugula Salad with Chicken and Apricots
This main course salad is an ideal lunch or light supper option. Plums work as a delicious substitute for apricots, if you prefer.
Broccoli Carpaccio with Broccoli Stalk Salad
Spinach, Endive, and Tangelo Salad
Pan-Grilled Thai Tuna Salad
Winter Salad with Roasted Beets and Citrus Reduction Dressing
Melon and Fig Salad with Prosciutto and Balsamic Drizzle
The best of the summer is tossed together in this fresh melon and fig salad. Ready in just 30 minutes, it’s an ideal option for a busy weeknight dinner.
Penne, Crispy Tofu, and Green Bean Salad
Pork Salad Provençal
Shrimp and Herb Salad
Summer Bean Salad
Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese and Basil
Our Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese and Basil is light and perfect as an outdoor summer side. Choose a variety of tomato colors to make the salad more beautiful without any additional work.
Bean Salad with Shrimp and Curry Yogurt
Tequila Slaw with Lime and Cilantro
Sweet Pepper and Almond Salad
Smoked Chicken Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing
Our light version handily beats the classic loaded salad—in both flavor and nutrition.
Grilled Chicken Thighs with Thai Basil Salad
A mix of Thai basil and sweet basil makes for a satisfying aromatic salad with no lettuce "filler." Cucumber and shallots offer a bit of crunch. If you can't find Thai basil, use whichever variety you can find. Look for explosively hot Thai chiles at Asian markets, or use serranos.
Wheat Berry, Kale, and Cranberry Salad
If your supermarket carries frozen or shelf-stable precooked wheat berries, you'll save 50 minutes; use 1 cup of cooked grains.
Couscous Salad with Chicken, Dates, and Walnuts
Blackened Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
Lentil Salad with Soft-Cooked Eggs
Green lentils keep a firm texture even after cooking, a desirable trait for this hearty salad.
Bitter Greens Salad with Spiced Mirin Dressing
Arugula Salad with Caesar Vinaigrette
Chickpea, Red Pepper, and Arugula Salad
Quick Parsley-Spinach Salad
Fennel and Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Summer Pea, Watermelon, and Farro Salad
Tuna and White Bean Salad
Romaine, Asparagus, and Watercress Salad with Shrimp
Lime Shrimp Salad with Bean Sprouts and Thai Basil
This refreshing salad gets its flavor from an oil-free, boldly seasoned dressing. Thai basil has a purple hue on its stems and a licorice flavor.
Spicy Basil-Beef Salad
If regular Italian–or Genovese–basil is all you can find, it'll work fine. However, it's worth searching out a few varieties, such as purple, Thai, or lemon basil. Using a mix of varieties improves the salad by adding visual interest and nuanced flavors. If you can't find hanger steak, substitute flank instead.
Greek Chicken Bread Salad
Asian Chicken Salad
Prosciutto, Peach, and Sweet Lettuce Salad
Creamy Chicken Salad
If you have longed for the perfect low-fat chicken salad recipe, look no further. Poaching the chicken keeps it moist and succulent, so you'll need less dressing to bind the salad.
Shrimp, Chorizo, and Corn Salad
Seared Scallop Salad with Prosciutto Crisps
Thai Steak Salad
Lots of veggies and herbs pack this flavorful salad. It’s quick to prepare and would be delicious with grilled chicken or lamb, if you prefer.
Warm Spinach Salad
Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprout Salad
Fizz Kale Salad with Roasted Garlic-Bacon Dressing and Beets
Mexican Broiled Corn Salad
Cherry and Sunflower Seed Kale Salad
Perfect for a light lunch or side, this Cherry and Sunflower Seed salad features a homemade honey-mustard vinaigrette. The dried cherries and sunflower seeds give the kale an extra crunch with a sweet and salty finish.
Kale Salad with Apple and Cheddar
The classic delight of sweet apples and extra-sharp white cheddar cheese meet in this kale salad to give the vitamin-enriched green an extra boost of flavor.
Kale Salad with Mango and Coconut
Kale salad goes tropical with an abundance of flavor from avocado, ripe mango, unsweetened coconut, and fresh lime-honey vinaigrette.
Tahini-Lemon Kale Salad
Highlighting tahini, quinoa, kale, and lemon, this ultra-nutritious salad is a tasty and satisfying dish to rack up your essential vitamins.
Kale Salad with Grilled Artichokes
Spicy Bean and Quinoa Salad with "Mole" Vinaigrette
To make ahead, leave out the greens and keep the quinoa mixture covered in the refrigerator up to two days. Add spinach just before serving. To tame the heat, seed the chile or substitute chopped red bell pepper.
Shaved Asparagus Salad with Manchego and Almonds
Salmon Salad on Arugula
Skillet Asparagus Salad with Goat Cheese