Main Dish Salads Recipes


Hot Chicken Salad

By Cathie Valentine
My Mom gave me this recipe when I got married in 1984. I pulled it...

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

By Marianne Gleason
Perfect for these hot summer nights! Goes together quickly and not too heavy! Serving...

Kat's Southwest Chicken Salad

By Kathleen Hagood
My husband and I love spicy foods, so I made up a chicken salad recipe that...

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...

Fabulous Chicken Salad

By Stacey Vadas
We all LOVE chicken salad on croissants in my house. Over the years, and with my...

Summer Spicy Shrimp Salad in Tortilla Cups/Bowls

By Allison Hazell
Great in tortilla bowls or as a dip with toasted baguette pieces. It can be prepared...

Cornbread Salad

By Angie Cox
I discovered this at an office potluck, it is wonderful! Great for potlucks, get together s,...

Shrimp Pasta Salad - Waco Style

By Michelle Waco
This is my spin on my Mom's famous shrimp salad - adapted for my DH's tastes...

Millie's Holy Guacamole Pasta Salad

By Millie P. York
I do a lot of cooking for the hospitality team at my church and I was...

Flavorfully Fantastic Chicken Salad Sandwich

By Melissa Varady
This is one of my new favorite sandwiches. My husband recently came up with the recipe,...

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...

Teresa's Broccoli Salad

By Teresa Jacobson
This is my version of the yummy salad I ALWAYS get at Sweet Tomatoes restaurant. It's...

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Breast with Southwest Yellow Rice...

By Barbara Mayo
This dish so, so easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold. Little heat...

Wilted Caesar Salad With Red Onion and Ham

By Karen B
This yummy salad is a main dish, but could be served in smaller portions as a...

Taco Pasta Salad

By gaynel mohler
Our power company sends out a magazine each month with events in our state, and it...

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...

Peggi's Chicken-Bacon Ranch Salad

By Peggi Anne Tebben
You are probably getting tired of hearing about all the recipes I've cooked at restaurants, but...

Susan's Tomato Basil Chicken Pasta Salad

By Susan Din
My family loves this yummy salad. It's similar to La Madeleine's Tomato Basil Pesto Pasta Salad,...

Ramen Chinese Chicken Salad

By Fran Say
Though not a traditional dish, this Chinese Chicken Salad is still a fave in our family!

Wedge Salad with Tarragon Blue Cheese Dressing

By Michelle Tow
I love wedge salads, and wanted to make a version that was all my own that...

Spicy Grilled Beef Salad (Kelaguen)

By Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero
This dish is usually prepared for "Chesa" (side dish) as we call it. This type of...

Grandmother's Seafood Salad

By Melanie B
My ex-husband's Grandmother made this every year for Thanksgiving and my MIL makes it at Christmas...

Pasta Salad

By Belinda Loucks
Whenever I make this pasta salad everyone always asks me to make it again. It...

Ro's Macaroni and Smoked Ham Salad

By Rlpddf Flsddf
I made this pasta salad as a side dish for a function at our local bar...
Summer Recipes That Spotlight Cucumbers

Summer Recipes That Spotlight Cucumbers


When thinking of summer vegetables, squash and zucchini are probably at the top of the list. But, cucumbers are abundant too and we think they deserve the same spotlight. While they are technically a fruit, for cooking many consider them and treat them like a veggie. From a classic cucumber, tomato, and onion salad to […]

18 Snacks To Make Dad

18 Snacks To Make Dad


If you don’t have access to a grill to host a Father’s Day cookout, you can still show dad how much you care. How? By preparing a smorgasbord of snacks catered to dad. Does Dad enjoy eating meat? How about sausage stuffed crescent rolls or skillet chicken nachos? Dad the king of cheesy jokes? Enjoy […]

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer


Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]