Salad Recipes

A meal just doesn’t seem complete with a homemade salad. From rice and pasta to tuna, chicken and ham, these salads are jam-packed with fresh flavors and creative ideas. Go on and toss a few of these delicious salads into your recipe box.


Yellow Polka Dot Zucchini Side

By Lori McLain
The Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini song is one of my favorites... so...

Sweet n' Spicy Black Bean Salad

By Theresa Poma
This is one of my favorite bean salads ever. Sweet, spicy, and FRESH. I love it!

Cold Chicken Salad

By Lonna Weidemann
I make this ahead of time for camping. It is easy to dish up.

Roasted Shrimp, Corn, Orzo, Lemon, and Parsley Salad

By amelia schaffner
I made this recipe for my volunteering group and it was gone "in a pinch"!!! Everyone...

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

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

Summer Roasted Corn Salad

By Christine Hadden
Summertime finds me with an overabundance of corn. This side dish is a refreshing change to...

Spaghetti Salad with Balsamic and Basil Dressing

By Gretchen ***
Basil is plentiful in the garden now and I love the way it pairs with the...

Cucumber & Tomato Salad

By Lorene Lloyd
Perfect salad for cookouts and summer meals. Put that veggie and herb garden to work!!!

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 -...

Fabulous Chicken Salad

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

Frito Corn Salad

By Pamela Floyd
This recipe was given to me by my neice. Not long after she was married...

THANKSGIVING CRANBERRY CREAM CHEESE SALAD

By Jewel Hall
This is the perfect Cranberry Congealed Salad for your Thanksgiving meal. For years my in-laws have...

Harvest Fruit Salad

By Michelle Helgesen
I came up with this salad when I was asked to bring a fruit salad to...

Acini DI Pepe Salad

By Jane Whittaker
I have been making this for years, and we usually took it camping because it is...

Grandma Wells' Tuna Macaroni Salad

By Katrina Freed
For decades I called this my birthday salad. Every year for as long as I can...

Moroccan Style Salad

By Susan Feliciano
Looking for a way to use radishes or mint? Try this fresh-made salad. It was a...

Ma Huck's Smoky Potato Salad

By Susie Huckvale
This is the hands-down best potato salad out there. Everyone who tries it can't stop eating...

Coconut Layered Dessert

By Cassie *
This is a delicious Coconut Dessert that's great for potlucks or holidays. I just made it...

Mom's Macaroni Salad

By Darci Juris
Elbow macaroni, celery, sweet relish, and hard-boiled egg make up my mom’s macaroni salad. Light and...

Uncle Wiley's Chicken Salad

By Debbie Burbank
My Uncle Wiley lives in Winter Haven Florida. We try to visit him a couple of...

My Creamy Cucumber Salad

By sondra scheel
I have been searching for the perfect cucumber salad but never seemed to find one that...

Take-Along Macaroni Salad

By Elaine Bovender
This is a great make-ahead recipe to take along to church dinners, family potlucks, picnics, cook-outs,...

Fruit Salad to Die For!

By Betsy Chesser
This is such an easy thing to make and the whole family will enjoy it. I...

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

By Catie B
I found this recipe many years ago and adapted it. During the years I made this,...
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Eggplant is very underrated. If eaten raw, it’s bitter. But once it’s baked or fried, eggplant has a mild taste with a creamy texture. It’s the perfect base for a recipe because it takes on the flavor of other ingredients. A great option for a vegetarian dinner, eggplant can be used in many different ways. […]

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