Blue Ribbon 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.


Spring Salad With Fruit, Feta, and Pecans

By Angela (Grammy) Derby
Sometimes I just want a light and delicious salad with fruit and mixed greens. I...

Southern Style Potato Salad

By Kristin D
I love a decent potato salad, especially during the summertime when all those BBQ's happen. I...

Chicken Waldorf Salad

By Marlene Fields
My husband and I both love this as a main dish salad. What could be easier,...

Pami's Chunky Chopped Salad

By Pami Toll
I've lost about 60 lbs eating this. It's delicious, filling and I look forward to making...

Broccoli Crunch Salad With a Parmesan Twist

By Mary Kay Nugent
Light, crisp, savory, and sweet are the words that come to mind when I describe this...

Cold Chicken Salad

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

Fruity Nutty Chicken Salad

By Gordon Savell
Every time someone new tries it, I have a new fan. My sister and I made...

Chicken and Strawberry Salad

By Susan Cutler
You grill the chicken in this salad after it marinates. If you have other appliances used...

BLT Chicken Salad

By Cherie Hammond
This is one of my favorite chicken salads. It is versatile because you can use...

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

By Robin Hearon
This is a wonderful and refreshing side dish that is perfect for any summer occasion. The...

Broccoli Slaw Salad

By Laura Y.
Super easy and fast if you regularly have these items on hand. If you prefer home-cooked bacon...

Roasted Beet, Goat Cheese and Pecan Salad

By Amy Scotti
I used to hate beets-until I tasted fresh ones! This salad highlights the different textures...

Savory Summer Seafood Salad

By DONNA WILL
I love this recipe. It is a hit anytime it is made, Not just for summer,...

Cornbread Salad

By Melanie Miller
This salad is a refreshing side dish or simply on its own. For a change,...

Romaine Wilted Salad

By Nicole Foster
My daughters beg me for this salad every week!

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

By Robin Dextradeur
As everyone has a different taste, you can change this up and use blue cheese dressing...

Spring Salad With Orange Dressing

By Tammi Preston
This delightful salad is excellent for large gatherings.

Grandma Barbara's Tuna Salad

By Lindsey McCue
Our family gatherings would never be the same without a giant bowl of my Grandma's tuna...

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

By Julie McLaughlin
This is a recipe that I stumbled upon years ago and I tweaked it to my...

Fabulous Chicken Salad

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

2 beans and sweet pepper salad

By hanaa abiskaron
it is best if eaten the day after .

Grandma Dee's Tuna Egg Salad

By Dee Stillwell
I am submitting this recipe in honor of my grandson, Cayden. He loves his Grandma Dee...
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