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.


Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for your...

Redneck Watermelon Summer Salad

By Cheryl Kemptner
Watermelon and pineapple for the most refreshing summer salad you'll ever make! So good some folks...

Mexican Corny Cucumber Salad

By Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Love this salad for something different to be served as a Mexican side, over your enchiladas,...

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...

Dorito Taco Salad

By Kristina Talkington
I had this at a potluck dinner one time, and I fell in love with it....

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...

Grilled Chicken Salad, Restaurant Style

By Peggi Anne Tebben
I used to make this in 2 different steakhouse type restaurants I cooked in. It started...

BLT Chicken Salad

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

Cornbread Salad

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

Pretty & Awesome, Layered Salad !

By Dee Schimmel
I started making this salad 20 years ago and it has evolved into this. It...

Eva's Green Salad

By Leslie Holt
This recipe is super easy to make. The dressing is delicious (for a little variety...

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

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

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...

Mama's Deviled Eggs

By Eva Marion
This recipe is one my mom taught me years ago. Not your standard deviled eggs...

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...

Fruity Nutty Chicken Salad

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

Southern Antipasto Salad

By Barbara Drexler
This is the way my Mom taught us to cook. Start out with a great recipe...

Shiraxi Salad

By Itav D
This a Persian Salad which I added Avocado to it and taste different, but I love...

Orzo Salad

By Lindsey McCue
This is a favorite salad I make often. It's so versatile you can really make it...

E-Z Grapefruit Salad

By AMANDA FIELDS
My Aunt loved this recipe on warm summer days, and said " With the already-prepared grapefruit...

Dog-Days Watermelon Salad

By Connie Tucker
Now's the time to take advantage of the great supply of cucumbers and watermelon this time...

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

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