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.


Grandma's Cranberry Salad

By Leah Stacey
I grew up with my grandmother and mom making this every year for the holidays. This...

Deli Mac Salad

By Helene Mulvihill
This is a family recipe from my husband's family. They owned a deli in NJ many...

Butternut Squash, Carrot, Apple & Cranberry Salad

By Darci Juris
Five servings of vegetables a day... that's what they say. This recipe should easily help you...

Party Pasta Salad

By Tammy Raynes
Summertime cooking doesn't have to be hot and boring. This little salad is great any time...

Redneck Watermelon Summer Salad

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

Southwest Pasta Salad

By Carolyn Haas
I was asked to bring a salad to a funeral and I combined a few different...

Balsamic Potato Salad

By Tonya Young
Well, I'm a huge balsamic vinegar fan AND red potato fan, so this potato salad is...

Romaine Salad

By Vic Gatto
This is a recipe I learned (or stole) from my wife. The nuts and Ramen...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

All American Dessert

By Polly Anna
This picture doesn't do it justice! You can have a beautiful dessert that is low...

Basil Tomato Salad

By Belinda Ramsey
I LOVE this salad! Not only does it taste yummy... it's extremely EASY!! The best of...

Mediterranean Salad

By liz carrier
Light salad with a great Greek flavor...

Spinach Bacon Salad with Warm Dressing

By Pauline Greenwood
my family has been serving this on holidays for years!

Eva's Green Salad

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

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

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

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...

Heavenly Hash Fruit Salad

By Marilyn Deacon
This recipe is been passed down through 4 generations in our family via my mother's side,...

Orange Cream Fruit Salad

By JANE LOUISE
This is a lick the spoon and bowl kind of recipe. The creamy orange sauce enhances...

Esther's (My Mom) Potato Salad

By Paul Bushay
Another recipe from my boyhood! My brothers and I would always ask for this when we...

Fruity Nutty Chicken Salad

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

Grandma Gilbert's Raspberry Salad

By colleen gilbert
My grandma served this every Christmas eve dinner, and it's one of our favorites. Very refreshing!

Cornbread Salad

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

Oriental Coleslaw

By Angie Cox
The first time I saw this was at an office potluck, and I thought ewwww. But...
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