A colorful gelatin mold or crisp green salad makes a welcome addition to any Easter or springtime dinner menu. From creamy chicken salad to fresh greens and strawberries or Spring Fiddlehead Fern Salad and more, our recipes will give you great ideas and serving suggestions for your Easter entertaining.
With watercress, asparagus, and radishes, this salad is the perfect way to celebrate the onset of spring or a favorite spring holiday. If you prefer your salad greens on the milder side, use baby spinach in place of the arugula.
This salad brims with big chunks of pears and blue cheese. Its bold flavors pair well with beef or chicken.
Berry season is bonus time for dieters because it is so easy to use them in low-calorie desserts. For this fat-free recipe, sliced strawberries are folded into a gelatin mixture laced with rose wine.
This salad recipe adds a bit of drama to an upscale menu by piling tender baby greens onto halved beets.
The debut of tender asparagus stalks in the produce section is a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. Toss asparagus with rice and nuts to create this spirited side-dish salad.
Two favorite dishes come together in this comforting pasta dish. Serve it at a potluck, a picnic, or as a family dinner any night of the week.
Make this side salad even easier by using jarred mango slices. Look for them in the refrigerated part of your grocer's produce section.
You can also make this main dish salad with grilled Cornish game hens.
Introduce three unusual fall fruits to your family by serving this superlative salad. When ripe, Fuju persimmons are bright reddish orange, but still quite firm. If desired, substitute two pink or red grapefruit for the oranges.
This refreshing gelatin dessert combines fresh blackberries or blueberries with strawberries and fruity juice. It's also a nice summer snack.
Italian meatballs generally call for beef, while this Mediterranean version has lamb as its tasty base. Serve with an arugula and chickpea salad or stuffed inside a pita.
This fresh pea pod side salad tossed with horseradish-mustard dressing makes enough for a crowd. Plus it can be made up to one day before serving.
A tart-sweet citrus-and-mustard dressing brings out the best in this low-calorie fruit and vegetable side dish.
Heart healthy avocados and antioxidant rich grapefruit make this a healthy side salad recipe to add to your menu.
The freshness and flavor of this homemade dressing far surpasses the store-bought version, and it's ready in minutes.