Easter Salads

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.

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Watercress, Arugula and Asparagus Salad

Family Circle

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.

No-Fuss Blue Cheese and Pear Salad with Apricot Nectar Dressing

Better Homes and Gardens

This salad brims with big chunks of pears and blue cheese. Its bold flavors pair well with beef or chicken.

Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

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.

Blushing Berries

Family Circle

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.

Beet Salad with Orange-Balsamic Dressing

Better Homes and Gardens

This salad recipe adds a bit of drama to an upscale menu by piling tender baby greens onto halved beets.

Roasted Asparagus-Orange Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Springtime Rice and Asparagus Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Orange Dream Fruit Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Make this side salad even easier by using jarred mango slices. Look for them in the refrigerated part of your grocer's produce section.

Total: 20 mins

Persimmon, Blood Orange, and Pomegranate Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Total: 50 mins

Grilled Quail Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

You can also make this main dish salad with grilled Cornish game hens.

Double-Berry Cooler

Diabetic Living

This refreshing gelatin dessert combines fresh blackberries or blueberries with strawberries and fruity juice. It's also a nice summer snack.

Middle Eastern Meatballs

Parents

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.

Pass-The-Peas Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Orange-Asparagus Salad

Diabetic Living

A tart-sweet citrus-and-mustard dressing brings out the best in this low-calorie fruit and vegetable side dish.

Total: 20 mins

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Diabetic Living

Heart healthy avocados and antioxidant rich grapefruit make this a healthy side salad recipe to add to your menu.

Total: 20 mins

Fresh Asparagus Ribbon Salad

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 30 mins
Easter Salads  Recipes: Take your pick!
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