Traditional Italian menus feature salad alongside the main course, but we've got salads with Italian flair that work all on their own as well. Perfect for potlucks and picnics as well.
These classic antipasto ingredients are dressed with olive oil vinaigrette for a tasty picnic or potluck dish.
The slight bitterness of the escarole plays well against the sweeter leaf lettuce in this easy side salad.
This vegetarian main-dish salad recipe, loaded with healthy protein and fiber, features beans and zucchini, tossed with red wine vinaigrette and arranged with fresh mozzarella and sliced tomatoes.
This popular Italian appetizer becomes a low-calorie main-dish salad.
This simple spinach and lettuce salad is perfect with any meal. Water replaces some of the oil in the herb and garlic vinaigrette for a low-fat dressing.
How cute are these appetizer caprese salads? You can even eat the skewer!
Flavorful pesto broiled on a pita is just the start for this pizza salad recipe.
If you like a really moist vegetable salad, double the dressing recipe.
If you own a spiralizer, feel free to use it to create zucchini noodles for this Italian salad. Feeding vegetarians? Simply omit the salami.
The flavors of pesto mix and mingle into a salad. For a meal, serve with chicken or fish drizzled with the Lemon Vinaigrette.
Here's summer eating at its best--ripe, juicy tomatoes and crisp sweet peppers, accented with a Dijon-style dressing and Gorgonzola cheese.
Caprese mainstays tomato, mozzarella and basil make in appearance in this light pasta salad, as do antioxidant-rich peppers.
In a hurry? This summer salad loaded with tomatoes and romaine lettuce is quick to fix and ready in 20 minutes. Substitute purchased salad dressing for the homemade version and save even more time.
Quickly stir-fry the steak slices and sweet pepper strips, then toss with bottled salad dressing for a satisfying 20-minute dinner.