Lunch Salad

Whether you're looking for a refreshing first course or a surprising main attraction, you can't go wrong with a salad. Our collection of salad recipes offers endless ideas, so dig in!

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Salad Days -- Easy, Nutritious Lunch Recipes: Best of the Blogs

We know it's still late February, but healthy lunchtime salads are suddenly on our mind. Spring is just around the corner, right? And we are trying to drop a few pounds before the warm weather hits. And let's not forget the big promise we made around New Year's, that we were going to eat healthy this year. And if you're going to eat healthy, you're going to have to have lots of salad. Most of the blogs across the nation are thinking the same thing. In fact, we were surprised to find such a bounty of great, easyread more

How to Make Tuna Salad

This recipe is a favorite for a quick and easy sandwich. :earn how to make this spicy tuna salad to sandwich between any type of bread.

Balsamic Berry and Turkey Salad Sandwiches

Pepperidge Farm

You'll want to brown-bag it, because these easy-to-make turkey salad sandwiches, made special with strawberries, green onion and balsamic vinegar, are better than you'll get at any deli.

Total: 40 mins

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Walnuts

The Food Channel

Three superfoods, walnuts, strawberries and spinach, team up to create a fresh-from-the-garden flavor when you want to welcome spring with a nutritious lunch or side salad.

Hot Turkey Salad with Sage Biscuits

Betty Crocker

Sage-flavored biscuits (think of yummy stuffing) top a hearty bubbly hot turkey casserole.

Total: 45 mins

Garden Ranch Pasta Salad

Betty Crocker

Salad's a snap for tonight's barbecue! A box of Suddenly Salad® mix and a few extras are all you need.

Total: 15 mins

Smoked Turkey Jarlsberg Salad Supreme

Betty Crocker

A quick stop at the deli yields a rich turkey salad with bursts of juicy grapes and crunchy almonds. 20-minute meal!

Creamy Parmesan Pasta Salad

Betty Crocker

Farmers' market basil and produce mixed with bow-ties and Parmesan make the perfect pasta salad to serve at your next backyard get-together.

Total: 25 mins

How to Make Chicken Waldorf Salad

Learn how to make chicken waldorf salad more modern with add-ins like dried cherries, pecans and rosemary. You can even try it with smoked chicken (available at most supermarkets) to bring in new layers of flavor.

Fresh Vegetable-Pasta Salad

Betty Crocker

Add pizzazz to a foolproof pasta salad, using crisp and colorful bell peppers, broccoli and onion.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Wheat Berry Salad

Betty Crocker

Wheat berries are whole, unprocessed kernels of wheat. Look for wheat berries in the cereal, self-serve bulk foods or natural-foods section of your supermarket.

Total: 2 hrs 40 mins

Southwest Potato Salad

Betty Crocker

With two types of potatoes, this side salad packs a Southwestern punch thanks to chipotle chilies .

Cornbread Croutons

Taste of the South
Total: 1 hr 55 mins

Beef Taco Salad


Classic taco ingredients plus a flavor-packed sauce turn a simple dish into something spectacular.

Total: 35 mins

Crunchy Potato Salad


This all-American picnic favorite is made perfect with tender potatoes, green pepper, onion and hard cooked eggs in a creamy celery, vinegar and mayonnaise dressing.

Total: 3 hrs 40 mins

Warm Escarole Salad with Snow Peas and Sausage

Food & Wine

This savory main-course salad is as satisfying as it is restorative. "According to Thai belief, both peas and pea shoots are revitalizing, as well as good for digestion," Su-Mei Yu says. "And escarole strengthens muscles and bones."

Total: 40 mins

Quick Antipasto Pasta Salad

Betty Crocker

Bring a touch of Italy to the dinner table with a delicious pasta salad bursting with cheese, salami, olives and tomatoes.

Total: 25 mins
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