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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Simple and Refreshing Spring Lunch: Strawberry-Spinach Salad

Need a simple solution for a weeknight lunch or dinner? Look no further than this refreshing Strawberry-Spinach Salad.

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.

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

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

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

Southwest Potato Salad

Betty Crocker

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

Herbed Lamb Meatball Salad

Midwest Living

The red pepper dressing is a revelation, well worth making to top any lettuce salad. You can use beef instead of lamb if you prefer.

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

Roasted Salmon With Green Bean, Apricot and Pistachio Salad


In just 20 minutes you can whip up a nutritious and delicious meal that's less than 400 calories. The salmon provides lots of healthy omega-3 fatty acids while the nutty and fruity vinaigrette dressing used on both the fish and beans keeps the flavors light and refreshing.

Squash and Farro Salad

Family Circle

This salad is superfood central. Vitamin-rich butternut squash, farro, cranberries and kale join forces for a hearty yet healthy dinner.

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

Creamy Fruit Salad

Betty Crocker

An anytime fresh fruit salad gets a flavor boost from orange zest and orange juice, too.

Total: 20 mins
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