Chef Salad

At lunch or supper, the chef salad is a winning combination. These easy recipes contain all the traditional chef salad ingredients from chicken to ham to a special salad dressing.

Grilled Chicken Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Seasoned grilled chicken is tossed with fresh greens, fruit, and pine nuts in this low carb dinner salad.

Mexican Chef's Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

When retesting this reliable main-dish salad recipe, likely a forerunner of taco salad but with ham and chicken rather than beef, Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen cooks thought it needed more zip. To replace the original one Anaheim pepper, an entire can of chile peppers is called for.

Herb Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing

Better Homes and Gardens

You can prepare this delicious lemony side dish recipe from start to finish in just 20 minutes. Top with sliced radishes before serving.

Total: 20 mins

Chef's Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Drizzle your favorite salad dressing over this 30-minute main dish that combines meat, cheese, eggs, tomato, and sweet pepper. This recipe is versatile enough for lunch or dinner.

Total: 30 mins

Classic Chopped Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

All Wrapped Up Chef Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Chef's Garden Salad

Midwest Living

Lots of colorful vegetables are layered with beans, cheese, and bacon to make this main-dish salad. Serve it in a clear glass bowl at parties so guests can see the layers.

Shake-it-Up Salad

Parents

Put the strawberries, string cheese, ham, and other ingredients in a container; cover, and let your child shake up their lunch.

Total: 20 mins

Smoked Turkey Salad with Oranges

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe calls for quartered oranges and orange vinaigrette dressing which gives this salad main dish a sweet, fruity taste. If you prefer, substitute duck breast for the turkey.

Mango Chicken Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Quick-cooking chicken breast tenders makes this main-dish salad go from start to finish in 30 minutes.

Total: 30 mins
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