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.See Popular Chef Salad Recipes
Go out to lunch right in your own kitchen. Invite a friend and whip up this restaurant-style salad that tastes great and is ready in less than 1/2 hour.
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.
Try a Betty Crocker seafood salad recipe.
Cool summer soups, like Gazpacho, and light salads are what we want in these Dog Days of high heat and humidity. So we couldn't help paying attention to a chef in San Antonio, Jason Dady, who might know a thing or two about cool summer recipes on a blazing hot day. In its story, "Raising the Heat with Cool Soup and Trout Salad," NPR reports that at his Northern Italian restaurant, Tre Trattoria, Dady has come up with a gazpacho of fresh vegetables -- cucumbers, bell peppers, tomatoes -- that is finished with bread (for a smooth thickness) and, for a garnish, the bright tropical tastes of mango and avocado.
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.
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.
Put the strawberries, string cheese, ham, and other ingredients in a container; cover, and let your child shake up their lunch.
Try a farro salad with perfect basil pesto with cooking tips from chef Joanne Weir.
Chef Mitch Einhorn shares recipes and pairings to help you plan your summer party, including gazpacho, tapenade, and Brussel sprouts salad.
Knowing how to make a crab salad sandwich is what sets apart a gourmand from a run-of-the-mill cook. Anyone can whip up a tuna melt or a ham and cheese sub, but a crab salad is a lunch that is equally suited to a damask tablecloth or a picnic basket.
It's almost impossible to think of a Thanksgiving feast without cranberry sauce. The turkey, potatoes, gravy and all the other side dishes are important, but cranberry sauce is the finishing touch. Sure, the kind from a can will do in a pinch, but homemade is far better, and you don't have to be an expert chef to learn how to make cranberry sauce from scratch.
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.
When lunchtime rolls around, a lot of us head to the corner deli or salad bar to grab sandwiches and salads, with the chicken Caesar salad close to the top of the list. It gives you lean protein and greens, it's relatively low fat, and doesn't weigh you down for the rest of the workday. It can also set you back around $10.
A freshly made BLT may not be perfection, but it comes pretty darn close. Delicious bacon, crisp lettuce and gorgeous, juicy tomato slices? Summer just wouldn't be the same without it.
Just when we were getting over chipotle chilies, Sriracha and quinoa, there's a new "secret ingredient" in town, and though it's got an exotic pedigree (at least if you're American), its name is decidedly not menu-friendly. Are you ready for the new era of ... fish sauce?