As a side dish or main course, vegetable salads are hearty, colorful meals. Easy preparation makes these vegetable salad recipes -- whether marinated, grilled, or chopped -- not only fast but delicious.
Choose a variety of heirloom and farmstead tomatoes for this recipe. Prepare them whole, sliced, and cut in wedges to make a colorful salad.
Skip the mayonnaise base and swap in a light sesame ginger salad dressing instead.
The Oriental noodles are crunchy when you first make this cabbage salad. If you prefer softer noodles, chill the salad to give them time to absorb some of the soy-vinegar dressing.
Panzella is a traditional Italian bread salad. This main-dish recipe is loaded with chicken to make a quick and easy dinner.
The addition of pea pods and raisins to the rice and barley makes this crowd-pleasing salad extra nutritious. Chill for at least 4 hours to give the salad time to soak up the flavors of the low-fat orange dressing.