Lettuce is the obvious standard in salads and as a topper for burgers and sandwiches, but it can be functional in so many ways. Try lettuce in wraps, tabbouleh, the super-easy Asparagus Finger Salad, and other recipes.
This main dish salad is better than takeout with its fresh ingredients and crave-worthy flavors. Try it the next time your family needs an escape from the standard dinner fare.
A subtle touch of tarragon enhances the flavor of this low-fat pea soup, which becomes a hearty spring meal when topped with a slice of French bread, prosciutto, and feta cheese.
Granny Smith apples add a sweet crispness to this light and healthy salad with zesty lemon flavors. Grapes and Belgian endive bring special taste to this fresh side dish recipe.
Loaded with beef sirloin steak, bacon, avocado, cheese, and more, this salad won't leave you hungry!
Poached eggs, romaine, radicchio, and red grapes combine in this delicious side dish recipe that's ready in under 30 minutes.
Build on the flavor and fascination with the well-known B.L.T. sandwich by changing out ingredients.
When you add chicken to traditional Caesar salad, it turns into an easy-to-prepare main dish. Serve with crusty bread.
Colorful cherry tomatoes and tangy kalamata olives add great flavor and visual interest to this side salad.
For a fun presentation, serve the salad in hollowed-out tomatoes. This salad recipe includes everything in a bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, with a yummy mayonnaise dressing. Add some cheddar cheese for good measure.
Prepare the dressing ahead of time and then bring it back to room temperature before you toss the salad together.
A simple sour cream dressing is served over a lettuce wedge for this cold side salad.
When you want a quick dinner, try these shrimp and vegetable spring rolls. Serve them with peanut sauce for dipping.
This is the classic of all salads, with ingredients like romaine, garlic, and parmesan cheese. Add chicken for a main dish variation.
This salad brims with big chunks of pears and blue cheese. Its bold flavors pair well with beef or chicken.
To give this classic main-dish salad a Heartland twist, we used steak instead of chicken and Maytag blue cheese instead of Roquefort.
Grab a couple bags of arugula, spring mix or other greens for the base of this light nd refreshing pear salad.