Lettuce

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.

See Popular Lettuce Recipes

Thai Beef Salad

Family Circle

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.

Spring Pea Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Spring Waldorf Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Total: 20 mins

B.L.T. and More

Better Homes and Gardens

Build on the flavor and fascination with the well-known B.L.T. sandwich by changing out ingredients.

Total: 15 mins

Poached Egg Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Poached eggs, romaine, radicchio, and red grapes combine in this delicious side dish recipe that's ready in under 30 minutes.

Steak Cobb Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Better Homes and Gardens

Loaded with beef sirloin steak, bacon, avocado, cheese, and more, this salad won't leave you hungry!

Caesar Chicken Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

When you add chicken to traditional Caesar salad, it turns into an easy-to-prepare main dish. Serve with crusty bread.

Total: 40 mins

Romaine Hearts with Lemon-Honey Vinaigrette

Midwest Living

Colorful cherry tomatoes and tangy kalamata olives add great flavor and visual interest to this side salad.

Total: 15 mins

Mixed Lettuces with Pear and Blue Cheese

Family Circle

Grab a couple bags of arugula, spring mix or other greens for the base of this light nd refreshing pear salad.

Teriyaki Beef and Lettuce Wraps

Better Homes and Gardens

Savory fillings inside lettuce leaves make a healthy appetizer that's light, fresh and fantastic.

Total: 40 mins

Meatballs and Greens on Ciabatta

Better Homes and Gardens

Packaged meatballs seasoned in a lemon juice, parsley, and garlic mixture are served over ciabatta rolls and topped with romaine leaves in this 15-minute main dish recipe.

Total: 15 mins

Beets and Greens Dinner Salad

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 30 mins

Tossed Italian Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This simple spinach and lettuce salad is perfect with any meal. Water replaces some of the oil in the herb and garlic vinaigrette for a low-fat dressing.

Total: 25 mins

Salad Nicoise

Better Homes and Gardens

Cook and chill the beans and potatoes for this French-inspired salad a day before serving. A great make ahead recipe.

BLT-Stuffed Tomatoes

Family Circle

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.

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