Our collection of substantial main-course salads are quick to prepare and delicious -- perfect for busy weeknight dinners.
It's easy to love a salad packed with such familiar ingredients as turkey breast, avocado, and Monterey Jack cheese -- and even easier with no-fuss buttermilk dressing.
Here's a salad that, with its hearty chicken cutlets served next to crunchy blanched green beans, holds its own against any three-course meal.
There's always something yummy on your fork in a good chopped salad like this one, which combines chile-rubbed pork, romaine lettuce, juicy tomatoes, corn, cheese, and a garlicky buttermilk dressing.
Aromatic cumin, lemon, and scallions add Middle Eastern allure to this vegetarian salad. Chickpeas and whole-wheat couscous provide complete protein.
Soba noodles have a light, bready texture that compliment crisp veggies like cucumbers and bell peppers, and sauces like our marinade of sesame oil, lime juice, and vinegar.
Cherries aren't only for jams and pies -- these juicy, ruby-red summer beauties are ripe for the picking in this refreshing salad of Boston lettuce, goat cheese, walnuts, and sliced chicken.
Water-packed artichokes, rather than oil-packed ones, will have a lighter flavor profile, giving you more control of the overall flavor of this mixed salad of pasta, greens, and beans.
We've pared down the traditional Chicken Cobb salad to what are arguably its main components -- greens, egg, bacon, poultry, and blue cheese -- and then taken it even one step further, using turkey bacon to cover two of those requirements.
As our readers have noted, there's nothing to stop you from grilling the corn alongside the chicken to make this vibrant arugula salad.
Sauteed shrimp and strips of romaine lettuce get a crisp, creamy blast of lime, buttermilk, and avocado in this summery salad, while toasted pepitas -- pumpkin seeds -- add an earthy crunch to every bite.