Green Salad Recipes

Go green with these delicious salad recipes! Search our selection of sweet green salads featuring Boston, Bibb, or Iceberg lettuce. Spice up your salad with peppery arugula and watercress, or opt for some extra crunch with a fresh green bean salad. Don't forget to dress it up with some tasty and creative salad dressings including the herb-blended "green goddess", also perfect for potato salads and even better served as a dip!

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Kale-and-Apple Salad

Sweet and tart with crunch for days, the thinly sliced apples in this healthy salad have what it takes stand up to the bold flavors of fresh kale, celery, Parmesan cheese, and a garlicky lemon-honey vinaigrette.
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Classic Caesar Salad

Rating: 3.29 stars
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Crisp romaine, pepper-and-butter croutons, and grated Parmesan are tossed with traditional Caesar dressing.

Fall Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Rating: 3.64 stars
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This salad is highlighted by different greens, a bit of real maple syrup and crumbled blue cheese.

Green Salad with Hard-Cooked Eggs

Keep your cool this summer by turning off the oven. This delicious green salad topped with cubes of Havarti cheese and slices of hard-cooked eggs is easy to make, and hearty enough to serve as a main course.

Martha's Favorite Vinaigrette

Rating: 3.55 stars
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This easy vinaigrette is made with a handful of pantry-friendly ingredients and comes together with just a few shakes of a mason jar! The possibilities using this versatile dressing go way beyond the salad bowl; it's also great for drizzling over dishes like rice pilaf, steamed green beans, and even mains like baked chicken or fish.
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Boston Lettuce with Shaved Parmesan

Rating: 5 stars
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Sometimes the best salad is the simplest one -- this dish features buttery Boston lettuce, shaved Parmesan, and a classic vinaigrette.

Simple Watercress Salad

White-wine vinaigrette brings out the delicate flavor of watercress without overwhelming it in this quick side salad.

Frisee Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Rating: 5 stars
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Frisee has a slightly bitter taste and crisp, curly leaves. Pair it with a tangy vinaigrette for an easy side dish.

Lobster Salad with Greens and Citrus Vinaigrette

The sweetness of the lobster and tomatoes is balanced by a light but flavorful lemon-orange dressing. Tarragon adds a fresh zing.

Tender Lettuce Salad

When feeding a crowd, a large simple salad like this one is always a good idea.

Grilled Skirt-Steak Salad

Some dishes are so adjustable, they're more a concept than a recipe. Exhibit A: this grilled-steak salad. The trick is to drizzle on a little vinaigrette when the meat comes off the heat, to give it a savory brightness. Lay the sliced steak and grilled vegetables on top of crunchy romaine and anything else that beckons at the farm stand, then top it all off with briny feta and more vinaigrette.
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Strawberry Spinach Salad

If preparing this salad ahead of time, add all the ingredients to the vinaigrette with the exception of the spinach, then add the spinach on top and let stand until ready to toss.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Green Beans with Vinaigrette
Rating: Unrated
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These fresh green beans help balance out the richness of the rest of the Thanksgiving meal.
Spicy Squash Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing
Break out of your green salad rut with this lively number.

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Thick-sliced bacon, along with its melted fat, provide not only flavor but also the hot dressing to wilt the greens in this spinach salad.